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SUNS # 9186 Tuesday 8 September 2020

Trade : South calls for "developmental and inclusive" WTO reform agenda (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The trade envoys of the developing countries have called for reforming the World Trade Organization based on a "developmental and inclusive" agenda, in an attempt to counter the highly "imbalanced and skewed" reform narrative advanced by the United States, the European Union, and Canada among others, said participants at a virtual brainstorming session on 3 September.

Rights : World risks losing entire generation of children, Nobel laureates warn (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of millions of people worldwide, accounted for over 869,000 deaths, destabilised the global economy and triggered a marked rise in poverty and hunger in the developing world.

Rights : Nobel laureates, leaders call for action to prevent child rights disaster (PRIV)
(IPS, Nairobi)
Regina Njagi's four children, aged between 11 and 17, have not benefited from online learning since the COVID-19 led to the closure of all schools in Kenya, earlier in March.

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