How A Survivor of the Rwandan Genocide Is Nourishing The Next Generation

By MJ Altman on April 5, 2019

When asked what he remembers about the night almost exactly 25 years ago that violence erupted in his country of …

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Toward a Feminist Agenda on Universal Health Coverage

By Natalie Africa on April 3, 2019

At the heart of the World Health Organization’s mission is universal health coverage — a basic principle that everyone everywhere …

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Aim Higher, Urges Special Envoy for UN Climate Summit

By Rajesh Mirchandani on March 29, 2019

When global leaders gather in New York later this year to address the climate crisis, they need to do more …

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

By MJ Altman on 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 on 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 on 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 on 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 on 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 on 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 on 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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