A New Era of Partnership at WHO

By Kate Dodson
June 5, 2018

This post is co-authored by Kate Dodson, Vice President for Global Health Strategy at the United Nations Foundation and Loyce …

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The Last Straw: How You Can Beat Plastic Pollution

By Monica Dean
June 5, 2018

This week, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is harnessing both World Environment Day (June 5) and World Oceans Day …

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The Africa Regional Data Cube: Harnessing Satellites for SDG Progress

By Claire Melamed
June 4, 2018

The recent launch in Nairobi of the Africa Regional Data Cube (ARDC) coincided with Kenya’s rainy season. Heavy rains caused …

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The 71st World Health Assembly: A New Vibe in Global Health

By Ambassador John E. Lange
June 1, 2018

  There was a new vibe in Geneva last week – and it wasn’t just the musicians serenading the delegates …

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The Power to Save Lives

By Luc Severi
June 1, 2018

More than 1 billion people around the world live without access to electricity, and in many communities, health clinics don’t …

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UN Reform: Transforming to Deliver the SDGs

By Wasim Mir
May 31, 2018

An important milestone was reached this week, with agreement by the 193 Member States of the United Nations on how …

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Americans in the UN: Making a Difference for Families in Need – From the U.S. Government to the UN

By Erika Briceno Howard
May 24, 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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Why Biodiversity is Essential for Sustainable Development

By Chandler Green
May 21, 2018

  A recent UN-supported study compiled by over 550 researchers re-emphasized a dire finding about the state of life on …

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Three Things to Know About the 71st World Health Assembly

By Guest Blogger
May 18, 2018

  By Nicole Savage. Nicole is currently on detail to WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Every May, delegates from nearly …

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3 Game-Changing Innovations for Refugees in Jordan

By Serena Jiwani
May 17, 2018

Displacement is currently at the world’s highest recorded levels, with more than 65 million people forced from their homes by …

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