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SUNS # 10019 Wednesday 5 June 2024

Trade : Doha agriculture talks stymied after single undertaking dropped - WT O (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
A concept note issued ahead of the propose d "Workshop on the way forward in the World Trade Organization agriculture negotiations" on 2-3 July has acknowledged for the first time that the lack of progress in the agriculture talks is due to the "jettisoning of the single undertaking approach in the Doha negotiations in 2011", among others.

Climate : What to expect at the inter-sessional talks (PRIV)
(Prerna Bomzan and Meena Raman, Bonn)
The 60th sessions of the UNFCCC's Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) are convening in Bonn, Germany, from 3 to 13 June 2024, presided over by SBI Chair Nabeel Munir (Pakistan) and SBSTA Chair Harry Vreuls (Netherlands).

CBD : Talks falter on multi-disciplinary assessments of synthetic biology (PRIV)
(Eva Sirinathsinghji and Lim Li Ching, London/Nairobi)
Discussions on synthetic biology at the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have hit major roadblocks.

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