#UN

  • Article: Kofi Annan, Former UN Chief and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Has Died
    Citizenship

    Kofi Annan, Former UN Chief and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Has Died

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 18, 2018

    His family and foundation announced the news on Saturday morning. Read more

  • Article: The Key to Ending World Hunger? Healthy Soil, UN Says
    Food & Hunger

    The Key to Ending World Hunger? Healthy Soil, UN Says

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 14, 2018

    It’s a dirty job, but somebody has to do it. Read more

  • Article: Oversight Group Tells UN to Step Up Women's Protection Worldwide
    Girls & Women

    Oversight Group Tells UN to Step Up Women's Protection Worldwide

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 7, 2018

    There were 40 allegations of sexual exploitation within UN agencies at the end of 2017. Read more

  • Article: Hunger and Malnutrition Reach 'Record Levels' in the World's Youngest Country
    Food & Hunger

    Hunger and Malnutrition Reach 'Record Levels' in the World's Youngest Country

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 2, 2018

    South Sudan is on the "brink of catastrophe" — and it's down to conflict. Read more

  • Article: This Tiny Chip Could Help Protect Women From Sexual Violence
    Girls & Women

    This Tiny Chip Could Help Protect Women From Sexual Violence

    June 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The tiny computer chip costs less than $40. Read more

  • Article: ​These 2 Things Are Key to Solving the Food Crisis: UN
    Food & Hunger

    ​These 2 Things Are Key to Solving the Food Crisis: UN

    May 17, 2018|Voice of America

    The food crisis is getting worse, but actions can be taken to avoid future disasters. Read more

  • Article: 400,000 Children Are Close to Dying of Hunger in the Congo, UNICEF Says
    Food & Hunger

    400,000 Children Are Close to Dying of Hunger in the Congo, UNICEF Says

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 11, 2018

    It’s due to a “perfect storm of poverty, deprivation, and conflict.” Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Will Destabilize the Planet Without More Funding, UN Expert Says
    Environment

    Climate Change Will Destabilize the Planet Without More Funding, UN Expert Says

    May 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We are talking in millions and billions of dollars when we should be speaking in trillions." Read more