This week I visited Lao PDR to learn about the country's coping mechanisms amidst the global food crisis, and to highlight crucial U.S. support. Looking forward to showing you how @FAO, @WFP and partners are helping Lao PDR and its people in the fight against food insecurity.
.@UNPeacekeeping has reduced the number of children recruited into conflicts. In 2020, close to 2000 children were released from armed groups and integrated into society… with the hopes that maybe, just maybe, they can simply be kids. #LetThemPlay
Optimizing @UNPeacekeeping effectiveness requires the right capabilities at the right time, in the right place & w/ the right mindset. This includes diversity in the workforce where #WomenInPeacekeeping can play an equal & meaningful role in missions. #A4P+
Recent poll shows that majorities of Americans from both parties support U.S. aid that alleviates #globalfoodcrisis.
They pay attention here at home, too 🇺🇸🌎
Over 400 million children live in conflict zones today. On #WorldChildrensDay, and every day, @UNPeacekeeping is committed to protecting children from the scourge of war & works with host countries & partners to offer them a peaceful future. #A4P
On this #Thanksgiving week, we give thanks for @USAID, working to alleviate hunger around the world in the face of the #globalfoodcrisis.
It’s a cause an overwhelming majority of Americans support, as our poll shows: ➡️http://bit.ly/3EImBfi
Collaboration with academia and think tanks is critical to strengthen @UN peacekeeping. Yesterday, we hosted women activists & researchers from the Heinrich-Boell Foundation🇩🇪 for an engaging #WomenPeaceSecurity briefing & tour. #A4P @boell_us @GermanyUN @UNinWashington @UNDPPA https://twitter.com/boell_us/status/1593408016396603392