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Health Campaign to Protect Indonesian Children Successfully Completed

October 19, 2007

Responding to an urgent and specific need in numerous provinces throughout Indonesia, the government of Indonesia completed an integrated health...

WFP Announces Partnership with Vodafone Group Foundation and UN Foundation

December 21, 2006

In a fast moving world that is increasingly struck by disasters, the United Nations World Food Programme announced a partnership today with The...

High-Level Task Force To Seek New Climate Change Framework

December 20, 2006

The Club of Madrid and the United Nations Foundation announced today the formation of an independent High-Level Task Force on Climate Change to...

Nothing But Nets delivers first shipment of nets in Nigeria

December 5, 2006

Nothing But Nets today announced that more than 150,000 insecticide-treated bed nets were delivered to children and families throughout Nigeria...

The People Speak Hosts online discussion on U.S. - Muslim World Relations

November 15, 2006

In recognition of the International Day of Tolerance, The People Speak (TPS) hosted...

World Heritage Alliance Celebrates One-Year Anniversary with Addition of New Members

November 15, 2006

Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE) and the United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) celebrated today the one-year anniversary of the World Heritage...

Boom in Mobile Phones Offers New Banking Opportunities for the Poor: South Africa Study

November 8, 2006

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation), and The Vodafone Group Foundation (VGF) today...

Expedia Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary by Expanding Its Commitment to the World Heritage Alliance

October 23, 2006

In celebration of Expedia.com®’s 10th anniversary on Oct. 22, Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world’s leading online travel...

"Sustainable Bioenergy: Challenges & Opportunities" Conference Opens in Bonn

October 11, 2006

The United Nations Foundation and the German NGO Forum on Environment & Development today announced the opening of the Sustainable Bioenergy...

Ted Turner's United Nations Foundation delivers $1 billion to UN causes Foundation makes new committment to leverage another $1billion

October 10, 2006

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced tonight that the United Nations Foundation has delivered $1 billion of new and additional resources to...

The Vodafone Group Foundation and United Nations Foundation Announce Rapid Response Communications Program

October 4, 2006

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) and The Vodafone Group Foundation (VGF), announced today a five-year plan that offers the latest...

Turner to WTO: Trade talks must continue

September 25, 2006

In a speech before the World Trade Organization Public Forum 2006 today in Geneva, United Nations Foundation Chairman Ted Turner urged...

Her Majesty Queen Rania Joins Board of United Nations Foundation

September 13, 2006

The United Nations Foundation announced today that Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan has joined the Foundation’s Board of...

Health Campaign Launched to Protect Indonesian Children

August 28, 2006

Confronted with a number of devastating disasters in recent years including two tsunamis, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, the children of...

How sweet is that?

August 21, 2006

In a podcast featured exclusively on the Nothing But Nets campaign website (

Democratic Republic of Congo: TSF deployed within the framework of the partnership with UNICEF and OCHA

August 16, 2006

On 16th of August, two telecommunication engineers were deployed and arrived in Kinshasa from the regional base of Bangkok and France,...

Bringing Hope to Angolan Children:

July 12, 2006

The government of Angola, and its partners in the Measles Initiative, the Global Fund on AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the U.S....

UN Foundation Commends Member States For Agreeing On Important Reforms

July 7, 2006

Today, Member States reached consensus on a series of actions that will make the UN more accountable, more efficient and more transparent. Some...

Expedia, Inc. and United Nations Foundation Promote Sustainable Tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula Through New Innovative Programs

June 26, 2006

Under the umbrella of the World Heritage Alliance, Expedia, Inc. and the United Nations Foundation announced today two groundbreaking programs...

Global Coalition on Women and AIDS Announces 2006 Empower Women: Fight AIDS U.S. Tour to Promote Solutions that Work for Women and Girls in the Fight Against AIDS.

June 8, 2006

In an effort to inspire action, encourage meaningful dialogue, and increase public awareness about the unique challenges facing women and girls...