#united nations

  • Article: Thousands of Schools and Universities Declare 'Climate Emergency'
    Education

    Thousands of Schools and Universities Declare 'Climate Emergency'

    July 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Academic institutions are pledging to do more in the battle to save the planet. Read more

  • Article: Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis Shows Little Sign of Improvement, UN Official Says
    Citizenship

    Myanmar's Rohingya Crisis Shows Little Sign of Improvement, UN Official Says

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 2, 2019

    If the lack of action continues, she says she will "ring the alarm bell." Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Women Can Have It All, According to Anne Hathaway’s UN Speech
    Girls & Women

    Here’s How Women Can Have It All, According to Anne Hathaway’s UN Speech

    By Colleen Curry|March 8, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Feminism is a family issue, Anne Hathaway says. Read more

  • Article: The Cruel Way the GOP Is Seeking Retribution for UN's Israel Resolution
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    The Cruel Way the GOP Is Seeking Retribution for UN's Israel Resolution

    By Colleen Curry|Jan. 18, 2017

    The US provides 22% of the UN’s budget. Read more

  • Article: Syrian Civilians Issue Heartbreaking Goodbyes While Trapped in Aleppo
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    Syrian Civilians Issue Heartbreaking Goodbyes While Trapped in Aleppo

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 14, 2016

    A temporary ceasefire to allow them to exit safely was broken within hours. Read more

  • Article: Donald Trump’s Pick for UN Ambassador Is S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley
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    Donald Trump’s Pick for UN Ambassador Is S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 23, 2016

    Her resume is light on foreign experience. Read more

  • Article: UN Will Give Haiti $400 Million for Causing Deadly Cholera Epidemic
    Health

    UN Will Give Haiti $400 Million for Causing Deadly Cholera Epidemic

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 25, 2016

    Ban Ki-moon has said the UN has a “moral responsibility.” Read more

  • Article: Haiti Facing a New Cholera Crisis Following Hurricane Matthew
    Health

    Haiti Facing a New Cholera Crisis Following Hurricane Matthew

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 19, 2016

    The disease killed 9,000 after the 2010 earthquake. Read more