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Global Partnership Unveils MultiMillion Dollar Funding Initiative to Support Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development

July 21, 2016

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data has announced a new multimillion dollar funding initiative to support collaborative data...

Social Good Summit Partners Announce Speakers and Ticket Availability

July 19, 2016

The annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists and voices from...

Exclusive Telephone Briefing: World Food Programme’s Executive Director to Brief on El Niño and Devastating Drought and Food Crisis in Malawi – the Largest Humanitarian Emergency in the Country's History

July 18, 2016

Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the World Food Programme, is visiting Malawi this week to see the impacts of a devastating, El...

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Global Accelerator: Bringing Together Entrepreneurs and the United Nations

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.

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