#UN General Assembly

  • Article: Trudeau, Macron, and May Just Led a 'Milestone' Moment for Girls' Education in New York
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    Trudeau, Macron, and May Just Led a 'Milestone' Moment for Girls' Education in New York

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 28, 2018

    World leaders gathered at the UN General Assembly, at a session convened by Global Citizen. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Ramped Up the Fight Against 'Heinous' Enslavement of Children
    Citizenship

    The UK Just Ramped Up the Fight Against 'Heinous' Enslavement of Children

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 26, 2018

    “No nation is free from the terrible abuses and violence." Read more

  • Article: South African President Ramaphosa Honours Nelson Mandela In His Debut UN Speech
    Citizenship

    South African President Ramaphosa Honours Nelson Mandela In His Debut UN Speech

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 26, 2018

    A statue of Mandela, South Africa’s first democratic president, was also unveiled this week. Read more

  • Article: Canada’s 13-Year-Old Indigenous Water Advocate to Speak at United Nations
    Water & Sanitation

    Canada’s 13-Year-Old Indigenous Water Advocate to Speak at United Nations

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 18, 2017

    The young advocate was nominated 2017 International Children's Peace Prize. Read more

  • Article: Justin Trudeau Just Devoted His UN Speech to Confronting Canada’s Mistreatment of Indigenous People
    Citizenship

    Justin Trudeau Just Devoted His UN Speech to Confronting Canada’s Mistreatment of Indigenous People

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 21, 2017

    Trudeau spoke out about Canada’s past treatment of Indigenous Peoples and detailed changes to come. Read more

  • Article: The UK Government Has Pledged £20M to Say ‘Enough Is Enough’ to Modern Slavery
    Citizenship

    The UK Government Has Pledged £20M to Say ‘Enough Is Enough’ to Modern Slavery

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 21, 2017

    “We cannot accept a world where human beings are sold on the market.” Read more

  • Article: One-Third of This Country’s Entire Population Has Become Refugees
    Citizenship

    One-Third of This Country’s Entire Population Has Become Refugees

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 21, 2017

    Most of the people fleeing the violence are unaccompanied children. Read more

  • Article: The US Might Stay in the Paris Climate Agreement After All
    Environment

    The US Might Stay in the Paris Climate Agreement After All

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 18, 2017

    “We want to be productive. We want to be helpful.” Read more