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)…
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.
Washington D.C. (June 6, 2018) – 28 civil society organizations sent a letter to the House and Senate appropriators urging Congress to “continue to support strong U.S. leadership at the United Nations, including by honoring our financial commitments to the organization in Fiscal Year 2019, and to oppose any…
On May 29, we commemorate the International Day for UN Peacekeepers, which marks the 70th anniversary of UN Peacekeeping. It is a time to reflect on the 134 peacekeepers who lost their lives this year and to show gratitude to the nearly 105,000 troops, police, civilians, and volunteers -…
With regards to the UN, Congress sided with the overwhelming majority of Americans who agree that we should meet our financial obligations to the UN.
In Monrovia, Liberia, an event will mark the completion of the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia, known as UNMIL, which officially will close on March 30, 2018. UNMIL was established in 2003 to support peace in Liberia following a second civil war.
Administration again calls for deep cuts to foreign affairs spending despite wide criticism such cuts harm U.S. interests
U.S. government agency report finds it is eight times more cost-effective for the U.S. to support UN Peacekeeping missions than go it alone.
In response to statements that U.S. assistance to Palestinian refugees may be cut or blocked, BWC President Peter Yeo advises that “U.S. aid benefits the region and ultimately, U.S. allies.”
Better World Campaign President Peter Yeo advises, “American interests and those of Israel are best served by full U.S. support and engagement with the UN.”