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  • UNanimoUS

    Posted on June 15, 2010

    The UN Foundation, a public charity, was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. We are an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems.


  • There are no spectators, we are all Players - TV spot with Didier Drogba and Zinedine Zidane

    Posted on June 14, 2010

    To kick-off the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassadors, Didier Drogba and Zinedine Zidane, launched an anti-poverty TV spot appealing for the world to live up to the challenge and join the team that will kick out poverty. The multilingual public service announcement will be broadcast during the tournament in South Africa and aims to bolster efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), eight internationally-agreed targets which aim to reduce poverty, hunger, maternal and child deaths, disease, inadequate shelter and gender inequality by 2015. Find out more about the campaign here: www.kickoutpoverty.org. Other key partners include Major League Soccer USA, Seattle Sounders Football Club and the UN Foundation.


  • Ted Turner Summit Series Interview

    Posted on May 24, 2010

    Founder and Chairman of the UN Foundation, Ted Turner, discusses global philanthropy and business with Blake Mycoskie of TOMS Shoes and hundreds of young entrepreneurs at Summit Series DC10.


  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thanks Idol Gives Back and the UN Foundation

    Posted on April 21, 2010

    The Secretary General thanks AMERICAN IDOL and the UN Foundation for supporting the work of the United Nations. "You're helping to build a better world, bringing relief to Haiti, keeping peace worldwide, fighting climate change." The UN Foundation was one of five beneficiaries of IDOL GIVES BACK, American Idol charity special.


  • Video: David Cook's Message to UN Foundation

    Posted on April 1, 2010


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