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Foreign aid cuts expected, except for ‘friends’ – Washington Post
In the News, News | 02/12/2018
“It’s fair to say that when the budget is presented, it will kick off a discussion in the executive branch and Congress about the right balance between friendship and foreign aid,” said Peter Yeo.
Why hosting the UN is way more profitable than hosting the Winter Olympics
Blog | 02/09/2018
As cities from every corner of the globe compete to host the Olympic games, let’s not forget about another convener that brings representatives from many countries together in what may sometimes look like a competition under one roof: The United Nations.
Report highlights value of UN peacekeeping contributions Trump admin wants to cut – CNN
In the News, News | 02/06/2018
"The study is further evidence that continued engagement with the United Nations is not only in our national security interests but also very much in our economic interests," says Peter Yeo.
The UN is reformed and ready – Washington Examiner
In the News, News | 01/24/2018
Late last month, the United Nations General Assembly did something that, in contrast to the weighty issues of war and peace, human rights, and international development that regularly top its agenda, was on its face unremarkable: It adopted a budget. Advocates for U.N. reform, however, have reason to celebrate: The U.N. operating budget delivered on Christmas Eve was $285 million (5 percent) less than the previous budget.
Why Cutting U.S. Aid to a Key UN Agency Undermines American Interests
Blog | 01/09/2018
More than half of UNRWA’s budget – to which the U.S. contributed $369 million in 2016 – is dedicated to education...Reducing or withdrawing funding would be counter-productive, creating a vacuum that extremist groups like Hamas or ISIS could fill.
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RT @UNPeacekeeping: Under the watchful eye of @UNMISSmedia, @WFP completes first #fooddelivery by boat in #UpperNile, #SouthSudan🇸🇸, thanks…
We thought we might make a joke about how much the government spends on 🖨️ paper, but they're all pretty tearble. Just know it is more than what the U.S. spend on our dues to @UNPeacekeeping every year. #USUN 🇺🇸🇺🇳 https://t.co/OUFbkV7PFf
Year after year, bipartisan research finds that voters from red states and blue states, young and old, understand the value of the @UN to American interests. https://t.co/wpH1LlgfbA 🇺🇸🇺🇳 https://t.co/zomtgBPrK3