Over 500 UN Advocates Came to the Capital – Here are 3 Things to Know About It

By Cassie Hodges
June 25, 2018

Recently, Americans from across the country and across political lines gathered in Washington, D.C. to urge Congress to support strong …

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The Historic 1988 Senate Climate Hearing: 30 Years Later

By Justine Sullivan
June 22, 2018

On a hot day in June, Senators met in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. to discuss the …

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7 Reasons We Need to Step Up Action on the Sustainable Development Goals

By Chandler Green
June 22, 2018

World leaders have promised to end poverty, reduce inequalities, and tackle climate change by 2030 as part of the Sustainable …

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In a Time of Record Need, We Must Do More to Stand with Refugees

By Kathy Calvin
June 20, 2018

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, just released new data on the amount of people forcibly displaced worldwide: a record 68.5 …

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Making Markets Work for All: Building the Health Systems of the Future

By Kate Dodson
June 19, 2018

Out-of-pocket spending on health care continues to increase around the world – accounting for 50% of total health care spending …

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How Can We Track Progress on the SDGs? Here’s How.

By Jenni Lee
June 18, 2018

Three years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and how are we doing? The good news: Child deaths continue to …

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Americans in the UN: Standing Up for Human Rights, from the U.S. to Ukraine

By Erika Briceno Howard
June 15, 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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4 Notable Developments You May Have Missed at the G7 Summit

By Kaysie Brown
June 13, 2018

This post is co-authored by Kaysie Brown, UN Foundation Special Adviser and Head of Policy Planning and Megan Roberts, UN …

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6 Ways the UN is Helping Protect Rohingya Refugees this Monsoon Season

By Chandler Green
June 12, 2018

After fleeing oppression and violence in Myanmar, nearly 1 million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh’s Cox Bazar district now face another …

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Americans in the UN: Meet an American Responding to Crisis

By Erika Briceno Howard
June 6, 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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