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April 22, 2016
New York, NY (April 22, 2016) – At the United Nations today, 175 countries reaffirmed their commitment to ambitious climate action, coming...
UN Foundation Announces Global Health Press Fellowship with Focus on Emergency Response to Measles Outbreaks
April 11, 2016
The United Nations Foundation today announced an exclusive press fellowship for a select group of international journalists to observe an...
Mothers and Families for Global Change Join Forces for Fourth Annual Moms +SocialGood on May 5, 2016 in New York City
April 6, 2016
In celebration of Mother’s Day, hundreds of advocates, experts and every day moms and dads will...
Local Teen Recognized By The UN Foundation
January 7, 2013 | KTLA 5
‘Nothing But Nets’ helps in fight against malaria
January 5, 2013 | The Winfield Daily Courier
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.