Why Mark Zuckerberg Was at the UN Today

Day 2 of the UN’s Post-2015 Summit was not quite as hectic as the previous day, but there were still some key announcements made as world leaders were speaking all over the building at various events. The UN Global Compact’s Private Sector Forum was perhaps th...

Meet a 2015er: Kristie Holmes

Dr. Kristie Holmes is a member of the Board of Directors for UN Women-US This is the tenth installment of our “Meet A 2015-er” series that profiles the women and men who are helping to shape the Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Change negotiations a...

High Drama, UN-Style

It was high drama, UN style. Negotiations went late into the night...sometimes very late, with sessions breaking at 5:30 am. And, unusually for the United Nations, deep into the weekend. At issue was a the line-by-line negotiation of the final draft of the ...

A Very Big Deal in Addis

What if I told you every country on the planet just agreed to finance the eradication of extreme poverty by 2030--and do so in an environmentally sustainable way? You'd think it would be front page news, right? This is exactly what happened in Addis Abab...