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SUNS # 9179 Thursday 13 August 2020
 
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Labour : COVID-19 having a devastating effect on youth education (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Over 70 per cent of young people who were either studying or combining study and work before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic experienced school closures, and not all were able to transition into online and distance learning, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has said.

Trade : US seeks termination of China's developing country status at WTO (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The Trump administration appears to have asked the World Trade Organization to terminate China's self-designation as a developing country for availing special and differential treatment (S&DT) in the current and future trade negotiations.

Lebanon : Impending food crisis will largely affect migrant workers (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Migrant workers and refugees in Lebanon will "inevitably" suffer the most as food insecurity threatens the nation following last week's blast.

UN : 75 years after the bomb, Hiroshima still chooses "reconciliation & hope" (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
In a video message delivered to a Peace Memorial Ceremony in Japan on Thursday (6 August), UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has paid tribute to the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, which devastated the city in 1945.


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