#United Nations

  • Article: What Are the Global Goals — and How Close Are We to Achieving Them?
    Citizenship

    What Are the Global Goals — and How Close Are We to Achieving Them?

    By Daniele Selby|July 20, 2018

    Experts say the world needs to pick up the pace to achieve the goals by 2030. Read more

  • Article: 6,600 Young Women Were Infected With HIV Every Week in 2017
    Health

    6,600 Young Women Were Infected With HIV Every Week in 2017

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 20, 2018

    Inequality, lack of empowerment, and violence toward women are fueling a rise in HIV infections. Read more

  • Article: UN Condemns Australia's Separation of Sri Lankan Refugee Family
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    UN Condemns Australia's Separation of Sri Lankan Refugee Family

    By Madeleine Keck|July 19, 2018

    This is the latest case of inhumane treatment toward asylum seekers by the Australian government. Read more

  • Article: The World Wastes Nearly 50 Million Tons of Fish Every Year: UN
    Food & Hunger

    The World Wastes Nearly 50 Million Tons of Fish Every Year: UN

    By Joe McCarthy|July 9, 2018

    And fish farms now provide the majority of world’s fish. Read more

  • Article: How Drones Are Helping in the Fight Against Malaria
    Health

    How Drones Are Helping in the Fight Against Malaria

    July 6, 2018

    "We could make a significant impact on local malaria cases." Read more

  • Article: More Children Are Being Killed or Maimed in Conflicts Than Ever Before: UN
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    More Children Are Being Killed or Maimed in Conflicts Than Ever Before: UN

    By Joanna Prisco|June 28, 2018

    The suffering occurred worldwide. Read more

  • Article: The World Is Behind Target to Achieve the Global Goals by 2030
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    The World Is Behind Target to Achieve the Global Goals by 2030

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|June 27, 2018

    In some cases, progress isn’t just slow, the situation is actively getting worse. Read more

  • Article: Belize Praised for Saving Its Huge Coral Reef From Utter Destruction
    Environment

    Belize Praised for Saving Its Huge Coral Reef From Utter Destruction

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|June 27, 2018

    The reef is the second-largest in the world after Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Read more