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Announced Termination of the U.S. Relationship with WHO Is Damaging and Dangerous Amid Global COVID-19 Outbreak
News, Press Release | 05/29/2020
This move will severely impede the world’s ability to tackle COVID-19, compromise other critical health needs, and undermine the safety of Americans.
Statement by UN Foundation President and CEO Elizabeth Cousens on U.S. Administration Move to Withhold Funding to WHO
Press Release | 04/14/2020
As the United States and the world confront an unprecedented global health crisis, it has never been more urgent to ensure that the World Health Organization (WHO), the primary institution with the technical capacity and mandate to support all countries at this critical time, has the resources it needs for urgent, frontline response.
UN Helps NYC in Fight Against COVID-19
Blog | 04/02/2020
In coordination with U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Kelly Craft, the UN donated 250,000 face masks to New York City frontline health workers.
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.
The @UN charter was signed in San Francisco and its headquarters are in NYC, but Washington D.C. played an important role in its history. In 1944, @DumbartonOaks hosted the negotiations where the first draft of the document was born: https://t.co/NL9YoG1Uf9 https://t.co/exhsWdep3D
Across the world, @UNPeacekeeping has tens of thousands of troops, civilians and police deployed. So how do they measure to which extent operations are advancing peace on the ground? https://t.co/bGgT2ktJc6 https://t.co/hjHrKpKQey