Championing Equality at Home and Overseas: African Americans Leading at the UN

By Sarah Alaoui on February 16, 2021

Since the United Nations’ founding in 1945, African Americans have played prominent roles in forging the organization’s mission and work …

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How the United States and Japan Can Be Climate Leaders – Together

By Pete Ogden on February 1, 2021

President Joe Biden’s ambitious and much-needed early commitments on climate change depend on bold action at home and working with …

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ICYMI: 5 Global Issues to be Aware of this Week

By Sarah Alaoui on January 29, 2021

After a devastating 2020, leaders across governments, the private sector, civil society, and multilateral organizations are pulling out all the …

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Three Issues to Watch at WHO’s Executive Board Meeting

By Rachel Bridges on January 15, 2021

Kicking off the new year, the World Health Organization (WHO) will convene its annual Executive Board meeting Jan. 18-26. But …

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The Global Changemakers Pushing for Progress

By Sarah Alaoui and Sueann Tannis on January 12, 2021

From Peru to Qatar, young changemakers from the UN Foundation’s +Social Good community are pushing for change even though 2020 …

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In COVID-19 hot spot, Iran, WHO walks the talk

By Sarah Alaoui on January 8, 2021

After COVID-19 started spreading in China, Iran emerged as one of the first countries where the virus widely circulated, quickly …

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Syrian refugees build COVID-19 quarantine site in Jordan camp

By Sarah Alaoui on January 8, 2021

With the support of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, Syrian refugee construction workers at the UN Refugee Agency’s Azraq camp …

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Virus simulation helped Bhutan prevent COVID-19 deaths

By Sarah Alaoui on December 22, 2020

A mere month before the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Wuhan, China, the tiny Asian kingdom of Bhutan …

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Stories from the Front Lines of COVID-19 in the United States: Sara

By Unite for Health on December 21, 2020

Dr. Sara Hegab is a pulmonary and critical care specialist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, where she practices both …

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