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SMURFS TEAM UP WITH UNITED NATIONS IN 2017 FOR A HAPPIER, MORE PEACEFUL AND EQUITABLE WORLD

February 17, 2017

The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young...

UN Foundation Announces Press Fellowship to Guatemala to Focus On Women's Health and Rights

February 15, 2017

The United Nations Foundation today announced a fellowship to Guatemala for a select group of journalists who write for U.S.-based outlets to...

Pete Ogden named new Vice President for Energy, Climate and the Environment at the UN Foundation

February 6, 2017

 The United Nations Foundation today announced that Pete Ogden has been named the...

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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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