Why the Generation Equality Forum is our once-in-a-decade opportunity to achieve lasting progress for girls and women

By Minna Penttila on June 17, 2021

It’s been more than 25 years since the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was adopted during the landmark Fourth …

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Solidarity Response Fund Helps Refugees in Uganda Access Health Services During Pandemic

By Sarah Alaoui on June 16, 2021

Lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic mean that many people around the world are left without access to essential health services. …

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Delivering on the Promise of a Polio-Free World — For Good

By Rachel Bridges on June 11, 2021

Within five years the world has the chance to make polio a thing of the past, only the second disease …

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What does G7 leadership on climate look like?

By David Levaï on June 9, 2021

Wealthy countries have fallen behind on their climate finance commitments. Ahead of the G7 Summit, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has …

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Bringing the SDGs Home in the United States

By Kaysie Brown and Anthony Pipa on June 9, 2021

Both of us remember the moment in 2015 that leaders from all 193 countries at the United Nations unanimously agreed …

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We Need to Invest in Malaria to Stop COVID-19 and Build Back Stronger

By Tara Bracken on June 8, 2021

Global health security is more than pandemic preparedness — it includes protection from the epidemics the world is already facing, …

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Meet 5 Young Climate Advocates Confronting Climate Change Head-On

By Devin Domeyer on June 4, 2021

There is hope in the climate change fight. It lies in young leaders like those you’ll read about below, stepping …

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Q&A with Dr. Kelion: An IRC Physician at South Sudan’s Pamir Refugee Camp

By Sarah Alaoui on June 2, 2021

In South Sudan, COVID-19 is yet another challenge that risks overshadowing the preexisting humanitarian needs of the most vulnerable. Thanks …

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Americans in the United Nations: From USAID to Nobel Prize-Winning WFP

By Erika Briceno Howard on May 26, 2021

As part of our Americans in the UN project to share the stories of Americans who work for the United …

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