A new report from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs surveys fourteen global humanitarian crises and finds that $7.4 billion could save 50 million lives.
Former National Security Advisor and current UNICEF director Anthony Lake is one of several high ranking Americans at the United Nations. Is the United States collecting intelligence on them, too?
One memo on American intelligence gathering activities at the United Nations, revealed by Wikileaks, suggests a strongly progressive agenda for American engagement at the UN.
There is more to today than sleeping in or shopping.
The perception that the UN brought cholera to Haiti is now firmly embedded in the media narrative. Why that's problematic for the UN, the United States, and the Haitian government.
The degree of action that the Security Council takes mostly depends on how far China is willing to go. Two recent debates at the council suggest a way forward.
How bad is the cholera epidemic in Haiti? According to official figures, since the outbreak three weeks ago, 1250 people have died from contracting cholera. An additional 52,715 are being treated, and 20,867 people hospitalized. Meanwhile, an international plan to fight cholera is less than 10% funded.
At a meeting on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Lisbon, Ban Ki Moon fielded a question about whether or not NATO countries might intervene in South Sudan if things turned for the worse.
It would seem that Guinea is teetering on the edge of a descent into violence. Can a letter from the International Criminal Court deter further violence?