Ambassador Power spoke passionately about the importance of the UN Disability Treaty at UNA’s Global Leadership Dinner on November 6 and thanked UNA for our support to date. However, just this week she reached out to us again to ask us to use our network of grassroots UN supporters to spread the word on the importance of this vital treaty. READ MORE
Since the birth of the United Nations 68 years ago, its mandate has been to address the world’s most pressing issues in order to maintain international peace and security.To help solve these challenges, the UN is increasing its task force -- but not in the way you might think.
The United Nations, along with the Philippine government and other humanitarian organizations, has mounted a massive and immediate response to provide emergency relief, including food, clean water, sanitation, and shelter, to the regions severely affected by the typhoon READ MORE
Worldwide, 2.5 billion people don’t have access to basic sanitation like toilets and latrines. As UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, a leading advocate for clean water and sanitation, points out, “More people have cell phones than toilets in today's world.” READ MORE