#UN

  • Article: UN Raises $2.6 Billion for Yemen Crisis — But Needs Billions More

    UN Raises $2.6 Billion for Yemen Crisis — But Needs Billions More

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 27, 2019

    About 80,000 children under the age of 5 have died of starvation. Read more

  • Article: United Nations Moves to Help Combat Sexual Abuse in Its Ranks

    United Nations Moves to Help Combat Sexual Abuse in Its Ranks

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 20, 2019

    The effort comes amid the wider #MeToo movement around the world against sexual assault. Read more

  • Article: UN Appeals for $920 Million in Aid for Rohingya Refugees

    UN Appeals for $920 Million in Aid for Rohingya Refugees

    From Voice of America|Feb. 18, 2019

    Most Rohingya refugees are living in cramped, squalid conditions in Kutupalong. Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Calls Out Global Food Inequity in Powerful Speech

    Pope Francis Calls Out Global Food Inequity in Powerful Speech

    By Jerica DeckCarmen Singer  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 14, 2019

    One in nine people around the world are undernourished. Read more

  • Article: The Future of Gender Equality Lies in the Hands of Female Coders: UN Chief

    The Future of Gender Equality Lies in the Hands of Female Coders: UN Chief

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2019

    The UN met with the African Girls Can Code Initiative in Ethiopia. Read more

  • Article: The World Is Dragging Its Feet in Achieving the Global Goals, Says Former UNDP Chief

    The World Is Dragging Its Feet in Achieving the Global Goals, Says Former UNDP Chief

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 18, 2019

    "There has been ... a lot of lip service but not enough action." Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Has World’s Largest Number of Out-of-School Children

    Nigeria Has World’s Largest Number of Out-of-School Children

    From Voice of America|Dec. 12, 2018

    Boko Haram is a major factor contributing to the increase. Read more

  • Article: 'Stranger Things' Star to Take on Bullies in New UN Role

    'Stranger Things' Star to Take on Bullies in New UN Role

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 21, 2018

    Millie Bobby Brown, the youngest-ever goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, fights for children’s issues Read more