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SUNS # 9897 Thursday 16 November 2023

WTO : South countries must seek robust S&DT in fisheries subsidies agreement (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The contours of the proposed outcome on t he second part of the negotiations on the Doha fisheries subsidies agreement a t the World Trade Organization appear to be somewhat fuzzy, with little clarity o n how to discipline the big subsidizers that have allegedly contributed to overca pacity and over-fishing (OCOF), which has led to the global depletion of fish stoc ks, said people familiar with the discussions.

Rights : US must increase efforts to address systemic racism, says UN expert (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Penang)
The United States is at a critical juncture in the fight against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and related intole rance, according to a United Nations expert following a 14-day official visit to t he country.

Opinion : Deaths in the Israel-Hamas conflict (PRIV)
(IPS, Portland)
Tragically, the numbers of deaths of men, women and children in Israel and the Gaza Strip have surged to unprecedented levels following the Hamas attack on Israel on 7 October 2023 .

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