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News | 04/09/2021
President’s Budget Gets Us Back on Track at UN, Sets Plan to Pay Overdue UN Peacekeeping Bills
Statement from BWC President Peter Yeo on the Biden Administration’s budget proposal that includes a $300m down payments towards paying all UN peacekeeping arrears within two years as well as the full payment of U.S. dues owed to the UN this year.
Hannum to House Foreign Affairs Committee: Engage and Invest in the UN
News | 03/26/2021
BWC Executive Director Jordie Hannum testifies on Capitol Hill about why U.S. engagement and funding for the UN is in our country’s best interests.
Better World Campaign Hails Congressional Action on Global Health and Humanitarian Funding
Press Release | 03/10/2021
Washington, D.C. (March 10, 2021) – Better World Campaign President Peter Yeo released the following statement after the House approved global health funding as part of the American Rescue Plan of 2021: “Today, Congress made a significant and smart investment in the health of American citizens and the American economy. “By providing $10.7 billion in […]
Better World Campaign President Applauds U.S. Decision to Re-engage with the UN Human Rights Council
Press Release | 02/08/2021
Amid decision by the Biden Administration to re-engage with the UN Human Rights Council, BWC President Peter Yeo calls the move strategic and wise for our country and the world.
Samantha Power, Biden’s Pick for USAID a ‘Respected Voice’ on Humanitarian Issues
In the News | 02/02/2021
Peter Yeo speaks to Voice of America about the important role Samantha Power will play as the administrator of USAID.
Three Commitments About UN Peacekeeping I Hope to Hear During Amb. Thomas-Greenfield’s Nomination Hearing
Blog | 01/26/2021
This week the world will be watching Capitol Hill, when Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on her nomination to become the next U.S.-UN Ambassador. Our Senior Director of Peace and Security Policy lists the top three commitments she wants to hear in regards to UN peacekeeping.
One in three people worldwide lack access to safe drinking water. Over the next few decades, that number is only expected to increase. New @UN_Water report has more details. https://t.co/vV4zvtacwF
RT @CSISAfrica: America spends more money on Halloween candy than UN peacekeeping each year. In the new #IntoAfrica, @chandrimagrdas (@Bett…
Amid #COVID19, no one is safe until everyone is safe. That's why @UNICEF is putting its vaccine delivery expertise to work in the largest, fastest and most complex vaccination campaign in history. https://t.co/wpugvwCVQY
RT @e_cousens: “This isn’t just an opportunity. It’s an imperative.” Great to hear @SecBlinken make the case for #VaccinEquity and fully…