Stopping Diamond-Funded Wars: UN Action

On December 1, 2000, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted Resolution 55/56 with the goal of limiting sales of conflict diamonds. Conflict diamonds create a cycle of violence because they not only fund wars, but are also often their object….

Haitian NGOs Call for Inclusion on Reconstruction Plans

Haitian NGOs and community organizations would like to be granted greater access to the earthquake reconstruction planning process. Since the January 12, 2010 earthquake struck Haiti, the United States, the United Nations, and some 10,000 international NGOs (INGOs) with branches…