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American Support for the UN in 2019
News | 12/19/2019
In 2019 we worked to mobilize Americans across the country in support of the UN and the Global Goals. Check out what we were up to.
Better World Campaign President on Capitol Hill: The U.S. Must Stay Engaged in the UN
News | 11/22/2019
Yeo discussed the need for the U.S. to continue to remain fully engaged in the United Nations in order to remain a leader on the world’s stage, which includes paying our dues to the UN and UN Peacekeeping on time and in full.
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 End Outdated, Irrelevant UNFPA Riders.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 killing of George Floyd & #COVID19 has brought centuries of systemic racism front & center. Over 40 countries & the @UN support truth & healing commissions and Rep. Barbara Lee is calling for the creation of the first commission here in the U.S. https://t.co/9mkSOgzndc https://t.co/r4tvoUBO13
While this pandemic affects us all, girls and women face unique challenges. Here is how @UNFPA is addressing sexual and reproductive health and rights during #COVID19. https://t.co/mshwlcpBmZ
"Every day I start my shift hoping that all the required personal protective equipment will be available. But I put my patients first.” Hear from Moheyman Alkhatavi, a nurse fighting #COVID19 in Iran. https://t.co/41zGCWhqeu