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Statement from Kathy Calvin on Nomination of Nikki Haley as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

November 23, 2016

United Nations Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin today issued the following statement on the nomination of Governor Nikki Haley for...

Turning “doorbusters” into door openers.

November 22, 2016

The UN Foundation is a proud partner of the #GivingTuesday movement. The Foundation is one of thousands of organizations coming together for...

United Nations Foundation and Better World Campaign Congratulate Donald Trump on U.S. Presidential Election

November 9, 2016

The United Nations Foundation and its sister organization, the Better World Campaign, today congratulated Donald Trump on his election as...

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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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