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Press Releases: 2005 - 1997

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UN Foundation Board Expresses Sympathy Over Bombing of UN Headquarters in Iraq

August 19, 2003

The Board of Directors of the United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund offered its sympathy to the victims, families, and friends of the...

New Iraq Resolution Unites Security Council; Lifts Economic Sanctions

May 22, 2003

Today’s unanimous vote by members of the United Nations Security Council on the resolution outlining reconstruction efforts in Iraq marks...

United Nations Foundation President Urges Security Council to Define Substantial UN Role in Iraq

May 14, 2003

The President of the United Nations Foundation (UNF), former U.S. Sen. Timothy E. Wirth, called today for the members of the United Nations...

UN Foundation and International Coral Reef Action Network Launch Coral Reef Fund

May 13, 2003

The United Nations Foundation and International Coral Reef Action Network announced today the launch of the Coral Reef Fund to help protect and...

Financial Innovation Will Buy Polio Vaccine To Help Eradicate Polio Worldwide

May 8, 2003

An innovative financing program to help eradicate polio (poliomyelitis) worldwide by 2005 was launched today when the World Bank approved a...

UN Foundation Helps UNEP Launch Indian Solar Project With New Finance from Banks and Shell Foundation

March 3, 2003

A major new $7.6 million initiative was launched today between the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), and two of India’s largest...

Five Years & $575 Million Later: Ted Turner & UN Foundation Reflect on $1 Billion Gift to Support United Nations

December 11, 2002

Five years ago philanthropist and entrepreneur Ted Turner pledged $1 billion to support the United Nations. On December 11th Mr. Turner, and the...

Attention Journalists Covering the Johannesburg Summit

August 21, 2002

Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation and the Better World Fund, created by businessman and philanthropist R.E....

United Nations Foundation Awards $4.5 Million to Measles Initiative; Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Tanzania Targeted

August 14, 2002

The UN Foundation today announced its fourth round of funding to the ongoing campaign to immunize children in Africa against measles. The $4.5...

United Nations Foundation Awards $30 Million to UN Efforts Throughout the World

August 14, 2002

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) announced today a major round of grant making totaling nearly $30 million to support UN efforts...

United Nations Foundation Awards Grant to Create World Heritage Program to Preserve 38 Protected Areas in Brazil

August 9, 2002

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) announced today a major round of grant making totaling nearly $30 million to support UN efforts...

United Nations Foundation Awards Grant to Create China's First Clean Energy Venture Capital Facility

August 5, 2002

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) announced today a major round of grant making totaling $29 million to support UN efforts around...

United Nations Peacekeeping Success Story: East Timor Celebrates First Independence Day

May 31, 2002

The United Nations Foundation, in partnership with the Fund for East Timor, will make it possible to watch the world’s newest democracy...

Leading Experts To Discuss Adolescent Girls, Reproductive Health Care In The Context Of UN Children's Summit

May 30, 2002

Thoraya Obaid and Timothy E. Wirth will discuss the UN Children’s Summit and their organizations’ role in global problem-solving...

UN Foundation Announces Partnership with Netherlands Embassy in New Delhi

March 8, 2002

In response to the need for increased resources and investments in HIV/AIDS prevention, the United Nations Foundation announced a new...

UN Foundation Launches Conflict Prevention Web Resource

March 7, 2002

In response to the re-release of the United Nations Secretary-General’s report on conflict prevention, the United Nations Foundation has...

The Measles Initiative Launched

February 6, 2002

Five leading global public health organizations announced today a new partnership that will focus on immunizing children against measles to save...

United Nations Foundation Announces $35 Million for United Nations Causes

November 7, 2001

The United Nations Foundation announced today a major round of investments totaling $35 million to United Nations projects around the world....

UN Foundation Announces Special Account for Global AIDS and Health Fund

August 9, 2001

In response to a request from United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the United Nations Foundation has established a special account to...

UN Foundation Announces Funding for International Coral Reef Action Network

August 2, 2001

At a meeting of the International Coral Reefs Initiative (ICRI), the United Nations Foundation (UNF) announced today funding for a pioneering...

 
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