#United Nations

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Wipe Out Global Gains in Equality for Women at Work

    COVID-19 Could Wipe Out Global Gains in Equality for Women at Work

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 1, 2020

    "In contrast to previous crises, women’s employment is at greater risk than men’s." Read more

  • Article: ‘My Story Is Not Unique’: Former Refugee Responds to New Report Showing 79.5M People Were Displaced in 2019

    ‘My Story Is Not Unique’: Former Refugee Responds to New Report Showing 79.5M People Were Displaced in 2019

    By Madeleine Keck|June 30, 2020

    Former refugee Carina Hoang has urged the world to step up. Read more

  • Article: Canada Can Still Show Leadership Through COVID-19 Response Following UN Security Council Vote
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    Canada Can Still Show Leadership Through COVID-19 Response Following UN Security Council Vote

    By Jonah Kanter|June 18, 2020

    Canada lost a multi-year campaign against Norway and Ireland. Read more

  • Article: Canada Commits $6M to Help Rural Farmers and Prevent Food Crisis Due to COVID-19

    Canada Commits $6M to Help Rural Farmers and Prevent Food Crisis Due to COVID-19

    By Joe McCarthy|June 10, 2020

    The commitment will ensure agricultural systems remain intact. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19's Disproportionate Impact on People of Color Must Be Addressed, UN Rights Chief Says

    COVID-19's Disproportionate Impact on People of Color Must Be Addressed, UN Rights Chief Says

    By Catherine Caruso|June 3, 2020

    “Urgent steps need to be taken.” Read more

  • Article: Justin Trudeau and World Leaders Call for Unity at UN COVID-19 Recovery Meeting

    Justin Trudeau and World Leaders Call for Unity at UN COVID-19 Recovery Meeting

    By Catherine Caruso|May 29, 2020

    The meeting aimed to find ways to help countries recover from COVID-19. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Exposes the Challenges of Ending World Hunger, UN Says

    COVID-19 Exposes the Challenges of Ending World Hunger, UN Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 29, 2020

    Amid the pandemic, food banks have run short and farmers have dumped milk they could not sell. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Is Devastating World’s Indigenous Communities Beyond the Immediate Health Threat

    COVID-19 Is Devastating World’s Indigenous Communities Beyond the Immediate Health Threat

    By Catherine Caruso|May 21, 2020

    “Indigenous peoples are being denied their freedom of expression and association.” Read more