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SUNS # 9557 Tuesday 19 April 2022
 
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Trade : Costa Rican measures on Mexican avocados held WTO-illegal (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A dispute panel at the World Trade Organization has largely ruled that measures imposed by Costa Rica concerning the importation of fresh avocados from Mexico are inconsistent with its WTO obligations.

CBD : South pushes back attempts to dilute fair & equitable benefit-sharing (PRIV)
(Nithin Ramakrishnan and Lim Li Ching, Kochi/London)
Developing country Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and its Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization successfully pushed back the attempts of the developed countries to dilute the obligations for fair and equitable sharing of benefits at recent meetings in Geneva.

UN : Global impact of Ukraine war on food, energy & finance systems (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
Now, since the Russian Federation's invasion of Ukraine, the world's attention has been focused on the war's terrifying levels of death, destruction and suffering.


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