#United Nations

  • Article: UN Secretary-General Calls for Global Ceasefire Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    UN Secretary-General Calls for Global Ceasefire Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    March 23, 2020

    "End the sickness of war and fight the disease that is ravaging our world." Read more

  • Article: 6 Alarming Facts From the UN’s New Climate Report

    6 Alarming Facts From the UN’s New Climate Report

    By Joe McCarthy|March 12, 2020

    From ice melt to tropical storms, the report covers a lot of ground. Read more

  • Article: The 1995 Beijing Declaration Promised Gender Equality — But It Has Fallen Short

    The 1995 Beijing Declaration Promised Gender Equality — But It Has Fallen Short

    By Joe McCarthy|March 10, 2020

    The document, written 25 years ago, is startlingly relevant today. Read more

  • Article: UN Secretary-General Says Inequality Is World's Biggest Human Rights Challenge

    UN Secretary-General Says Inequality Is World's Biggest Human Rights Challenge

    By Catherine Caruso|March 9, 2020

    "We must push back against the push back." Read more

  • Article: The UN Released $15 Million to Help Vulnerable Countries Tackle Coronavirus Outbreak

    The UN Released $15 Million to Help Vulnerable Countries Tackle Coronavirus Outbreak

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|March 2, 2020

    The emergency funds will help countries with vulnerable health systems contain the disease. Read more

  • Article: The UN Secretary-General Just Called Gender Inequality 'Stupid'

    The UN Secretary-General Just Called Gender Inequality 'Stupid'

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 28, 2020

    He also said that women’s reproductive rights are currently under attack. Read more

  • Article: South Sudan Is Deliberately Starving Civilians, UN Says

    South Sudan Is Deliberately Starving Civilians, UN Says

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 21, 2020

    55% of people in South Sudan are now facing food insecurity. Read more

  • Article: ‘A Wind of Madness Is Sweeping the Globe’: UN Secretary-General

    ‘A Wind of Madness Is Sweeping the Globe’: UN Secretary-General

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 5, 2020

    Antonio Guterres says the UN will redouble its efforts to minimize conflict going forward. Read more