A 101 on the UN Action for Peacekeeping Initiative

By Kathryn Kross
September 26, 2018

Of the many challenging operations the United Nations undertakes across the world, peacekeeping missions are arguably the most complex. They …

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Meet 10 Solution Makers Turning Local Action Into Global Ambition

By MJ Altman
September 25, 2018

More than 1,000 people from 134 countries applied to pitch their innovative ideas at the third-annual United Nations Solutions Summit, …

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When The National Opioid Crisis Hits Home – And How the UN Is Helping

By Anna Mahalak
September 22, 2018

For me, the opioid crisis is more than a national headline. I come from a small town in Monroe, Michigan …

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What’s at Stake at the UN Tuberculosis Meeting: A Q and A with the UN Special Envoy

By Kate Dodson
September 21, 2018

Ahead of the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis (TB) on September 26 during the UN General Assembly, we sat …

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New Brookings Report on SDGs: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

By MJ Altman
September 21, 2018

What’s really at stake if we don’t meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the deadline of 2030? And who …

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7 Issues To Watch At This Year’s UN General Assembly

By Susan Myers
September 20, 2018

World leaders are gathering in New York for the high-level week of the 73rd UN General Assembly (UNGA) — an …

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7 Top Solutions We Heard About at the Global Climate Action Summit

By Chandler Green MJ Altman
September 13, 2018

From the CEO of Starbucks to the Prime Minister of Barbados, the Global Climate Action Summit saw leaders from all sectors stepping …

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Why I Won’t Apologize for Using the Word ‘Multilateralism’

By Elizabeth Cousens
August 24, 2018

This week, I had the opportunity to address the UN’s largest gathering of civil society groups from around the world …

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Global Leader Tributes Highlight Kofi Annan’s Legacy

By Chandler Green
August 22, 2018

The outpouring of love and respect for Kofi Annan from global leaders past and present highlights his stature on the …

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Drones for Development: How UAVs Are Supporting the Global Goals

By Anne Rosenthal
August 13, 2018

The idea of robots flying through the sky are no longer a science fiction dream. Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles …

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