United Nations http://www.kunc.org en Colorado Welcomes More Refugees As Numbers Swell Worldwide http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-welcomes-more-refugees-numbers-swell-worldwide <p>With global conflicts on the rise, refugee numbers have catapulted to more than 50 million worldwide, making the number of displaced people from conflicts the highest seen since World War II. Colorado has a larger share of refugees than most states, with the majority coming from Bhutan and Myanmar.</p><p> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:31:55 +0000 Dan Greenwood 58051 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Welcomes More Refugees As Numbers Swell Worldwide Global Aid For Health Hits Record High As Funding Sources Shift http://www.kunc.org/post/global-aid-health-hits-record-high-funding-sources-shift International development aid has hit an all-time high, despite some nations dramatically slashing their foreign assistance budgets. As patterns of international assistance shift, an increasing amount of money is being invested in improving health in the developing world.<p>Donors from wealthy nations, aid groups, U.N. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:05:00 +0000 Jason Beaubien 55277 at http://www.kunc.org Global Aid For Health Hits Record High As Funding Sources Shift Typhoon Haiyan: How To Help http://www.kunc.org/post/typhoon-haiyan-how-help The <a href="http://blogs.state.gov/stories/2013/11/11/state-department-works-bring-relief-typhoon-victims" target="_blank">State Department announced Monday</a> that it is "cooperating with the Philippines Typhoon Disaster Relief Fund established by <a href="https://mgive.org/" target="_blank">The mGive Foundation</a>, a U.S. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:55:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 51818 at http://www.kunc.org Typhoon Haiyan: How To Help 'Stop This Madness,' Tearful Filipino Pleads At Climate Talks http://www.kunc.org/post/stop-madness-tearful-filipino-pleads-climate-talks His eyes filling with tears and his voice choking with emotion over the disaster inflicted on his country, the delegate from the Philippines pleaded at U.N. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:01:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 51787 at http://www.kunc.org Weapons Inspectors Report Progress In Syria http://www.kunc.org/post/weapons-inspectors-report-progress-syria An international team overseeing the dismantling of Syria's chemical weapons program reports that it's making "encouraging initial progress," according to the United Nations.<p>"Documents handed over [Wednesday] by the Syrian Government look promising, according to team members," the United Nations said in a statement on Thursday.<p>The joint team of experts from the <a href="http://www.opcw.org/">Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons </a>and the United Nations says "further analysis, particularly of technical diagrams, will be necessary and some more questions remain to be answ Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:29:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 50356 at http://www.kunc.org Weapons Inspectors Report Progress In Syria