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The U.S. Must Stand Up for the Principles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Reunite Families

June 20, 2018

As parents, sisters and brothers, and children, we have followed with great distress the reports of children from Mexico and Central America...

United Nations Foundation Announces Press Fellowship to UN General Assembly Week in September

June 14, 2018

The United Nations Foundation today announced a press fellowship to the opening of the UN General Assembly in New York. Selected journalists...

UN Foundation’s Kathy Calvin on Paraguay’s Certification as Malaria-Free: Progress Happens When We Act; Let’s Recommit to be the Generation to End Malaria

June 12, 2018

Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) certified Paraguay as free of malaria – the first...

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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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