SUNS - South North Development Monitor
     INDEX        ARCHIVE        SEARCH        FROM GATT TO THE WTO        ABOUT
SUNS # 9388 Thursday 15 July 2021

United Nations : HRC establishes expert mechanism to examine systemic racism (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
The UN Human Rights Council on 13 July decided to establish an international independent expert mechanism to amongst others examine systemic racism faced by Africans and people of African descent, as well as the excessive use of force and other violations of international human rights law against Africans and people of African descent by law enforcement officials.

Trade : Attempts to deny S&DT to South in fisheries subsidies disciplines (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The chair of the Doha Rules negotiations, Ambassador Santiago Wills from Colombia, has issued a clarification concerning the two questions posed to trade ministers to address on the proposed disciplines on fisheries subsidies during the virtual meeting on 15 July.

Trade : African Group exposes damage caused by trade-distorting farm subsidies (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The African Group has highlighted the damage caused by the European Union, the United States, Japan, Switzerland, and Canada among others through their billions of dollars of most trade- distorting domestic farm subsidies.

  About   Publisher: Third World Network, 131 Jalan Macalister, 10400 penang, malaysia
Editor emeritus: chakravarthi raghavan.
Editor: kanaga raja, rm c508, 8-14 Avenue de la Paix, ch-1211 geneva 10, switzerland; tel:(4122) 7344274, fax 7401672; email:
Advisory board: rajiv kumar chander, triyono wibowo
As a non-profit service, subscriptions are intended to cover or contribute to costs of operations. terms and special conditions: information available from publisher.


[c] 2013, SUNS - All rights reserved. May not be reproduced, reprinted or posted to any system or service without specific permission from SUNS. This limitation includes incorporation into a database, distribution via Usenet News, bulletin board systems, mailing lists, print media or broadcast. For information about reproduction or multi-user subscriptions please contact <>