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SUNS # 9247 Friday 4 December 2020

UN : COVID-19 pushes LDCs to their worst economic performance in 30 years (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) this year experiencing their worst economic performance in 30 years, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.

Trade : Chair's questions on "sustainability", OC&OF come under challenge (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
Many developing countries have sharply challenged the underlying rationale behind a set of questions posed by the chair of the Doha fisheries subsidies negotiations on the "sustainability" argument and on disciplines on prohibiting subsidies for overcapacity and overfishing (OC&OF).

COVID-19 : Fixing the food system to produce healthy diets (PRIV)
(IPS, Mbabane)
As the world accelerates towards achieving the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, it is time to replace the current broken food system.

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