Early Reflections on UNGA76

By Rajesh Mirchandani on September 28, 2021

As this year’s UN General Assembly (UNGA) high-level week was winding down, UN Foundation President and CEO Elizabeth Cousens offered …

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Priority No. 1 for the UN General Assembly: Fixing Our Fractured World

By Rajesh Mirchandani on September 20, 2021

The past 18 months have shown us firsthand how fundamentally we are connected by our vulnerabilities — and must also …

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Putting Young People at the Forefront of Our Common Agenda

By Aish Machani on September 14, 2021

The UN Foundation Next Generation Fellows were invited by UN Secretary-General António Guterres to support the development of Our Common …

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Breakdown or Breakthrough? The High Stakes in Our Common Agenda

By Elizabeth Cousens on September 14, 2021

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has just launched Our Common Agenda, his vision for renewing global cooperation for the future. UN …

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What to Expect At This Year’s UN General Assembly

By Kaysie Brown on September 7, 2021

As world leaders prepare for the upcoming UN General Assembly (UNGA), the planet is facing simultaneous emergencies that are threatening …

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Climate Change and Food: Three Key Takeaways from the IPCC’s Climate Science Report

By Ryan Hobert and Evelin Toth on September 2, 2021

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — the UN body tasked with assessing the latest climate science — issued …

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International Cooperation on Digital and Tech: Outlook for the Rest of 2021

By Megan Roberts on August 30, 2021

Ten years ago, Marc Andreessen, the entrepreneur and investor who co-created the first widely used web browser, famously wrote, “Software …

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The Pandemic has Snapped Communication Lines between Schools and Students in India

By Protiva Kundu and Shruti Ambast on August 27, 2021

As one of the 193 United Nations Member States to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals, India is committed to the …

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Mobilizing Mutant Mosquitoes to Fight Malaria

By Dana McLaughlin and Judith Recht on August 18, 2021

World Mosquito Day today marks the 1897 discovery by Sir Ronald Ross that female Anopheles mosquitoes spread malaria. Since that breakthrough, the world has fought …

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