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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.
New Poll: U.S. Support for the UN Hits 10-Year High as the Nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Heads to Capitol Hill
News, Press Release | 06/18/2019
As Kelly Craft testifies before the Senate, new poll finds eight in ten Americans want strong U.S. engagement at the UN.
Spotlighting the UN’s Role in Combating the Opioid Crisis
Blog | 05/29/2019
According to the 2018 World Drug Report, the production of opium is at the highest level ever recorded, and drug trafficking of synthetic opioids such as fentanyl continues to grow rapidly, online and across borders.
President of Better World Campaign Peter Yeo Commends House State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee on FY 2020 Funding Bill
News, Press Release | 05/10/2019
Washington, D.C. (May 10, 2019) – Better World Campaign President Peter Yeo praised passage of the fiscal year 2020 House State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs funding bill and the work of Chairwoman Nita Lowey and Ranking Member Hal Rogers. “This legislation embraces the principle that the United States cannot go it alone in stamping […]
WMO: Keeping an Eye on the Atmosphere
Blog | 03/22/2019
There is no denying extreme weather and climate change are real threats to our planet. We can be thankful there is an entire UN agency dedicated to weather, climate, and the water cycle, the World Meteorological Organization.
RT @UNAUSA: Ahead of #UNGA high-level week, here is one thing you need to know: Americans overwhelmingly agree that the U.S. must remain en…
From SARS to Ebola to Avian Flu, @WHO's Dr. Mike Ryan has committed his life's work to fight the spread of infectious diseases. Now hear about his latest challenge: #COVID19. https://t.co/huuCXTkbZq https://t.co/t2pgJFEOyD
As the world prepares for an eventual #COVID19 vaccine, @UNICEF is spearheading efforts to procure & supply in what could be one of the world's largest and fastest ever vaccine distributions. https://t.co/G8VVBO00he https://t.co/Fp8THtewdI