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Skoll Foundation & UN Foundation Launch ‘We the Future’

August 17, 2017

The Skoll Foundation, TED, and United Nations Foundation have partnered to catalyze conversations in support of bold systems change models...

United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin on Confirmation of Ambassador Mark Green as USAID Administrator

August 3, 2017

United Nations Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin today issued the following statement on the confirmation of Mark Green as the new...

United Nations Foundation Announces Global Issues Press Fellowship Opportunity during UN General Assembly Week

August 3, 2017

New York, NY (August 3, 2017) – The United Nations Foundation today announced its...

Statement from UN Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin on the Announcement of the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit

July 6, 2017

As world leaders prepare to meet in Hamburg, Germany, for the Group of 20 Summit (G20), California Governor Jerry Brown announced the 2018...

United Nations Foundation, Gap Inc. Celebrate Pride Month by Launching Partnership to Support UN’s Work for Global LGBTI Equality

June 5, 2017

Gap Inc. and the United Nations Foundation today announced a new partnership to raise...

United Nations Foundation Mourns the Passing of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

June 5, 2017

United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin released the following statement today on the death of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA...

Statement from UN Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin on U.S. Decision to Withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

June 1, 2017

On behalf of Ted Turner and the United Nations Foundation Board, UN Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin today released the...

First-Ever Families +SocialGood Convenes Advocates, Celebrities, and Global Leaders in London to Unite for Global Change

May 25, 2017

Just before Father’s Day, hundreds of advocates, celebrities, global leaders, and families from all walks of life will gather on 15 June,...

United Nations Foundation Welcomes Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the New Director-General of the World Health Organization

May 23, 2017

Today, during the 70th World Health Assembly, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of...

United Nations Foundation Welcomes Sue Biniaz as New Senior Fellow for Climate Change

May 10, 2017

The United Nations Foundation today welcomed Sue Biniaz as a Senior Fellow.

For more than 25 years, Sue Biniaz served as the lead...

UN Foundation Kicks Off Project to Power Primary Health Facilities in Ghana and Uganda

April 4, 2017

The UN Foundation recently formalized its cooperation with the Governments of Ghana and Uganda in supporting a new project in the energy,...

Statement from UN Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin on Elimination of U.S. Funds for UNFPA

April 3, 2017

United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin issued today the following statement on U.S....

UN Foundation CEO Congratulates Outgoing Chief Communications and Marketing Officer Aaron Sherinian on New Post

April 3, 2017

United Nations Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin today congratulated Aaron Sherinian, the organization’s Chief Communications...

United Nations Foundation Welcomes David Beasley As Head of World Food Programme

March 30, 2017

The United Nations Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin today welcomed the appointment of Former South Carolina Governor David...

The UN Foundation Urges U.S. to Live up to Its Responsibilities as a Global Leader on Climate Action

March 28, 2017

United Nations Foundation President Kathy Calvin issued the following statement on the sweeping Executive Order signed today by President Trump...

United Nations, UNICEF and Smurfs Team Up to celebrate International Day of Happiness

March 18, 2017

Voice actors from the upcoming animated movie Smurfs: The Lost Village today

Better World Campaign Warns Against Proposed Cuts in U.S. Foreign Affairs Funding and for the United Nations

March 16, 2017

Better World Campaign President Peter Yeo issued the following statement on the federal budget proposed today by the U.S....

Nothing But Nets Campaign Premieres First Ever Virtual Reality Film, “Under the Net”

March 9, 2017

Today, the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign unveiled its very first virtual reality...

Statement from UN Foundation Deputy CEO Elizabeth Cousens on the new Executive Order regarding refugee resettlement in the U.S.

March 7, 2017

With a public debate in full swing in the United States regarding the country’s posture toward refugees, the United...

UN Foundation Welcomes Geeta Rao Gupta and Ameerah Haq in Key Advisory Roles

March 1, 2017

The United Nations Foundation today announced the appointment of Geeta Rao Gupta as Senior Fellow for Gender Equality and...

 
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