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Business, ballots and battling opioids: Why the Universal Postal Union benefits the US
In the News, News | 09/26/2019
As the U.S. debates withdrawing from the Universal Postal Union, BWC President Peter Yeo writes in The Hill about why the UN agency remains key to American interests at home and abroad.
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 End Outdated, Irrelevant UNFPA Riders.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.
United Nations Foundation and Better World Campaign on the Confirmation of Kelly Craft as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
News, Press Release | 07/31/2019
The United Nations Foundation and Better World Campaign issue statement on Kelly Knight Craft's confirmation to be the thirtieth U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.
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.
From Latin America to the Middle East, #COVID19 is spreading to nations with weak health systems, leaving millions at increased risk of hunger and malnutrition. See how @WFP is responding: https://t.co/P0KDt5z7wM via @WFPUSA https://t.co/761uPBCGsu
We are happy to see you are feeling better, @WFPChief! https://t.co/bdlS9ItYHv
RT @WFPChief: .@WFP supports the world’s most vulnerable people with food assistance – and it’s those same men, women and children who will…
The U.S. and the @UN are in the fight against #COVID19 together. 🤝 Last week, @antonioguterres and @USAmbUN donated 250,000 masks to NYC health workers on the front lines. https://t.co/phoDv4VaD0 https://t.co/ivsYSHenkz