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UNITED NATIONS FOUNDATION AND ONE YOUNG WORLD ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO INCREASE ENGAGEMENT AROUND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

August 12, 2016

Today, on International Youth Day, the United Nations Foundation and One Young World, the...

United Nations Foundation Announces Seventh Annual Global Issues Press Fellowship

August 3, 2016

Fellowship during UN Week in New York City provides...

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...

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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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