When A Lifetime of Injustice Begins at the Altar

By Guest Author
January 18, 2019

By Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya When most girls should be starting middle school, my grandmother was getting …

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The Climate Solution Hiding in Plain Sight

By Justine Sullivan
January 11, 2019

The ever-mounting urgency of meeting the climate change challenge has prompted some minds to turn to novel and untested solutions: …

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4 Key Findings on Climate Change and Health

By Monica Dean
January 9, 2019

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), released during the 2018 climate negotiations in Katowice, Poland, reveals that …

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Americans in the UN: Army Lieutenant Colonel Serving in UN Peacekeeping

By Erika Briceno Howard
January 8, 2019

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

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6 Global Issues to Watch in 2019

By Kaysie Brown
January 4, 2019

As expected, 2018 was a doozy for international cooperation and global development, featuring a mixture of highs, lows, and anxiety …

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13 Key UN Moments from 2018

By Jenni Lee
December 21, 2018

It’s clear: The world faces complex challenges that extend beyond borders, from disease outbreaks to terrorism to climate change and …

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8 Good News Stories You May Have Missed in 2018

By MJ Altman
December 20, 2018

2018 was a rough year. Communities across the globe experienced the real and worsening effects of climate change; conflict continued …

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2018 in Review: How did the U.S. and UN Work Together?

By Peter Yeo
December 20, 2018

For the past 73 years, the United States and the United Nations have remained essential partners in resolving challenges around …

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From Analog to Digital: The United Nations Embraces Technology

By Megan Roberts
December 20, 2018

Rarely a day passes without a story on an exciting, or perhaps terrifying, advancement in technology as developers discover new …

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Walking the Talk on Reducing Emissions

By Ryan Hobert
December 19, 2018

As part of the United Nations Foundation’s ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability and carbon neutrality, we just offset our greenhouse …

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