Q&A with Charlie Webster: A Malaria Survivor’s Journey to Advocacy

By MJ Altman
March 29, 2019

Two and half years ago, Charlie Webster thought she was going to die. The British journalist had just completed a …

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Protectors of Progress: Felisa’s Fight to Save Lives

By Chandler Green MJ Altman
March 27, 2019

Felisa Hilbert was a young nurse when she first held a dying child in her arms. She was working at …

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It’s Time to Act on Tuberculosis

By Rachel Smidt
March 22, 2019

When I began working on tuberculosis (TB) four years ago, it seemed like an insurmountable global challenge that hardly anyone …

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Support UN Relief Efforts for Cyclone Victims in Southern Africa

By Chandler Green
March 19, 2019

Editor’s note: This post was last updated March 27, 2019. A strong cyclone that hit southeastern Africa has caused widespread …

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10 Citizens Speak Out About the UN, the SDGs, and Climate Change

By MJ Altman
March 19, 2019

Washington may be divided, but Americans across the country agree on the importance of the United Nations. According to polling …

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CHANGING THE FATE OF HUMANITY: Young Leaders Demanding Global Action

By Kaysie Brown
March 13, 2019

In a world of division, young people are standing up for collective action. On March 15, thousands of young people …

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Key Takeaways to Know from the Global Environmental Outlook Report

By Chandler Green Melinda Kimble
March 13, 2019

The world is up against a multitude of environmental challenges — from climate change to biodiversity loss to plastic pollution …

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Aligning for Impact: The Transformation of the World Health Organization

By Ambassador John E. Lange
March 12, 2019

The ambitious transformation of the World Health Organization (WHO) took a huge step forward on March 6. Director-General Dr. Tedros …

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(S)heroes of the UN

By Jenni Lee
March 8, 2019

They defend the vulnerable and fight for human rights. They command forces and build coalitions for peace. And they take …

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A Former SDG Negotiator Tells Us Why Peace is Essential to Development

By Chandler Green Elizabeth Cousens
February 28, 2019

Peace seems to be a missing piece of many SDG conversations, but the lack of peace is showing up in …

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