#United Nations

  • Article: On World Food Day, Pope Francis Says Link Between Climate Change and Hunger Is Undeniable
    Environment

    On World Food Day, Pope Francis Says Link Between Climate Change and Hunger Is Undeniable

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 16, 2017

    The Catholic leader says simply “pitying” the world’s poor is not enough. Read more

  • Article: The Trump White House Just Withdrew From UNESCO. Here Are 6 Reasons Why That Matters
    Citizenship

    The Trump White House Just Withdrew From UNESCO. Here Are 6 Reasons Why That Matters

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 12, 2017

    UNESCO protects the best parts of human culture. 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: Philippines Commission on Human Rights Needs $15 Million. Lawmakers Offered It $20
    Citizenship

    Philippines Commission on Human Rights Needs $15 Million. Lawmakers Offered It $20

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 14, 2017

    The president has railed against the commission in the past. Read more

  • Article: 600,000 Syrians Have Returned Home So Far in 2017
    Citizenship

    600,000 Syrians Have Returned Home So Far in 2017

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 11, 2017

    But don't celebrate yet. Read more

  • Article: 10 Enlightening #WeAreIndigenous Tweets That Will Remind the World to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Today
    Citizenship

    10 Enlightening #WeAreIndigenous Tweets That Will Remind the World to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Today

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 9, 2017

    Today is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Read more

  • Article: Migrants Are Sending More Money Home Than Ever Before. And Experts Say It Could End Poverty
    Citizenship

    Migrants Are Sending More Money Home Than Ever Before. And Experts Say It Could End Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 7, 2017

    “There’s nothing wrong with migration, but its when people have no choice that it’s a problem.” Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Leaders Want UN to Make Cultural Misappropriation Illegal Worldwide
    Citizenship

    Indigenous Leaders Want UN to Make Cultural Misappropriation Illegal Worldwide

    By Gabriella Canal|June 15, 2017

    Delegates from 189 countries want to speed up the process to protect their intellectual property. Read more