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The United Nations Foundation is dedicated to reducing childhood mortality from disease, advocating for the rights of women and girls, improving disaster relief, creating a clean energy future, and ensuring a strong, well-funded UN.
Part of the See You In Copenhagen series. Scientists, activists, entrepreneurs, negotiators, and others explain the Copenhagen climate talks and give a preview into what will be discussed at the high-level climate change negotiations in December 2009. Produced in part by the United Nations Foundation.
As part of the first official National Day of Service and Remembrance on September 11 and President Obama's service initiative, United We Serve, Ambassador Susan E. Rice participated in a Nothing But Nets service event hosted by the United Nations Foundation.Over 100 high school students from UNA-USA's Global Classrooms and The School Without Walls in Washington, DC attended the event to learn how service locally can make an impact globally. This video is an overview of the event and the Nothing But Nets malaria workshop.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry joins UN Foundation President Timothy Wirth to discuss what needs to be done domestically, and internationally, to secure legislation and a new treaty to combat climate challenge.
Our Nothing But Nets campaign travels to Uganda with actor Tom Cavanagh and singer Gavin DeGraw to deliver bed nets to refugees. Malaria is the #1 killer of refugees. Two thirds of the 33 million refugees worldwide live in malaria endemic countries. We are working with the UN Refugee Agency to send lifesaving bed nets to protect refugees.
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