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UN Foundation Celebrates Progress toward Implementation of the Paris Agreement to Address Climate Change

September 21, 2016

Multiple countries formally joined or committed to join the Paris Agreement on climate change during a special event at the United Nations this...

The UN Foundation, the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service and the Global Innovation Exchange Announce the Second Annual Solutions Summit in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals

September 21, 2016

Today, the UN Foundation, the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN NGLS), and the Global Innovation Exchange, in collaboration with the SDG...

Announcing the Launch of the Earth To Marrakech Global Climate Movement

September 21, 2016

At an event at United Nations headquarters today, the United Nations Foundation and GOOD magazine announced the launch of Earth To Marrakech, a...

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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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