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UNA-USA National Conference call: Protect US UN Budget

March 16, 2017
United Nations Association of the United States of America

Protect U.S. Funding to the United Nations:

A National Conference Call to Discuss UNA-USA’s Response to Trump’s Budget Proposal

Thursday, March 16 at 8 p.m. ET

with Peter Yeo

President of the Better World Campaign

Peter Yeo headshot (full)

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It’s worse than we thought. President Trump is expected to include a 50% cut to the United Nations in his budget proposal tomorrow (Thursday, March 16). UNA leaders across the country lit up the White House switch board earlier this year when it seemed likely the President would introduce an Executive Order cutting UN funding by 40%. That time the Administration backed down, but this time our voice will need to be even louder. Join us to hear Peter Yeo, President of the Better World Campaign, outline President Trump’s proposal, next steps for Congress, and immediate actions you can take to protect American leadership at the UN.

About Our Speaker

As President of the Better World Campaign and Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy at the United Nations Foundation, Peter Yeo leads the Foundation’s strategic engagement with Congress and the Administration to advance policy changes that support the UN’s work for global progress.

Under Yeo’s leadership, the Foundation helped ensure multibillion dollar payments from the U.S. government to the UN; forged a strategic alliance with the United Nations Association of the USA to create the largest network of UN supporters across the U.S.; championed U.S. law standing against child marriage with the support of Girl Up; and advanced year-over-year increases in U.S. bilateral and multilateral global health spending.