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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.
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.
The Fight of Our Lives: How UN Peacekeepers are Helping Combat Congo’s Deadly Ebola Outbreak
Blog | 07/21/2019
UN Peacekeepers have existed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in some form since 1960. The current peacekeeping mission, known as MONUSCO, was established in 2010 in the aftermath of the African World War, which killed 5 million people. Now UN Peacekeepers are taking on a new responsibility: fighting Ebola.
A special #FlashbackFriday to 1945 as flags of the @UN wave in the courtyard of San Francisco City Hall. This weekend, the @UN celebrates its 76 birthday ‼️ https://t.co/tFQjLrnczY https://t.co/4AmH2W1zzs
Do you know which American leader played an influential role in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights? 🤔 Ahead of #UNDay, put your knowledge to the test ➜ https://t.co/bxeYDcAgvK https://t.co/ixgio7SFwn
RT @PeterMYeo: "The @UN remains critical to advancing our national security and foreign policy interests." Thank you @POTUS for honoring #…
RT @RachelBPittman: I look forward to my discussion with @USAIDPolicy’s @misumilas on the state of global affairs. Join us: https://t.co/0K…