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  • UN Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin Speak Out on MDGs

    Posted on July 20, 2010

    To galvanize support for the Millennium Development Goals, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has established an MDG Advocacy Group of eminent personalities who have shown outstanding leadership in promoting the implementation of the Goals. The MDG Advocacy Group will support the Secretary-General in building political will and mobilizing global action to make the MDG Summit a turning point in our collective effort to achieve the Goals by the 2015 target date. The UN MDG Advocates speak about what they're going to do to ensure that the MDGs are achieved, and how the world would be a different place if the Goals were achieved. UN Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner is a member of the MDG Advocacy Group and UN Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin speaks on behalf of Mr. Ted Turner at the first meeting of the MDG Advocacy Group in Madrid on July 16, 2010.


  • UN Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin's interview with Al Jazeera English

    Posted on July 19, 2010

    The CEO of the United Nations Foundation Kathy Calvin talks to Al Jazeera-English producer Kavitha Chekuru about the situation in Haiti six months after the devastating earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people. In February, Calvin traveled to Haiti to learn first-hand about the country's needs. Six months later, the UN Foundation continues to work closely with the United Nations and the donor community to assist the people of Haiti in long-term recovery efforts. The United Nations Foundation has raised close to $4 million for the UN's relief and recovery efforts in Haiti. To donate and learn more, visit: unf2.pub30.convio.net/HelpHaiti


  • Copy of A New Picture of Health

    Posted on July 16, 2010

    The documentary "A New Picture of Health", narrated by world renowned conservationist Jane Goodall, sheds new light on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. The Global Fund, the world's largest multilateral financing institutions for health, is in the midst of its Third Voluntary Replenishment in 2010. The film shows how investing in The Global Fund is making an impact on the ground, touching people's lives and playing a major role in achieving the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with a focus on women and children. The United Nations Foundation will premiere the film at the African Union Summit in Uganda on July 26.


  • A New Picture of Health

    Posted on July 16, 2010

    The documentary "A New Picture of Health", narrated by world-renowned conservationist Jane Goodall, sheds new light on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. The Global Fund, the world's largest multilateral financing institutions for health, is in the midst of its Third Voluntary Replenishment in 2010. The film shows how investing in The Global Fund is making an impact on the ground, touching people's lives and playing a major role in achieving the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with a focus on women and children. The United Nations Foundation will premiere the film at the African Union Summit in Uganda on July 26.


  • AMERICAN IDOL: Send Nets & Saves Lives

    Posted on July 13, 2010

    2010 AMERICAN IDOL runner ups Tim Urban, Katie Stevens, and Aaron Kelly want you to send a net and save a life through Nothing But Nets.


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