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News | 04/14/2020
Statement by UN Foundation President and CEO Elizabeth Cousens on U.S. Administration Move to Withhold Funding to WHO
As the United States and the world confront an unprecedented global health crisis, it has never been more urgent to ensure that the World Health Organization (WHO), the primary institution with the technical capacity and mandate to support all countries at this critical time, has the resources it needs for urgent, frontline response.
UN Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
News | 04/03/2020
With COVID-19 impacting 195 countries around the world, the United Nations has developed a large-scale response across its various agencies to combat the crisis.
UN Helps NYC in Fight Against COVID-19
Blog | 04/02/2020
In coordination with U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Kelly Craft, the UN donated 250,000 face masks to New York City frontline health workers.
Socially Distanced, Globally Connected
Blog | 03/25/2020
The desire for increased global cooperation couldn’t be clearer. Some might argue that these results are only a reflection of heightened anxieties, since the U.S. is still climbing toward the top of the COVID-19 curve. Perhaps. It is equally possible that the coronavirus pandemic will mark a turning point in the American psyche, a moment when the reality of our global interconnectedness, whether we like it or not, will be indelibly stamped on us all.
On Capitol Hill, Congressional Testimony Stresses Importance of the UN
News | 03/18/2020
Better World Campaign Executive Director Jordie Hannum testified on Capitol Hill in support of a robust foreign affairs budget in Fiscal Year 2021, including the UN and UN Peacekeeping.
New Poll Shows Americans Trust the World Health Organization to Manage Health Crises Like Coronavirus
News, Press Release | 03/13/2020
A new BWC/Morning Consult poll found that when it comes to managing the response to international health crises like coronavirus (COVID-19), three quarters of Americans (77%) trust the World Health Organization, above all other entities tested.
Disease anywhere means a disease could be everywhere. Our latest #poll found that across political parties, Americans want the U.S. to work limit the spread of #COVID19 abroad. → https://t.co/jT5tU6xznt https://t.co/oH7o4vp7SS
Having more #womeninpeacekeeping means: 🔑 increased effectiveness 🔑 new perspectives and solutions 🔑 greater resources 🔑 stronger efforts towards peace processes Ahead of #PKDay, learn more about how women peacekeepers are a key to peace.⤵️ https://t.co/1K7H3ThFDf
RT @UN: 72 years after @WHO was founded, the world is in the grips of the #coronavirus crisis. Now more than ever, the world needs @WHO,…
Humanitarian needs were already at an all-time high before #COVID19 and are now growing further. Take a look at how humanitarian assistance looked like before the pandemic, and what it looks like now. ➡️ https://t.co/a5v9t2Ronk https://t.co/DjKI1563DD