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SUNS # 9209 Tuesday 13 October 2020

Trade : Differing views on chair's attempts to increase pace of fisheries talks (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Washington DC)
Members of the World Trade Organization have expressed sharply differing views over attempts by the chair of the Doha Negotiating Group on Rules to increase the pace of the Doha fisheries subsidies negotiations through small group inter-sessional meetings based on a seemingly non-inclusive format and sudden presentation of revised textual proposals without requisite prior discussions and advance notice, said trade envoys.

UN : Nobel Peace Prize to WFP delivering life-saving sustenance to millions (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
With the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize bestowed on the Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations and its affiliated agencies continue to hold a monopoly of one of the world's most prestigious annual awards.

Opinion : Scaling up SDG 4 in crises (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Out of global crises spring opportunities for change. In crisis, change is not an option. It is a necessity.

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