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News | 08/20/2018
The Better World Campaign Mourns the Loss of Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General
The Better World Campaign joins with our colleagues at the United Nations and the UN Foundation in mourning the loss of our friend and leader, Kofi Annan. Mr. Annan served as Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1997 to 2006, during the administrations of President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush.
How the UN Is Working to Create an Inclusive Future for Persons with Disabilities
Blog | 08/09/2018
Persons with disabilities experience unique challenges during times of crises or natural disasters. See how the United Nations provides specialized care in Syria to help people, particularly children, affected by ongoing conflict.
As human rights abuses in Venezuela increase, UN answers call for help — The Hill
In the News, News | 07/03/2018
As living conditions continue to deteriorate in Venezuela, international organizations and governments are stepping up to support those fleeing from the country. BWC Director of Communications and Venezuelan-American Erika Briceno Howard writes on the situation in her home country.
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.
U.S. withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council over perceived bias against Israel — The Washington Post
In the News, News | 06/20/2018
BWC President Peter Yeo talks to The Washington Post 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.
BWC President @yoyoyeo2 reflects on the passing of Kofi Annan, says "We will honor Kofi’s life by continuing his extraordinary legacy of service.“ https://t.co/FDicKdKqJp
RT @UNAUSA: Meet Eric, a North Carolinian who is standing up for #HumanRights with @UNIraq: https://t.co/jTGjJXYq9F #USAforUN #USUN https:…
The @UNPeacekeeping mission in Liberia has come to a close and now the country is transitioning from peacekeeping to peacebuilding. Learn how the @UN is helping to promote sustainable peace and development: https://t.co/PoLv9ANjrF https://t.co/lnNRKbHqRd
RT @Refugees: 🌎 Around the world 📍In the field 🚦In the street Average citizens are becoming humanitarians. And they're changing the world.…