Celebrating Peace: 70 years of the UN

On November 4, 2015 the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) hosted a panel on the United Nation’s work over the past 70 years and the future of the organization in the context of the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The…

United Nations Urges Action Against Child Statelessness

A new UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) study has determined that children who are stateless see themselves as “alien,” “invisible,” and “worthless.” The UNHCR is urging countries to allow stateless children to become citizens and to abolish laws that allow…