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United Nations Foundation Welcomes Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the New Director-General of the World Health Organization

May 23, 2017

Today, during the 70th World Health Assembly, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of...

United Nations Foundation Welcomes Sue Biniaz as New Senior Fellow for Climate Change

May 10, 2017

The United Nations Foundation today welcomed Sue Biniaz as a Senior Fellow.

For more than 25 years, Sue Biniaz served as the lead...

UN Foundation Kicks Off Project to Power Primary Health Facilities in Ghana and Uganda

April 4, 2017

The UN Foundation recently formalized its cooperation with the Governments of Ghana and Uganda in supporting a new project in the energy,...

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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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