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BWC President on Appointment of Amb. Sison as the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs
Press Release | 04/15/2021
Yeo says that Sison will advance the administration’s goal of returning the U.S. to a leadership position on the global stage.
President’s Budget Gets Us Back on Track at UN, Sets Plan to Pay Overdue UN Peacekeeping Bills
Press Release | 04/09/2021
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.
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.
POLL: With New Leadership in Washington, Majorities of Americans in all 50 States Support the UN, Want 117th Congress to Fund It
Press Release | 01/19/2021
On a momentous week for the future of American foreign policy, a new poll conducted in all fifty states finds that Americans are united in their strong support for the United Nations.
Better World Campaign Statement on the Nomination of Ambassador Samantha Power to be USAID Administrator
Press Release | 01/13/2021
The nomination of Ambassador Power to be the next Administrator of USAID is a wise choice given her first-hand insights into the vital work of the United Nations around the globe, which is essential to the continued cooperative relationship between USAID and the UN,” said Peter Yeo, President of the Better World Campaign.
"You can't rush peace." Our Sr. Director @chandrimagrdas joined the latest @CSISAfrica 'Into Africa' podcast to discuss the value of @UNPeacekeeping & why failing to pay our dues puts U.S. credibility at risk. 🎧: https://t.co/mkFxGCXLeg https://t.co/lmaEVmhlD8
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