#UN

  • Article: World 'Nowhere Near' Reaching Climate Change Target: UN Report
    Environment

    World 'Nowhere Near' Reaching Climate Change Target: UN Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Sept. 27, 2018

    Author of key UN climate report speaks out on need for urgency. 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: South Sudan Surgeon Wins UN Prize for Treating War-Hit Refugees
    Health

    South Sudan Surgeon Wins UN Prize for Treating War-Hit Refugees

    Sept. 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Evan Atar Adaha has been running Maban hospital since 2011. Read more

  • Article: Over 45,000 of You Just Called on Jeremy Hunt to Get Justice For Rohingya Children
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Over 45,000 of You Just Called on Jeremy Hunt to Get Justice For Rohingya Children

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 21, 2018

    These children and their families have suffered horrific violence — and they deserve justice. Read more

  • Article: Gender Equality Is 'Critical' to Human Development, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Gender Equality Is 'Critical' to Human Development, Report Says

    Sept. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Inequality in development presents a "grave challenge to progress" and could fuel extremism. Read more

  • Article: Starvation Is Being Used as a 'Weapon of War' — and Over 500,000 More Children Could Die
    Food & Hunger

    Starvation Is Being Used as a 'Weapon of War' — and Over 500,000 More Children Could Die

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 11, 2018

    “Hunger is not inevitable," says Save the Children. Read more

  • Article: Thomas the Tank Engine Finally Gets Some Multicultural Female Friends
    Citizenship

    Thomas the Tank Engine Finally Gets Some Multicultural Female Friends

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 10, 2018

    Thomas is set to travel the world — and learn about the Global Goals. Read more

  • Article: UN Calls for the Immediate Release of Uighurs Detained in Chinese Re-Education Camps
    Citizenship

    UN Calls for the Immediate Release of Uighurs Detained in Chinese Re-Education Camps

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 31, 2018

    As many as 1 million Uighurs, an ethnic Muslim minority, are believed to be forcibly detained. Read more