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Skoll Foundation & UN Foundation Launch ‘We the Future’

August 17, 2017

The Skoll Foundation, TED, and United Nations Foundation have partnered to catalyze conversations in support of bold systems change models...

United Nations Foundation Announces Global Issues Press Fellowship Opportunity during UN General Assembly Week

August 3, 2017

New York, NY (August 3, 2017) – The United Nations Foundation today announced its...

United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin on Confirmation of Ambassador Mark Green as USAID Administrator

August 3, 2017

United Nations Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin today issued the following statement on the confirmation of Mark Green as the new...

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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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