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SUNS # 9616 Friday 15 July 2022

Trade : WTO outlines methodology for Canada to retaliate in paper dispute (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A panel of arbitrators at the World Trade Organization (WTO) has determined the methodology that Canada may apply to fix the level of suspension of concessions or other obligations against the US in the goods sector if, in the future, the US decides to apply countervailing duties on Canadian goods based on a measure that has been found to be WTO-inconsistent.

CBD : Negotiations on the Global Biodiversity Framework flounder (PRIV)
(Lim Li Lin, Penang)
The latest round of negotiations on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) was marked by the absence of optimism to the start of a new chapter in the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), as tired delegates expressed their frustration and fears over the finalization of the GBF later this year.

UN : The unseen, untold story of the 50% (PRIV)
(IPS, Madrid)
While women and girls have been so far enjoying some of their due rights in Western high-income countries, the overwhelming majority of teenagers and adult women in the impoverished regions of the current world's population of 8 billion continue to suffer all kinds of inequalities.

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