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  • Opportunities to Advance Climate Action in the 21st Century

    In June 2011, twelve of the world's leading voices for global progress and change gathered for the UN Foundation Board of Directors meeting in Norway. The semi-annual meeting, presided over by UN Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner, took place June 19-25 in Oslo and the northernmost regions of the country.

  • Malaria Takes Center Stage and Center Court as Americans Rally to Save Lives in South Sudan

    Posted on March 27, 2012

    Broadway shows in Nederlander theaters across the U.S. are fundraising, and NBA stars like Stephen Curry are raising awareness, to help Nothing But Nets reach its goal of sending 100,000 life-saving bed nets to South Sudan as quickly as possible. On this national teleconference, on-the-ground experts and community leaders from around the U.S. discuss the current situation in South Sudan, what they are doing to save lives, and how anyone can help.

  • Iowans Care About the UN

    Posted on October 25, 2011

    On UN Day 2011, UN Foundation VP of Public Relations Aaron Sherinian and Yashar Vasef, Executive Director, Iowa United Nations Association, talk about how Iowans have always been connected to the UN Association which dates back to the historically influential icon, Eleanor Roosevelt. The UN Association is a fantastic way for individuals to get involved and allow their voices to be heard on issues that hold importance to them.

  • A Winning Equation - Girls and Education

    Posted on May 26, 2011

    Investing in an educated, healthy, skilled, and empowered girl today means she will have the tools to reinvest back into her family, her community, and our world tomorrow. A strong educational foundation is essential to the success of girls, and their communities, around the world.

  • Eliminating Measles in Mozambique

    Posted on May 26, 2011

    Over a 5 day period in Mozambique, the Measles Initiative - together with partners UNICEF, the World Health Organization, and the UN Foundation - worked with local governments to vaccinate 3.6 million children under the age of 5, with the ultimate goal of eliminating the disease from the country. Learn more and find out how you can help prevent measles at

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