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SUNS # 10003 Friday 10 May 2024

Trade : Clash of perspectives on "consensus-based" decision-making at WTO (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
A clash of perspectives on the continuatio n of "consensus-based decision- making" surfaced at the World Trade Organization , after a group of countries floated a proposal on "responsible consensus" on 7 May, which was earlier echoed by the United States, said people familiar with th e development.

UN : Significant rise in international migration within Africa - IOM (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
Around 21 million Africans were living in another African country in 2020, a significant increase from 2015, when aro und 18 million Africans were estimated to be living outside of their country of origin but within the region, according to the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Opinion : Trade liberalisation kicked away African development ladder (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur)
Africans have long been promised trade liberalisation would accelerate growth and structu ral transformation. Instead, it has cut its modest production capacities, indus try and food security.

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