Factsheets & Partner Letters
As the Security Council reviews the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African
Republic (CAR), we write as a group of 28 local and international conflict prevention, protection of
civilians, human rights, and humanitarian organisations concerned about the escalating levels of
violence against civilians across the country.
On October 27, 2017, the Better World Campaign and 20 other organizations sent a letter to Congress urging them to address the growing humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic and fully support the peacekeeping operation in the country.
Nine former U.S. Ambassadors to the United Nations under five different Republican and Democratic administrations sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging full funding for the organization.
On March 28, 2017, fifty Members of Congress co-signed a letter addressed to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs in support of fully funding the United Nations in FY18.
The Better World Campaign and Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights organized a letter, signed by a range of key human rights organizations, urging Secretary of State Tillerson to maintain U.S. engagement with the UN Human Rights Council.
BWC joined twelve organizations to highlight the alarming situation in South Sudan, with Family Early Warning Systems Network reporting increasing death rates and a deepening humanitarian catastrophe.
Sign-on letter from 23 Members of Congress in support of fully funding our U.S. dues to United Nations Peacekeeping as part of the FY 2017 State/Foreign Operations Appropriations bill.