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SUNS # 8961 Tuesday 6 August 2019

Myanmar : UN probe calls for targeted sanctions, arms embargo   (Kanaga Raja, Geneva) (PRIV)
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A United Nations independent fact-finding mission on Myanmar has called on the international community to sever ties with Myanmar's military (also known as the Tatmadaw) and the vast web of companies that it controls, and for the UN Security Council and Member States to immediately impose targeted sanctions against these military-run companies.

Opinion : Extreme weather events just the tip of rapidly melting icebergs   (IPS, New York) (PRIV)
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First August. It is the middle of summer in the northern hemisphere. We are witnessing not only record global warming but global political tensions are also heating up.

Opinion : Boom or bust - education will determine Africa's transformation   (IPS, Nairobi) (PRIV)
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August 12 marks International Youth Day, and the theme for this year, "making education more relevant, equitable and inclusive", is particularly apt for Africa.

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