United Nations

Wide view of President Biden speaking to the United Nations General Assembly (© Richard Drew/AP)

At U.N., Biden calls for cooperation, resilience and peace

Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly, President Biden urged countries to work together toward a safer, more prosperous and equitable world.
Antony Blinken speaking (© Cliff Owen/AP)

Blinken: Partnerships are America’s ‘greatest strategic asset’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken says partnerships are vital for solving modern challenges and a source of strength for the United States.
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Looking back at the U.N.’s place in New York

As world leaders come to U.N. headquarters in New York for the annual General Assembly, take a look back at the site's genesis, 75 years ago.
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U.S. humanitarian aid for Ukraine war tops $2.6 billion

Learn about the kinds of humanitarian assistance the United States provides to help people affected by Russia’s war against Ukraine.
Girl with Ukrainian flag running past rubble (© Sergey Bobok/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukrainian students face an uncertain school year

As Ukraine's students return to school, the United Nations, the U.S. and Europe are helping to rebuild the nation's schools.
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World Humanitarian Day shines light on real-life heroes

World Humanitarian Day honors those who show that people who want to help others can make a difference. Here are some inspiring examples.
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World leaders call on Russia to rejoin Black Sea grain deal

Pope Francis and other world leaders urged Russia to comply with an agreement that provides Ukrainian grain to countries around the world
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The United States rejoins UNESCO, a win for multilateralism

The United States has returned to the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), becoming its 194th member state.
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Russia leaves U.N. grain deal, threatening world food supply

Learn what officials are saying about the impact of Russia's decision to walk away from the U.N.’s Black Sea Grain Initiative.