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  • Blog
    Fri, 23 Oct 2020
    ArticleThe UN at 75

    You can visit this page anytime to read about current events and debates at the United Nations, in addition to finding resources, interviews and information about our shared mission with the UN.    United Nations Day   October 24th is the officially birthday of the United Nations! On... more...

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    Tue, 28 Jul 2020
    ArticleHow the UN Is Amplifying the Role of Women &...

      This month, Intersections team member Rachel McCave participated in two United Nations (UN) events on the role of women and youth in global peacemaking. Despite being among the most vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters, conflict, economic inequality and broader issues of participation and access, women and youth... more...

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    Tue, 28 Apr 2020
    ArticleHighlighting SDG #10: Reduced Inequalities

    How do we want to coexist with one another?   What does a world where everyone is treated equally actually looks like?  The answers to these questions are important for how we interpret the UN Sustainable Development Goals and take action to achieve equality around the world. The key to sustainable peace... more...

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    Mon, 20 Apr 2020
    ArticleHighlighting UN SDG #5: Gender Equality &...

        Women and girls are being disproportionately affected by the global Coronavirus pandemic in many ways. Women play a vital role as caretakers around the world; with over 75% of the healthcare workforce made up of women, these positions play a crucial role in keeping our societies safe and healthy. Many women are... more...

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    Tue, 14 Apr 2020
    ArticleHighlighting UN SDG #3: Good Health & Well-Being

       Today marks six years since the horrific kidnapping of 276 girls from their government secondary school in Chibok, Nigeria. Taken by the militant, terrorist group, Boko Haram, these young students experienced extreme brutality and violence at the hands of their captors. Some girls escaped, others were rescued,... more...

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    Mon, 6 Apr 2020
    ArticleThe UN SDGs Are Important Now More Than Ever:...

      The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the UN Global Goals, were established in 2015 to guide the world in creating a better future for all, with the intention of “leaving no one behind’. There are 17 SDGs that cover a myriad of issue areas and provide an urgent call to action... more...

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  • Blog
    Thu, 26 Mar 2020
    ArticleRemembering the Legacy of Slavery at the United...

    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   March 25th is the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery... more...

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    Fri, 6 Mar 2020
    ArticleThe Power of Using Your Voice to Advocate for...

    Photo of Queen Mother, A Global Ambassador for Africa to the United Nations & Women’s Rights Icon “I do not have a gun, but I have a voice.” – Dr. Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate & Activist On March 6th, the global community at the United Nations celebrated women around the world for International... more...

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    Thu, 5 Mar 2020
    Article When Disaster Strikes – Who Is There to Help?

    International Relief Efforts in the Caribbean and Around the World     On February 24th the Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations hosted an event on global disaster relief where representatives from several international organizations shared best practices and projects happening around the... more...

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    Fri, 28 Feb 2020
    ArticleHow Do We Make the Fight for Gender Equality More...

      “Engaging women is the key to sustainable peace.” – Soon-Young Yoon, International Alliance of Women Focusing on women and their capacity to initiate and maintain peace in their family, communities and around the world is crucial to achieving lasting peace. During the latest NGO CSW monthly meeting, Soon... more...

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