On July 23, 2019, the Better World Campaign, along with UNA-USA, joined over 400 human rights, faith-based, civil liberties, professional, academic, social justice organizations, foreign policy experts and others called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to disband the State Department’s newly formed “Commission on Unalienable Rights."
We joined four other organizations in urging a serious course correction in U.S. policy if the U.S. hopes to effectively advance human rights and fundamental freedoms in other countries, now or in the future.
Congressmen Eliot Engel (D-NY) and David Cicilline (D-RI) spearheaded a letter signed by seventy Members of Congress to Chairwoman Lowey and Ranking Member Rogers requesting full funding for our nation’s UN peacekeeping dues as part of the FY 2020 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs appropriations bill.…
On March 12, Better World Campaign President Peter Yeo testified on Capitol Hill before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs about the need to fulfill our funding obligations to the United Nations and UN Peacekeeping.
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 redouble U.S. efforts to reform and strengthen the UN Human Rights Council.
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.