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SUNS # 9235 Wednesday 18 November 2020

Trade : Biden to pursue trade & labour and trade & environment issues (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The United States President-elect Joe Biden signaled on 16 November that Washington is going to pursue trade and labour and trade and environment in new trade agreements, a move that could subject developing countries to onerous and burdensome conditions.

Finance : COVID-19 compounding inequalities (PRIV)
(IPS, Kuala Lumpur/Sydney)
Kuala Lumpur/Sydney, 17 Nov (IPS/Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury*) -- The United Nations' renamed World Social Report 2020 (WSR 2020) argued that income inequality is rising in most developed countries, and some middle-income countries, including China, the world's fastest growing economy in recent decades.

Development : "Our priorities have shifted to task of saving lives & livelihoods" (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
We have come to the point in the agenda where we must take a "deep-dive" in reviewing the lessons learnt so far in our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to chart a way for the future.

UN : "Focus on starvation, de-stabilization & migration to avert food crisis" (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Food security has become a priority in the Caribbean as COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions have hit the tourism-dependent region hard.

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