#United Nations

  • Article: The Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

    The Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

    From Voice of America|Nov. 12, 2019

    The UN has called the atrocities "a textbook case" of ethnic cleansing. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 11, 2019

    Here’s what you need to know about the International Conference on Population and Development. Read more

  • Article: The Sydney Opera House Just Pledged to Support the United Nations’ Global Goals

    The Sydney Opera House Just Pledged to Support the United Nations’ Global Goals

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 31, 2019

    The performing arts institution hosts almost 11 million guests each year. Read more

  • Feature: 7 Migrants Share Their Stories of Struggle and Resilience

    7 Migrants Share Their Stories of Struggle and Resilience

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 29, 2019

    It has been almost 20 years since I came to Europe, and I've been through hell. Read more

  • Article: A Groundbreaking UN Report Is Giving Voice to the African Migrant Experience in Europe

    A Groundbreaking UN Report Is Giving Voice to the African Migrant Experience in Europe

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 21, 2019

    Despite risking enslavement, death, and crushing debt, 93% would make the journey again. Read more

  • Article: UK Clampdown on Extinction Rebellion Protests Sets 'Disturbing Precedent', Says UN Rights Expert

    UK Clampdown on Extinction Rebellion Protests Sets 'Disturbing Precedent', Says UN Rights Expert

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 21, 2019

    A UN rapporteur has warned that the London ban might be used elsewhere to suppress climate protests. Read more

  • Article: The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

    The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brittany Quy|Oct. 8, 2019

    After more than 23,000 actions taken by Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: The UN Wants Companies to Stop Ruining the Ocean

    The UN Wants Companies to Stop Ruining the Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 2, 2019

    The UN Global Compact is trying to tie corporate success to the health of the oceans. Read more