3 big problems to fix in 2019

By John McArthur
December 13, 2018

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the World Economic Forum website. 2018 will go down in the record books …

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2018 Year in Review: What Happened in Global Health?

By Kate Dodson
December 12, 2018

2018 was a memorable year for the global health community – from a new strategy to new partnerships to new …

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Leader of the United Nations Foundation’s +SocialGood Community Named Part of Time’s “Person of the Year”

By Anne Rosenthal
December 12, 2018

On December 11, TIME magazine announced a group of journalists — Jamal Khashoggi of the Washington Post, the surviving staff …

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2018 Year in Review: A Candid Conversation on Gender Equality

By Michelle Milford Morse Geeta Rao Gupta
December 11, 2018

In its earliest days, the United Nations Foundation committed to championing the rights of girls and women, in allegiance to …

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6 Facts About Migration You Should Know

By Chandler Green
December 10, 2018

On December 10 and 11, countries will meet in Marrakech, Morocco to adopt the first-ever global agreement on a shared …

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How One Woman Changed Human Rights History

By MJ Altman
December 10, 2018

Exactly 70 years ago on December 10, 1948, just after midnight, the United Nations General Assembly saw its first standing ovation …

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Broadway’s Hit Show The Prom Urges Activists and Diplomats to Continue Acting for LGBTI Equality

By Ryan Kaminski
December 7, 2018

Attending a high school prom is a rite of passage, and missing out on it is never forgotten. As we …

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Americans in the UN: From War Journalist to Peacekeeper

By Erika Briceno Howard
December 7, 2018

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

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Believer in Multilateralism, Pursuer of Peace, and Genuinely Nice Guy: A Speechwriter for George H.W. Bush Reflects on His Legacy

By Reid Detchon
December 6, 2018

I was privileged to be George H.W. Bush’s chief speechwriter in his last year as Vice President, as he was …

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Together for the Triple Billion: A New Era of Partnership Between WHO and Civil Society

By Kate Dodson
December 6, 2018

In 2015, all governments stood together as they approved the Sustainable Development Goals and made a commitment to achieve health …

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