Resources

Factsheets & Partner Letters

BWC and UNA-USA Urge Congress and the Administration to Expedite Confirmation of Critical Diplomatic Posts

The Better World Campaign and UNA-USA sent a letter to Congress and the Biden Administration asking that they continue to work to expedite Senate confirmation of nominees for critical diplomatic posts.

NGOs Urge U.S. to Commit to UN Peacekeeping at Upcoming Ministerial

On November 15, 2021, the Partnership for Effective Peacekeeping sent a letter to National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan ahead of the upcoming United Nations peacekeeping ministerial hosted by the Republic of Korea in Seoul. The letter lays out commitments the organizations urge the United States to make, including: Increase U.S. troop and police contributions to […]

Civil Society Urges Congress to Support UN Peacekeeping and Repeal the Arbitrary Peacekeeping Cap

The Better World Campaign joined with a group of civil society organizations urging Congress to support the U.S. Commitment to Peacekeeping Act of 2021.

White Papers

Back from the Brink: How the UN is Stabilizing, Securing and Strengthening Mali

The landlocked country of Mali, once a French colony and a cultural hub of West Africa, was overrun in January
2012 by a coalition of Tuareg and terrorist groups moving south towards the capital of Bamako.

An Exit Strategy For MINUSCA – Progress and Obstacles

The briefing note focuses on MINUSCA’s exit strategy – the mission’s efforts now to lay the groundwork that will eventually allow it to draw down and hand over its responsibilities to CAR state authorities.

Coming Home: UN Peacekeeping’s Role in Allowing Displaced Persons to Return

The purpose of this report is to examine the nexus between UN peacekeeping activities and the mitigation of forced displacement in select missions marked by armed conflict.

UN Budget Docs

Rep. Gregory Meeks spearheaded a letter in support of full FY’2022 funding for the UN and international agencies.

Senator Cory Booker spearheaded a letter in support of full FY 2021 funding for the UN and international agencies.

Senator Bob Menendez led a group of senators in urging the the administration to reconsider its decision to halt funding to the World Health Organization during the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

2021 Briefing Book

  • Public Opinion Polls

    BWC has conducted nationwide public opinion polls on American support for the United Nations through the bipartisan research team of Public Opinion Strategies and Hart Research Associates.

  • State Impact

    50 state breakdown of how each state benefits from the United Nations and UN Foundation.