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News | 05/07/2021
WHO and the Private Sector: Why U.S. Leadership Matters
When it comes to U.S. business and the World Health Organization, the pandemic has created a potentially “transformational” opportunity, allowing the U.S. to help strengthen this essential UN agency and push for needed reforms.
Three Commitments About UN Peacekeeping I Hope to Hear During Amb. Thomas-Greenfield’s Nomination Hearing
Blog | 01/26/2021
Our Senior Director of Peace and Security Policy lists the top three commitments she wants to hear from Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield in regards to UN peacekeeping.
Digital Contact Tracing and Data Privacy Challenges in the Age of COVID-19
Blog | 07/09/2020
Digital contact tracing apps—tools that harness smartphone data to monitor physical proximity between people to prevent the spread of coronavirus—show immense promise, but with that promise come concerns about security and privacy.
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.
It’s Time for a Clean Budget. End Outdated, Irrelevant UNFPA Riders.
Blog | 08/27/2019
Exactly 50 years ago, the U.S. government played a central role in the creation and launch of UNFPA, United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.
Documentary Underscores Importance of Women in UN Peacekeeping
Blog | 07/29/2019
According to the UN, between 1957 and 1989, only 20 uniformed women served as UN peacekeepers. While that number has grown to nearly five percent of total uniformed personnel in UN peacekeeping today, the gender gap persists.
How the U.S. funds the @UN is complicated. So as Congress hammers out the next budget, we made you a guide to understanding how the process works & what it all means: https://t.co/SUt4aQZcU2 https://t.co/Tp8DUGvsAr
You're reading this tweet, so you probably know a little about the @UN. But do you know about the agencies, programs & funds that make up part of the larger United Nations family? https://t.co/VayMBKQxnm https://t.co/4OVe4AxBY7
RT @unfoundation: Girls and women have the potential to do anything—on and off the playing field. And when they're given the chance, they r…
How do you combat hate speech in a country torn apart by war? The radio station run by @UN_MINUSCA is taking to the airwaves to combat misinformation and create the space for lasting peace. https://t.co/qnLv3sYQXF https://t.co/qSXmuQ4Lo2