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SUNS # 9226 Thursday 5 November 2020

Trade : Hong Kong-China initiates dispute over US origin marking measures (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Hong Kong, China has initiated a dispute at the World Trade Organization over marks of origin requirements imposed by the United States on goods produced in Hong Kong, China.

Africa : Solving challenge of food security key to peacebuilding in the Sahel (PRIV)
(IPS, Bonn)
In 2013, when Jamila Ben Baba started her company, the first privately owned slaughterhouse in Mali, she did so in the midst of a civil war as Tuareg rebels grouped together in an attempt to administer a new northern state called Azawad.

Dominican Republic : Driving climate change from the top (PRIV)
(IPS, Santo Domingo)
When President Luis Abinader arrived at his inauguration in an electrically driven car as a symbolic gesture of his Government's intentions to make sustainable development one of its main objectives - he signalled the start of addressing climate change commitments in the country.

Opinion : Building blocks for TPNW - NPT & advisory opinion of ICJ (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will become binding law for participating states on January 22, 2021.

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