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US exit from UN Human Rights Council widens gaps for human rights NGOs, experts warn — Devex
In the News, News | 06/21/2018
BWC President Peter Yeo speaks with Devex about the U.S. decision to leave the UN Human Rights Council.
The US Just Quit The United Nations Human Rights Council — Buzzfeed
In the News, News | 06/20/2018
BWC President Peter Yeo talks to Buzzfeed about the U.S. decision to leave the UN Human Rights Council.
The U.S. Must Stand Up for the Principles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Reunite Families
News, Press Release | 06/20/2018
As parents, sisters and brothers, and children, we have followed with great distress the reports of children from Mexico and Central America being separated from their parents at the U.S. border. The United Nations Foundation, the Better World Campaign, and the United Nations Association of the United States (UNA-USA) believe strongly that such separations risk deep and lasting damage to the physical and emotional well-being of the children and their parents and are inconsistent with fundamental human rights norms and values.
Better World Campaign President: “UN Human Rights Council Will Be Less Effective Without American Leadership”
News, Press Release | 06/19/2018
Better World Campaign President Peter Yeo issues statement expressing disappointment in response to the United States decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council.
IAEA: Fighting Nuclear Threats and Protecting U.S. National Security
Blog | 06/08/2018
In the summer of 1945, the U.S. tested the first-ever nuclear device in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Not three weeks later, the world changed forever with the U.S. dropping atomic bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Over the next 65 years, the international community has struggled with an ongoing issue: how to restrain the atom’s destructive effects while harnessing its vast potential for peaceful uses. Fortunately, there is a UN agency tasked with trying to solve this dilemma: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Liberia’s Ambassador to the US, Lois Brutus, cites recent peaceful transfer of power as a success of @UNPeacekeeping and a sign of great hope for a brighter tomorrow. https://t.co/uOmOS8HFkz
The role of the U.S. is key to make sure we can achieve significant progress on @unpeacekeeping missions like South Sudan - @Lacroix_UN #PK70 #USUN
We can do more and we can achieve our goals but we need to be together, says @Lacroix_UN on the future of @UNpeacekeeping. #PK70
.@unpeacekeeping is a tool, not a silver bullet - @Lacroix_UN discussing the successes of Peacekeeping on #CapitolHill. #PK70 https://t.co/D747bOZoKT
Peacekeeping is not a silver bullet. But we can look at recent successes of @UN missions in West Africa as a sign that it works. - @davidcicilline https://t.co/BpM92AzvKT