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SUNS # 8550 Wednesday 11 October 2017
 
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Trade : "Integrated text" now expected on fisheries subsidies (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The proponents of the seven textual proposals that have been put forward in the ongoing negotiations on fisheries subsidies are now expected to jointly produce an "integrated text" reflecting the overlaps as well as the divergences in brackets, the Chair of the WTO Negotiating Group on Rules has said.

United Nations : How to eradicate rural poverty, end urban malnutrition (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
Population growth, increasing urbanisation, modern technologies, and climate change are transforming the world at a fast pace.

United Nations : Making an economic case for climate action (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Having faced a year of record temperatures and devastating hurricanes, the United States stands more to lose if it doesn't take steps to reduce the risk and impact of climate change, according to a new report.

Honduras : Joining forces to improve lives in shantytowns (PRIV)
(IPS, Tegucigalpa)
On the north side of the Honduran capital, nine poor neighbourhoods are rewriting their future, amidst the violence and insecurity that plague them as "hot spots" ruled by "maras" or gangs.


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