UN & UN Agencies Archives - C-Fam

U.S. President Asks the UN, “Are We Still Patriots?”

President Trump’s first UN speech to the General Assembly on Tuesday caught world leaders off guard and challenged seemingly unassailable attitudes about international cooperation.

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Editorial: New Data Show UN Human Rights System May Reflect Regional, Not Universal Rights

Universality is the cornerstone of human rights law and a central focus of the United Nations. But when small groups of experts and wealthy countries attempt to redefine international human rights, the entire framework is discredited.

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U.S. Blasts UNFPA Support for China’s Birth Control Policy

The United States blasted the UN Population Fund on Thursday for supporting China’s four decades-long birth control policy, which has led to human rights abuses such as forced abortions.

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Nations Sharply Critique, Approve UN Women’s Three Year Plan

UN Member States have warned UN Women leadership they must not campaign for abortion, and ordered the agency to respect national sovereignty.

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UNESCO Promotes Sex-Change and Abortion for Kids

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has promoted a report that endorses sex-change procedures and abortion for youth without parental consent.

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UN Super Bureaucrats Cause Stir at UN Headquarters

The hottest item of the summer at UN headquarters may not be the crisis in North Korea but new Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ plan to overhaul the UN development system.

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Abortion Supporters Protest Silence On “Reproductive Rights”

At a high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council this week, the council’s president had to reassure abortion supporters that the UN remains committed to achieving targets on universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights in the ministerial declaration it adopted on UN development goals.

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UN Secretary General Complains the UN Lacks Credibility

UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres said the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is an occasion to overcome peoples’ “loss of trust in international organization—like the UN,” and in “multilateral governance.”

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World Population Day Brings Warnings of Overpopulation and Population Implosion

During this week’s observance of World Population Day, global family planning proponents identified crises such as humanitarian emergencies and the global financial downturn to justify more funding to limit the world’s population.

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London Family Planning Summit: The Cracks Are Showing

With its ambitious agenda off target and its largest funding source threatening to pull out, the international family planning partnership (FP2020) tried hard to appear positive at its summit in London this week.

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Member States React to UN Women Abortion Advocacy

UN Women just released the updated version of its strategic plan for the next three years. Notwithstanding the criticism on the previous draft raised by several UN Member States, the…

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New UN Database Pressures Countries on Abortion

The World Health Organization has launched a new interactive database on global abortion laws and policies, aimed to pressuring countries to conform their abortion laws to the recommendations of UN agencies and bureaucrats.

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Sudden Death of Chief Overshadows UNFPA Executive Board Meeting

Just as nations convened on Monday to discuss the UN Population Fund’s new strategic plan, news broke that the agency’s executive director had died suddenly the night before.

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UN Member States Commit to Empower Women, and Mothers, When “Experts” Won’t

At UN Headquarters this week, UN Member States committed their governments to protecting women’s rights but in an unusual change of emphasis, focused largely on their roles as mothers and caregivers and avoided the usual controversial issues.

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Abortion Groups Celebrate New Head of World Health Organization

Former Ethiopian health minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected Tuesday to a five-year term as head of the World Health Organization (WHO).

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UN Tries and Fails to Convince Honduras to Legalize Abortion

Honduran lawmakers refused to legalize abortion despite intense pressure from UN experts and international abortion activists.

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UNICEF Position on Babies Born of War Rape Still Unclear

The UN Children’s Fund recently acknowledged that many of the girls returning from captivity by terrorists are pregnant, but stopped short of treating the maternity of the girls, or the children they bear, as a separate area of concern for the agency.

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Protest to Trump’s Defunding UNFPA Reveals Poor Results, Lackluster Support

President Donald J. Trump cut U.S. funding to the UN Population Fund last week, and protests from Democrats, abortion groups, and UNFPA revealed UNFPA’s dogged determination to partner with abortion groups, lackluster results in improving maternal health, and alienation of constituents due to controversial promotion of sexual rights.

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Pro-lifers Celebrate Huge Win at UN Commission

The UN Commission on Population and Development ended Friday afternoon with a frustrated chairman withdrawing her draft of a resolution and the meeting ending without an agreement.

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UNFPA gathers faith leaders at the UN for the promotion of “sexual rights”

  Hours after the official U.S. defunding of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the UNFPA co-sponsored an event suggesting religious leaders actively promote “sexual rights” and unlimited “reproductive rights”…

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Editorial: The Left Seeks to Silence Pro-Life/Pro-Family Voices

Silencing your opponent. That is now the main response of the political left in America.

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Analysis Shows Only a Tiny Number of UN Member States Preoccupied with Homosexuality

A new analysis of the UN human rights monitoring system shows a universal obsession among experts but only a tiny number of member states with the controversial issues of abortion and homosexuality.

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UN Secretariat, UNFPA Show Their Hand on Abortion Rights at Feminist Conclave

Senior UN staff partnered with abortion groups at the recent UN women’s conference to promote “sexual and reproductive rights” that, when pressed, they could not specifically define.

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How the Push for Sexual and Reproductive Rights Harms Women’s Human Rights

At UN headquarters this week, experts detailed several ways sexual and reproductive rights activists are contributing to the continued violation of women’s human rights. Two standing room-only events were part of the two-week Commission on the Status of Women, which concludes Friday.

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Parents of Down Syndrome Girl Tell UN That the Family Protects Kids

When tests showed Kurt Kondrich’s unborn daughter Chloe had Down syndrome, the doctors’ only advice was to abort her.

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