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Wielding aid as a cudgel may backfire, when most already vote with US – The Cipher Brief
In the News, News | 03/29/2018
U.S. foreign assistance should not be tied to votes at the UN, argues Better World Campaign Executive Director Jordie Hannum.
Better World Campaign President: Omnibus Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Foreign Aid, United Nations
In the News, Press Release | 03/23/2018
With regards to the UN, Congress sided with the overwhelming majority of Americans who agree that we should meet our financial obligations to the UN.
The US and the UN can be allies in the global opioid fight – The Hill
In the News, News | 03/02/2018
Tackling the opioid crisis is not simply a matter of unlocking U.S. resources, it’s about continuing to support and partner with the United Nations, specifically agencies like the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the World Health Organization, says Jordie Hannum.
Foreign aid cuts expected, except for ‘friends’ – Washington Post
In the News, News | 02/12/2018
“It’s fair to say that when the budget is presented, it will kick off a discussion in the executive branch and Congress about the right balance between friendship and foreign aid,” said Peter Yeo.
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.
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