Today, humanitarians and health experts are gathering in Abu Dhabi for the first-ever Global Vaccines Summit. We already know that vaccines work, now let’s help make sure every child has a healthy shot at life by telling world leaders that increasing access to global vaccines is important to us. READ MORE
Shot@Life officially launched one year ago during World Immunization Week! This year, bloggers from across the country are joining in the celebration by sharing stories of Shot@Life Champions and the work they are doing to help children around the world get a shot at a healthy life... READ MORE
“When I was aware of my rights, I realized that I didn’t have to accept the violence anymore,” Hilda, one of the participants of Abriendo Opportunidads in Totopicatan shared with me. Abriendo Opportunidads, which means “Opening Opportunities,” is a program run by UNFPA and supported by Girl Up. READ MORE
The international development community came together in a big way on Friday to support the United Nations and to mark the 1,000-day milestone leading to the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), eight goals embraced by governments and the UN to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems. READ MORE
Today the world is 1,000 days out from the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), eight goals embraced by governments and the UN to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems, including poverty, hunger, access to education, and child and maternal deaths.
“Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save a Troubled Planet,” serves in part as Turner’s dramatic and forceful argument for why the UN matters in the 21st century — and why it is irreplaceable. READ MORE