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SUNS # 9747 Wednesday  22 March 2023


Trade: New chair brings fresh life to fisheries subsidies negotiations (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The new chair of the Doha Rules negotiations, Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson of Iceland, has apparently brought a new lease of life to the fisheries subsidies negotiations on 20 March, with enhanced transparency and a member-driven process to conduct the negotiations, said people familiar with the discussions.

Rights: Parliamentarians pledge to act on child marriage, GBV (PRIV)
(IPS, Johannesburg)
Child marriage, gender-based violence (GBV), sexuality education, religion, and tradition came under the spotlight during a conference, Arab and Asian Parliamentarians' Meeting to Follow-Up on ICPD25 Commitments: Addressing Youth Empowerment and Gender-Based Violence, held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Rights: Press freedom is an illusion in today's Afghanistan (PRIV)
(IPS, Brussels)
Every year, Afghan journalists celebrate their national day on 18 March.

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