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Repaying $1 billion in UN Debt in 1999

Prior to 1999, the U.S. had amassed a staggering level of debt to the UN. The Better World Campaign was founded to help pay off more than $1...

Securing another $1 billion for UN Peace & Security missions

The path to positive relations between the United States and the UN has not always been a smooth one, and U.S. debt keeps growing, in part from...

Urging U.S. Re-Entry into UNESCO in 2003

During the cold war era, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) became a cultural battleground in the...

Time to tackle one of the world's deadliest killers: Cookstove smoke

Today, nearly half the world’s population - close to 3 billion people – will eat meals cooked over fires that use charcoal, wood, or...

Haiti Earthquake Response

Expedia, Inc.

I am convinced that, even in the two short years of our collaboration, our World Heritage Alliance is changing the face of the travel...

Virus Hunters: Stopping Polio in Kenya

Until 2007, it had been nearly 20 years since a case of polio was seen in Kenya. But when refugees fleeing political unrest in neighboring...

Saying NO to Violence Against Women

At least one out of three women globally has been beaten or abused in her lifetime. To end violence against women and girls on a global scale,...

Video: Creator of the Measles Vaccine Describes Impact

Dr. Samuel Katz and his team developed the measles vaccine now used globally. He recounts his experiences battling a disease that affected...

America's New Energy Future: Ambitious and Achievable

America will get 25% of its energy from renewable sources such as wind, solar and biofuels. Sound like a pipe dream? We've got members of...

 
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