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Statement from UN Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin on State Department Review of Global Gag Rule Impact

February 8, 2018

United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin today issued the following statement on the release of the Trump Administration’s...

Sony Pictures Television Networks and the United Nations Foundation Launch the Picture This Festival For the Planet to Showcase Emerging Filmmakers

January 29, 2018

Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN), in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, today announced the opening...

Rajesh Mirchandani named new Chief Communications Officer at the United Nations Foundation

January 16, 2018

The United Nations Foundation today announced that Rajesh Mirchandani has been named the Foundation’s new Chief Communications Officer to...

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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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