Ban Ki Moon toured the Holocaust museum after a meeting with President Obama at the White House. He urged the international community to stand firmly together during the historic transition toward more democratic, secure and prosperous Middle East.
Led by the United Nations Foundation, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a new public-private partnership to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and combat climate change by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions. The Alliance???s ???100 by 20??? goal calls for 100 million homes to adopt clean and efficient stoves and fuels by 2020. The Alliance is working with public, private, and non-profit partners to help overcome the market barriers that currently impede the production, deployment, and use of clean cookstoves in the developing world. For more information please visit: www.cleancookstoves.org.
UN Foundation and Johns Hopkins University-SAIS hosted a panel discussion entitled "Haiti Today, Haiti Tomorrow" on January 24, 2011. UN Foundation's Executive Director of Women and Population program Tamara Kreinin spoke about women and girls in Haiti.
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Every 45 seconds, a child dies from malaria -- which is easily prevented through the use of an insecticide-treated net. A net costs just $10 to purchase, deliver, and educate the recipient on its proper use. Send a net. Save a Life. Together we can cover a continent. Visit NothingButNets.net to learn more.
Over the last few months, the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign has been working with PSI (Population Services International) and our UN partners to get a life-saving bed net to every family in the Central African Republic. Thanks to the hard work and contributions of our supporters and Champion Mandy Moore, we are currently delivering those nets to help protect families from malaria for years to come. In this video, Danwe N'Dikwe of PSI describes his personal experience with malaria, and how working together is the best way to beat this deadly disease.