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Statement by Timothy E. Wirth, President of the UN Foundation, Regarding the United Nations Reform Act of 2005

June 8, 2005

Senator Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation, issued the following statement today regarding the House International...

U.S. Members of International Climate Change Taskforce nd American Progress CEO Laud Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger's Proposal to Sharply Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

June 1, 2005

The U.S. members of the International Climate Change Task Force – convened last year to recommend initiatives to government policymakers...

UN Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth Testifies Before House International Relations Committee Hearing on UN Reform

May 19, 2005

United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) President and former U.S. Senator Timothy E. Wirth testified before the House International Relations...

U.S. & European Investors Tackle Climate Change Risks and Opportunities

May 10, 2005

Two-dozen leading U.S. and European institutional investors managing over $3 trillion in assets today released a 10-point action plan calling on...

Largest Integrated Health Campaign Ever Saves Children From Africa's Two Leading Killers -- Malaria and Measles

May 4, 2005

During the largest integrated health campaign ever, held in Togo last December, more than 800,000 insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) to help...

Pension Fund Heads, CEOs, Wall Street Leaders, Others To Discuss Climate Risks, Opportunities At UN Summit, May 10

April 29, 2005

Hundreds of institutional investors from around the world, Wall Street leaders, and state treasurers will be among those meeting Tuesday, May...

Global Leaders Unite Against Malaria

April 26, 2005

Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS), Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D-MN), Youssou N’Dour, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Grammy award-winning...

United Nations Foundation Continues Fight Against Malaria in Africa

April 19, 2005

To honor the premiere of the major motion picture The Interpreter, the first movie filmed inside UN Headquarters, the UN Foundation today...

Statement by Senator Timothy E. Wirth, President of the UN Foundation, On Paul D. Wolfowitz's Approval As World Bank President

March 31, 2005

Following the unanimous vote today selecting Paul D. Wolfowitz as the tenth president of the World Bank, Senator Timothy E. Wirth, President of...

U.S. Leadership Critical in Global Effort to Realize Opportunities in Combating Degradation of Environment Outlined in "Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Report"

March 30, 2005

The expertise and technological capabilities of the United States can make significant contributions toward realizing the opportunities that...

Statement by Timothy E. Wirth, President of the UN Foundation, on Today's Interim Report Issued by the Independent Inquiry Committee on the Oil-For-Food Program

March 29, 2005

“Today’s report from the Independent Inquiry Committee (IIC) brings us a step closer to getting to the bottom of the problems with...

Students, Citizen Networks, Think Tanks, and Nonprofits Combine for Virtual Dialogue with Tsunami-Affected Region

March 24, 2005

On the evening of March 28, people around the United States and Australia will sit down face to face with victims of the South Asian tsunami for...

Remarks Of Senator Timothy E. Wirth Mobilizing for Social Change: Impacting Policy, Politics and the Legislative Agenda

March 22, 2005

Thank you for your kind introduction and welcome. It is a pleasure to be back in Southern California and to take part in this distinguished...

Statement by Senator Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation, on the "In Larger Freedom" Report Issued by Secretary-General Kofi Annan

March 21, 2005

Former Senator Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation, issued the following statement regarding the release of “In...

UN Foundation Supports UN Secretary-General's Commitment to Lead a UN that Fights Anti-Semitism

March 15, 2005

This week UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan is in the Middle East to reinforce his commitment to the peace process in that region. The...

United Nations Foundation Supports UN's Global Fight Against Terrorism

March 11, 2005

The UN Foundation began a blog ad campaign to support the United Nation’s renewed “Global Fight Against Terrorism,” which...

Measles Deaths in Africa Dropped by Nearly Half Over Five Years

March 10, 2005

Measles Initiative partners the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) recently announced that global...

Statement by United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth on the Release of the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program Report

February 3, 2005

“Mr. Volcker's interim report on the Oil-For-Food Program will bring us a step closer to identifying the problems in the program and will...

The United Nations Foundation Honors Canadian Government for Contributions in Fight against Polio

January 27, 2005

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) today presented the “United Nations Foundation Award for Leadership in Global Polio...

UN Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth: Climate Change Report Underscores Importance of Actions beyond Kyoto Protocol

January 24, 2005

United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth issued the following statement in response to the release of a report by the International...