COP 26 Explained: What to Know About the UN Climate Change Conference

By Ryan Hobert and Evelin Toth on October 25, 2021

The road to Glasgow was much longer than expected, but after a 12-month pandemic delay, tens of thousands of climate …

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Measuring Progress Against Polio this World Polio Day

By Elizabeth Thrush and Logan Nesson on October 22, 2021

Three questions for World Polio Day: How far has the world come? Where does the fight to end polio stand …

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Fighting for Gender Equality on Health Care’s Frontlines

By Kate Dodson on October 15, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed health care systems around the globe and pushed health care workers past the breaking point. …

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How Pittsburgh Became a Global Powerhouse for Sustainable Progress

By MJ Altman on October 14, 2021

People across the country are using the Sustainable Development Goals as a road map to recover better by turning these …

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We Can’t Fail Another Generation: 5 Things to Know about Child and Adolescent Mental Health

By Logan Nesson on October 7, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unimaginable loss, grief, trauma, and isolation at a global scale — challenging our collective mental …

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A Groundbreaking New Tool in an Age-old Fight: WHO Recommends Malaria Vaccine for Vulnerable Children

By Patricia Sanchez Bao and Judith Recht on October 6, 2021

In an historic?announcement, the World Health Organization (WHO)?today?recommended?widespread immunization of children across sub-Saharan Africa?and elsewhere?with the world’s first vaccine against …

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The Future is Raising Its Voice. Is Anyone Listening?

By Valeria Colunga on October 6, 2021

At the UN General Assembly, leaders finally woke up to the plight of the COVID-19 generation, but young people still …

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Big Ideas and Bad Habits at the 76th UN General Assembly

By Michelle Milford Morse on October 6, 2021

The UN Foundation’s Vice President for Girls and Women Strategy offers an insider’s look at how feminists across the globe …

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Girls Deserve to Dream: A Conversation on Education, Rights, Fashion, and One Girl’s Journey to Power

By Michelle Milford Morse on October 4, 2021

As part of its celebration of International Day of the Girl, the is working with partners to …

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Global Health at UNGA: Accountability is Key to Building Back Better

By Kate Dodson on September 30, 2021

The 76th UN General Assembly brought more than 100 world leaders in person to the biggest global stage since the …

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