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June 22, 2016
Today, the United Nations Foundation named A.C. Milan soccer player Keisuke Honda as a Global Advocate for Youth. The announcement was made at...
June 13, 2016
The United Nations Foundation today announced a fellowship for a select group of U.S.-based journalists focused on sexual and reproductive...
UN Foundation Congratulates Ted Turner on Receiving The Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award For Philanthropy
June 9, 2016
Yesterday, Forbes awarded its Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy to United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman...
Local Teen Recognized By The UN Foundation
January 7, 2013 | KTLA 5
‘Nothing But Nets’ helps in fight against malaria
January 5, 2013 | The Winfield Daily Courier
On June 10, 2014 the UN Foundation and the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) co-hosted the Global Accelerator at UN Headquarters in NY. The Global Accelerator was a first-of-its-kind forum for entrepreneurs and UN officials to connect and explore innovative solutions to the global challenges of job creation and youth employment, water and sanitation and gender equality. In partnership with the UN, the Global Accelerator brought approximately 100 nominated entrepreneurs from around the world to take part in this day-long program focused on supporting the UN on these issues. Innovation workshops with the entrepreneurs were facilitated by 15 UN entities.