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SUNS # 9199 Tuesday 29 September 2020
 
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Trade : Rules chair to convene urgent meeting on proposed fisheries deal (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Washington DC)
The chair of the Doha rules negotiations at the WTO is convening an urgent meeting on 29 September to decide on the form of the proposed fisheries subsidies agreement, in an attempt to finalize a partial agreement by the end of the year despite lack of progress in core areas, including scope and sequencing issues, trade negotiators told the SUNS.

Climate : How inclusive is world leaders' call to action? (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Wrapping up Climate Week at the United Nations General Assembly, global leaders called for climate action that may be "ambitious but achievable" and called for climate measures that would "leave no one behind".

United Nations : Why is women's leadership not in the headlines? (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The question has never been whether women can lead as capably as men. Women have always led, and women will always lead, especially when the times are hard, and their communities are in need.

Opinion : Peace in the Middle East (PRIV)
(IPS, Rome)
After the fall of the Ottoman Empire at the end of WWI, The League of Nations mandated that Britain administer Palestine.


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