#United Nations

  • Article: UN Launches $282 Million Appeal for Mozambique Cyclone Relief
    Environment

    UN Launches $282 Million Appeal for Mozambique Cyclone Relief

    March 26, 2019|Voice of America

    Funds will be used for health, water, sanitation, hygiene and food security. Read more

  • Article: 'The Science Is Clear': Declining Environment Will Kill Millions Each Year, UN Says
    Health

    'The Science Is Clear': Declining Environment Will Kill Millions Each Year, UN Says

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 19, 2019

    Water contamination alone will cause millions of premature deaths. Read more

  • Article: 11 Million North Koreans Are in Dire Need of Food Aid: UN
    Food & Hunger

    11 Million North Koreans Are in Dire Need of Food Aid: UN

    By Joe McCarthy|March 8, 2019

    “We simply cannot leave them behind.” Read more

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

    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
    Girls & Women

    United Nations Moves to Help Combat Sexual Abuse in Its Ranks

    Feb. 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: Almost Half of Brits Don't Know This War Exists. Now There's a Campaign to Make People Pay Attention.
    Citizenship

    Almost Half of Brits Don't Know This War Exists. Now There's a Campaign to Make People Pay Attention.

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 30, 2019

    "We urge the public not to look away." Read more

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

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

    Jan. 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: One-Third of UN Workers Have Been Sexually Harassed, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    One-Third of UN Workers Have Been Sexually Harassed, Report Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Jan. 17, 2019

    "We still have a long way to go." Read more