Americans in the UN: Supporting the Transition from Peacekeeping to Peacebuilding in Côte d’Ivoire

By Erika Briceno Howard
May 11, 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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7 Facts About Maternal Health You Should Know

By Chandler Green
May 10, 2018

Although we can send a rover to Mars, more than 300,000 women died in 2015 of complications from pregnancy and …

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Americans in the UN: Working to Educate Half a Million Vulnerable Girls and Boys

By Erika Briceno Howard
May 8, 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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Closing the Gender Data Gap in Financial Inclusion

By Chandler Green
May 1, 2018

Women represent $28 trillion in consumer spending and make up to 80% of consumer decisions worldwide; however, they continue to …

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Advances in Global Health Security as Explained by Two American Ebola Survivors

By Peter Yeo
April 26, 2018

Four years ago, the deadly Ebola virus surged through the West African countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, killing …

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Americans in the UN: From the U.S. National Security Council to the World’s Center for Cooperation on Nuclear Technology

By Erika Briceno Howard
April 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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Global Issues Are Connected and That Matters

By Kaysie Brown
April 23, 2018

Although we may think about specific global issues like health, conflict, finance, and the environment as separate – and perhaps …

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What is the OPCW?

By Jenni Lee
April 20, 2018

In recent weeks, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has appeared across international headlines, as inspectors from …

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On the Front Lines of Humanitarian Aid: Midwives Providing Lifesaving Care to Rohingya Refugees

By Micah Spangler
April 19, 2018

In the heart of what many consider the world’s largest refugee camp, four midwives stand ready to spring into action. …

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The Spotlight Initiative: Working to End Violence Against Women

By Michelle Milford Morse
April 12, 2018

One in three women worldwide suffer violence in their lifetimes. This staggering global data point makes clear that violence against …

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