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Digital Contact Tracing and Data Privacy Challenges in the Age of COVID-19
Blog | 07/09/2020
Digital contact tracing apps—tools that harness smartphone data to monitor physical proximity between people to prevent the spread of coronavirus—show immense promise, but with that promise come concerns about security and privacy.
Statement by UN Foundation President and CEO on U.S. Formal Notification of Withdrawal from WHO
Press Release | 07/07/2020
United Nations Foundation President and CEO Elizabeth Cousens released the following statement in response to the U.S. formal notification of withdrawal from the World Health Organization.
Better World Campaign Statement on FY 2021 House SFOPS Bill
Press Release | 07/07/2020
The Better World Campaign praised the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee passage of Fiscal Year 2021 House State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs funding bill thanks to the leadership of Chairwoman Nita Lowey and Ranking Member Hal Rogers.
Announced Termination of the U.S. Relationship with WHO Is Damaging and Dangerous Amid Global COVID-19 Outbreak
News, Press Release | 05/29/2020
This move will severely impede the world’s ability to tackle COVID-19, compromise other critical health needs, and undermine the safety of Americans.
Statement by UN Foundation President and CEO Elizabeth Cousens on U.S. Administration Move to Withhold Funding to WHO
Press Release | 04/14/2020
As the United States and the world confront an unprecedented global health crisis, it has never been more urgent to ensure that the World Health Organization (WHO), the primary institution with the technical capacity and mandate to support all countries at this critical time, has the resources it needs for urgent, frontline response.
Next week, countries will discuss how to close gaps in @UNPeacekeeping. Read our letter with @CivCenter & @RefugeesIntl on what we want to see from the U.S. during the #PKMinisterial: https://t.co/wyzByaQiVn https://t.co/Cc3rt9oy1A
It is important to remember #COVID19 variants will continue to emerge without a concerted, collective, and equitable response. Here are three to know about #Omicron from @unfoundation's global health experts. ↓ https://t.co/Xlid2NVQkA
RT @UNPeacekeeping: Mine action saves lives.🕊️ At a critical time, when catastrophic floods in South Sudan have led to massive population…
Next week, leaders across the world will gather (virtually) for a #PKMinisterial. So what is a ministerial and why does it matter for @UNPeacekeeping? Right this way ➜ https://t.co/34X8T9LyDn https://t.co/ihsFtTBmr2