Americans in the UN: Election Assistance Around the World

By Erika Briceno Howard on April 30, 2019

As part of our “Americans in the UN” project to share the stories of Americans who work for the United …

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Strengthening UN Finances to Avoid Crisis for Missions and People

By Wasim Mir on April 29, 2019

The United Nations is facing a cash crunch. At the beginning of 2019, Secretary-General António Guterres wrote to UN member …

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The Road Ahead in the Fight Against Superbugs

By Kate Dodson on April 29, 2019

On April 29, experts from the United Nations and other organizations released a groundbreaking report – the culmination of more …

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People Everywhere Are Taking Climate Action. Leaders, What Are YOU Doing?

By Rajesh Mirchandani on April 22, 2019

The impossible is becoming possible – especially if you’re Burger King. The fast food giant partnered with plant-based food company …

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Protectors of Progress: Ruth Stands Up for Climate Justice

By MJ Altman and Chandler Green on April 22, 2019

Ruth Miller grew up in a household where social justice and family ancestry were common topics at the dinner table. …

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How This Palm-Sized Projector Can Help Save Mothers’ Lives

By Anne Rosenthal on April 18, 2019

Midwife Selamawit Giday and a crowd of maternal health workers gathered around a wall in the local clinic in rural …

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Powering Life in The World’s Largest Syrian Refugee Camp

By Serena Jiwani on April 18, 2019

Every morning around eight, Qassem commutes through the dusty streets of the frontier town where he lives, passing storefronts, water …

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Innovation in Action: How the UN is Transforming to Deliver for People and Planet

By Kathy Calvin on April 18, 2019

In a remote town in Ethiopia, a health worker learns lifesaving midwife tips from a WiFi-enabled tablet linked to a …

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When Old Technology Meets New: How UN Global Pulse is Using Radio and AI to Leave No Voice Behind

By Anne Rosenthal on April 18, 2019

“They were warned about the flood, but refused to vacate the area, fearing their sugar cane would be stolen.” – …

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Takeaways from the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings

By Kaysie Brown and Megan Roberts on April 17, 2019

From investing in human capital and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) to tackling climate change, and addressing the promise …

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