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New Report Finds U.S. Saves Big By Supporting UN Peacekeeping
Press Release | 02/06/2018
U.S. government agency report finds it is eight times more cost-effective for the U.S. to support UN Peacekeeping missions than go it alone.
Report highlights value of UN peacekeeping contributions Trump admin wants to cut – CNN
In the News, News | 02/06/2018
"The study is further evidence that continued engagement with the United Nations is not only in our national security interests but also very much in our economic interests," says Peter Yeo.
The UN is reformed and ready – Washington Examiner
In the News, News | 01/24/2018
Late last month, the United Nations General Assembly did something that, in contrast to the weighty issues of war and peace, human rights, and international development that regularly top its agenda, was on its face unremarkable: It adopted a budget. Advocates for U.N. reform, however, have reason to celebrate: The U.N. operating budget delivered on Christmas Eve was $285 million (5 percent) less than the previous budget.
Why Cutting U.S. Aid to a Key UN Agency Undermines American Interests
Blog | 01/09/2018
More than half of UNRWA’s budget – to which the U.S. contributed $369 million in 2016 – is dedicated to education...Reducing or withdrawing funding would be counter-productive, creating a vacuum that extremist groups like Hamas or ISIS could fill.
Better World Campaign Says UNRWA Funding Critical to U.S. Interests in the Middle East
News, Press Release | 01/09/2018
In response to statements that U.S. assistance to Palestinian refugees may be cut or blocked, BWC President Peter Yeo advises that “U.S. aid benefits the region and ultimately, U.S. allies.”
When it comes to humanitarian aid, people often think about food, water, and shelter, but @UNFPA’s efforts on the front lines of the #Rohingya #refugee crisis are a reminder that lifesaving care comes in many forms. Read more: https://t.co/kH1CZg86am https://t.co/Aa5TrP1lTz
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The closing of the @UNPeacekeeping mission in #Liberia is a direct testament to the power of the @UN to help a country heal from the wounds of war and emerge a peaceful nation, writes Liberia's President George Weah https://t.co/nx7Jm6KD9f via @NYTimes
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