Protectors of Progress: Eva Goes to Washington

By Chandler Green MJ Altman
February 21, 2019

16-year-old Eva Jones didn’t consider herself an “advocate.” But this high school student and self-proclaimed “huge nerd,” from Hood River, …

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An Update on Syria and How You Can Help

By Serena Jiwani
February 14, 2019

Children and families in Syria need our help. According to UNICEF, more than 30 children have been killed in the …

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An Unexpected U.N. Love Story

By MJ Altman
February 12, 2019

Laith Yousif wouldn’t call himself a romantic. His wife Dina wouldn’t either. The Brooklyn couple never expected to get married …

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Milestone in UN Peacekeeping: Women Take the Lead in Cyprus

By Chandrima Das Kelli Meyer
February 7, 2019

Earlier this year, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced an important milestone: for the first time in UN history, a …

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My Connection to Clean Cooking

By Maria Jolly
January 31, 2019

I could never have imagined as a child growing up in rural India that the meals my grandparents cooked for …

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Stepping Up the Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

By Elizabeth Ivanovich
January 30, 2019

Bill Gates says it’s one of the best investments he’s ever made. It’s helped save millions of lives and turn …

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Protectors of Progress: A New Series on Real People Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

By Chandler Green MJ Altman
January 29, 2019

If you’re looking for a dose of motivation, look no further. We’re launching a series about action. 2019 will be …

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The Young and the Restless: What Tomorrow’s Leaders Told Today’s Decision Makers At #WEF2019

By Rajesh Mirchandani
January 25, 2019

How can current global leaders redesign the international system so it provides the economy, opportunity, and healthy environment young people …

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In the Driver’s Seat: Women Leaders Propel Sustainability

By Kaysie Brown Lisa Manley
January 25, 2019

Kaysie Brown is Head of Policy Planning at the UN Foundation and Lisa Manley is Senior Director of Sustainability, Engagement and …

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5 Students Using Data to Inspire Action on the Sustainable Development Goals

By Amber Kiwan
January 23, 2019

How does progress on gender equality affect progress on other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? How does women’s participation in the …

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