Why the Voice of Civil Society Matters More Than Ever in the Era of COVID-19

By Thure Krarup on July 16, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends societies and economies, most governments around the world have responded swiftly and decisively. Many have …

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First-Person Perspective: How My Family In Iran Is Coping with COVID-19

By Mariam Khan on July 10, 2020

Mariam Khan is a UN Foundation staffer in New York City, which became an American epicenter for COVID-19 in March. …

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5 Key Findings of the Sustainable Development Goals Report in 2020

By Kaysie Brown and Krista Rasmussen on July 8, 2020

It goes without saying that the world, halfway through 2020, is markedly different than anything that could have been imagined …

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A Common Fight, a Shared Future

By Elizabeth Cousens on July 7, 2020

Forty years ago, governments and scientists came together at the United Nations to announce the successful eradication of smallpox, the …

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ACT Accelerator Strives to Ensure Speedy and Equal Access to COVID-19 Remedies

By Kate Dodson on June 30, 2020

The development of COVID-19 diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines is the endeavor that everyone around the world is watching with bated …

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Standing With WHO: Solidarity in the Fight Against COVID-19

By MJ Altman on June 30, 2020

And thanks to its longstanding collaboration with UNICEF and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, WHO had already been researching …

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Climate Change at the UN Security Council: Seeking Peace in a Warming World

By Melissa Turley Toufanian on June 29, 2020

As the world is gripped by new and emerging threats, the UN Security Council will be increasingly challenged to respond, …

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