#United Nations

  • Article: Meet 7 Youth Activists Who Won the UN's 'Champions of the Earth' Award
    Environment

    Meet 7 Youth Activists Who Won the UN's 'Champions of the Earth' Award

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 13, 2018

    "Young people around the world have come up with amazing new ideas to help protect the environment." 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: How Close Is South Africa to Achieving the Global Goals?
    Citizenship

    How Close Is South Africa to Achieving the Global Goals?

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 6, 2018

    This is how far we’ve come — and how far we’ve still got to go. Read more

  • Article: Mediterranean Sea Death Rate Reaches Highest Level Since Refugee Crisis Began
    Citizenship

    Mediterranean Sea Death Rate Reaches Highest Level Since Refugee Crisis Began

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 4, 2018

    The entire European Union is accused of failing to act. Read more

  • Article: UN: Myanmar Military Should Be Charged for Rohingya 'Genocide'
    Citizenship

    UN: Myanmar Military Should Be Charged for Rohingya 'Genocide'

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 27, 2018

    The bar of evidence for genocide is immense. Read more

  • Article: What the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Looks Like, 1 Year Later
    Citizenship

    What the Rohingya Refugee Crisis Looks Like, 1 Year Later

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 24, 2018

    “Their horrific experiences defy comprehension.” Read more

  • Article: The UN Wants You to Send a Selfie for Its First-Ever 'Living Petition'
    Citizenship

    The UN Wants You to Send a Selfie for Its First-Ever 'Living Petition'

    Aug. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's to hold world leaders accountable for the cost of war. Read more

  • Article: UN Stepping Up Ebola Screening of Refugees Fleeing DR Congo
    Health

    UN Stepping Up Ebola Screening of Refugees Fleeing DR Congo

    Aug. 13, 2018|Voice of America

    The UN refugee agency is trying to reduce the risk of Ebola spreading. Read more