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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 End Outdated, Irrelevant UNFPA Riders.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.
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