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SUNS # 8510 Wednesday 26 July 2017
 
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Trade : Significant decrease in new trade restrictions by Members, says WTO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) implemented 74 new trade-restrictive measures during the period from mid-October 2016 to mid-May 2017, representing a "significant decrease" over the previous period and marking the lowest monthly average since 2008, according to a report by the WTO Director-General to the WTO's Trade Policy Review Body (TPRB).

United Nations : No justice, no peace for Yemeni children (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Human rights groups are urging the UN Secretary-General to include the Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) in a child rights' "shame list" after documenting grave violations against children.

Opinion : The G20 needs to go back to its roots (PRIV)
(IPS, Berlin)
When the finance ministers of the G7 countries proposed the G20 in the late 1990s, a good sense of realism prevailed.

Africa : Kenya, Ethiopia join forces to advance peace, security, development (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
The Horn of Africa is often synonymous with extreme poverty, conflict, demographic pressure, environmental stress, and under-investment in basic social services such as health, education, access to clean water and infrastructure.


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