#United Nations

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

    UN Stepping Up Ebola Screening of Refugees Fleeing DR Congo

    From Voice of America|Aug. 13, 2018

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

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

    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: Africa Is Leading the Way in the Fight Against Plastic

    Africa Is Leading the Way in the Fight Against Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|July 30, 2018

    Throughout the continent, the movement against plastic waste is growing. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    How Drones Are Helping in the Fight Against Malaria

    July 6, 2018

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