This week, heads of state from around the world come together in New York for the annual U.N. General Assembly—addressing a variety of pressing issues, including the crisis in Sudan. Anticipating a high-level meeting this week on the issue, Humanity United and 122 other organizationsfrom across the globe recently joined together to demand the U.N. Security Council move swiftly to ensure humanitarian aid in Sudan’s South Kordofan.
Kurt Kroemer, most recently the vice president and chief operating officer at the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, joins Humanity United today as the organization’s chief operating officer. He is based in Humanity United’s headquarters in the Presidio of San Francisco. Learn more about the newest member of our team.
Today, international justice advocates around the world are celebrating the tenth anniversary of the launch of the International Criminal Court—the world's first international court to hold perpetrators accountable to the world's worst human rights crimes. Learn more about the court, and why supporting is important, through a collection of tools from around the Web.
One year ago today, South Sudan separated from the rest of Sudan and became an independent country. Humanity United, along with more than 150 civil society organizations, is marking the anniversary by asking leaders in both countries and the international community to choose peace and ensure that innocent civilians do not lose their lives in the midst of the turmoil that has followed independence.