Factsheets & Partner Letters

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.

Letter to Congressional Leadership on Supporting the Central African Republic in FY’22

Letter from 13 organizations to Congressional leadership on the need to support peace and recovery in the Central African Republic in FY’22 appropriations bills.

Hannum to House Foreign Affairs Committee: Engage and Invest in the UN

BWC Executive Director Jordie Hannum testifies on Capitol Hill about why U.S. engagement and funding for the UN is in our country’s best interests.

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.