#United Nations

  • Article: Mayors Once Again Sidestep Trump to Tackle Major Global Problem
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    Mayors Once Again Sidestep Trump to Tackle Major Global Problem

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 7, 2017

    Cities are increasingly assuming diplomatic responsibilities. Read more

  • Article: Iraq's Proposed Child Marriage Law Would 'Deprive' Kids of Childhood, UN Says
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    Iraq's Proposed Child Marriage Law Would 'Deprive' Kids of Childhood, UN Says

    Dec. 5, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The law could allow marriage for children as young as 9 years old. Read more

  • Article: US Abandons UN Refugee and Migrant Pact on Eve of Talks
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    US Abandons UN Refugee and Migrant Pact on Eve of Talks

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 4, 2017

    The withdrawal is consistent with the Trump administration’s “America First” outlook. Read more

  • Article: Ellie Goulding’s Got a New Job: as a Global UN Ambassador for the Environment
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    Ellie Goulding’s Got a New Job: as a Global UN Ambassador for the Environment

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Dec. 4, 2017

    The British pop star doesn’t want the world to burn, burn, burn. Read more

  • Article: The UN Wants to Ban Plastic Waste in Oceans
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    The UN Wants to Ban Plastic Waste in Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 1, 2017

    The effort is both urgent and extremely challenging. Read more

  • Article: For 4th Straight Year, 3,000 Migrants Have Drowned in Mediterranean Sea
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    For 4th Straight Year, 3,000 Migrants Have Drowned in Mediterranean Sea

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 30, 2017

    A horrific statistic comprising countless lives. Read more

  • Article: Child Labor Is Most Rampant in These 5 Regions, New Report Shows
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    Child Labor Is Most Rampant in These 5 Regions, New Report Shows

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 16, 2017

    Children continue to toil their childhoods away in dangerous conditions. Read more

  • Article: Countries to Meet on 'Aggressive' Climate Action Next Week
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    Countries to Meet on 'Aggressive' Climate Action Next Week

    Nov. 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Countries around the world say they are "stepping up ambition" heading into COP23. Read more