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SUNS # 9789 Thursday 25 May 2023

WTO : IP regime should not constrain South's industrialization - South Afric a (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
South Africa has proposed that the international patent regime should not become a major constraining factor f or pursuing industrialization in developing countries, as access to technology in the prevailing intellectual property (IP) regime has become "more constraining than it was in the 19th century when today's advanced economies were pursuing their industrialization".

Trade : Inconsistent green energy stances by EU - CBAM versus FTA (PRIV)
(Sangeeta Godbole, Geneva)
The European Union's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) has currently taken Indian and other developing country policy and industry by storm.

UN : Is there a UN role in artificial intelligence chatbot? (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
When the UN displayed a female robot back in February 2019, it was a peek into the future: a fast-paced, cutting -edge digital technology where humans may one day be replaced with machines and robots.

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