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U.S. Radio Talk Show Hosts Broadcast Live from the UN

June 6, 2006

The United Nations Foundation has partnered with Talkers Magazine and Talk Radio News Service to present “Talk Radio Day at the UN”...

UN To Release New List of '10 Stories the World Should Hear More About'

May 15, 2006

Concerned that some issues continue not to receive sustained media attention or slip off the radar screen, the United Nations Department of...

My Wonderful World Campaign Launches to Help Boost Kids' Global IQ

May 2, 2006

National Geographic and leaders from the business, nonprofit and education communities today unveiled a public-engagement campaign designed to...

UN Foundation Malaria Prevention Program Featured in Sports Illustrated Column: "Nothing But Nets"

April 28, 2006

In a motivational piece that would make Vince Lombardi proud, Sports Illustrated columnist Rick Reilly called upon all sports fans in the May...

UN Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth Issues Statement on the U.S. Decision Not to Seek Election to the New Human Rights Council

April 6, 2006

UN Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth issued the following statement on the United States’ decision not to seek election to the new...

Mexico's Secretary of Tourism Forges Unique Partnership with Expedia and United Nations Foundation to Protect World Heritage Sites

March 28, 2006

Today at a press conference at Tianguis Turistico, Mexico’s largest international travel fair, the Secretary of Tourism for Mexico and the...

UN Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth Statement On New Human Rights Council

March 15, 2006

WIRTH: “The international community took an important step forward today in the fight for global human rights by creating a new Human...

United Nations Launches Central Emergency Response Fund Marking Another Milestone in the UN Reform Process

March 9, 2006

One year after United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan called for an improved mechanism for financing international humanitarian response...

Bangladesh Launches Largest Ever Measles Vaccination Campaign

February 22, 2006

The Bangladesh measles vaccination campaign to be held for three weeks between February 25 and March 16 will mark the Measles Initiative’s...

United Nations Honors Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27, 2006

Today, as the world commemorates the first annual Holocaust Remembrance Day, the United Nations marks the occasion with various events honoring...

What Will Life on Earth Be Like in 2050?

January 19, 2006

The number of extreme events, such as hurricanes and famine, affecting at least one million people will increase over the next 45 years if a...