UNRWA Files Emergency Funding Appeal for Gaza Strip Relief

The United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) submitted a proposal Tuesday asking for three hundred million U.S. dollars in emergency funding to put towards relief efforts in the Gaza Strip.  The largest component… Continue reading

AWWP Helps Afghan Women Find Freedom in Writing

Afghanistan is a country known for its repression of and violence against women. Repressed by the law, the Taliban and society, Afghan women often lack the means to express themselves and tell their… Continue reading

UNESCO Names 2013 the Year of International Water Cooperation

Early this month, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) held a conference at its headquarters in Paris, France. The event was kicked-off by a video introduction given by Secretary General… Continue reading

Watch: World Food Programme Update on Aid to Syria

Click the image above to watch a video from the World Food Programme on their recent aid work in Syria.

Building Support for Foreign Aid Through Private Businesses

Advocates of international development and foreign aid have been saying it for years and finally the business community has started to catch on. The United Nations Development Programme has recently launched an initiative… Continue reading