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Nothing But Nets Delivers 180,000 Long Lasting Insecticide-Treated Nets to Children and Their Families in Gabon

December 4, 2007

Nothing But Nets, a global, grassroots campaign to prevent malaria, announced today it is providing 180,000 long lasting insecticide-treated...

UN Foundation Commends Rotary International For Their Leadership in the Global Fight to Eradicate Polio

November 26, 2007

“We applaud the major announcement today by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help Rotary International launch a final push to...

Ted Turner Names Tim Wirth to Oversee Gift in Support of UN Causes - Turner Takes Next Step on $1 Billion Pledge

November 19, 2007

R.E. (Ted) Turner announced today that Timothy E. Wirth, Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs and former U.S. Senator from the State of...

New Opinion Research Shows American Voters Reject "Going It Alone" and Embrace International Cooperation

November 13, 2007

The United Nations Foundation and its sister organization, the Better World Campaign, released today the results of a six-month public opinion...

"Best Week Ever" For Nothing But Nets

November 5, 2007

An irritating human-sized mosquito plays it for laughs to highlight a very serious issue in a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) created by...

World Heritage Alliance for Sustainable Tourism Announces Partnership to Protect Jordan's World Heritage Sites

October 31, 2007

The World Heritage Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (WHA) – a membership-based initiative launched in 2005 by the United Nations...

TerreStar Global Ltd. Supports Emergency Telecommunications Missions

October 25, 2007

TerreStar Global (TerreStar), a European communications company that plans to offer satellite and terrestrial mobile communications, will donate...

Kofi Annan Joins the Board of the United Nations Foundation

October 24, 2007

The United Nations Foundation announced today that Kofi Annan, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations and winner of the 2001 Nobel...

Government of Madagascar and Coalition of Global Partners Launch Measles and Malaria Prevention Campaign

October 22, 2007

The government of Madagascar, in collaboration with international partners, is launching a national health campaign to vaccinate more than 2.8...

Nothing But Nets Helps Deliver 200,000 Anti-Malaria Nets to Children in The Republic of Congo

October 15, 2007

Nothing But Nets, a global, grassroots campaign to prevent malaria, a leading killer of children in Africa, announced today it will fund the...

Sustainable Technology Empowers Healthcare Delivery in Africa

October 10, 2007

The United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Group Foundation announced today the successful conclusion of two pilot mobile health data programs...

Tamara Kreinin Joins UN Foundation as Executive Director, Women and Population

October 10, 2007

The United Nations Foundation announced today the appointment of Tamara Kreinin as the new Executive Director for Women and Population....

Leading Bloggers Go Live At the UN

September 24, 2007

The United Nations Foundation, in partnership with UN Dispatch (www.undispatch.com),...

"A Way Forward" Premieres at the United Nations

September 24, 2007

In 2007, clear scientific consensus was expressed about the realities of climate change in a series of United Nations-sponsored reports,...

United Nations Foundation Issues Urgent Appeal for Funds to Support Hurricane Dean Recovery Effort in Mexico

September 7, 2007

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) today launched an emergency fundraising appeal for $100,000 to support the recovery effort for...

40,000 Life-Saving Anti-Malaria Nets Sent to Refugee Camps in Eastern Chad

August 27, 2007

Responding to an urgent and specific need in Eastern Chad, the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets

Telecoms Sans Frontires Responds to Massive Earthquake in Peru

August 17, 2007

The United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Group Foundation announced today that Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF), a...

New Phase of Largest-Ever Measles Vaccination Campaign Begins in Pakistan

June 29, 2007

The government of Pakistan is launching a new phase of the largest-ever national measles vaccination campaign, with a goal of reaching more than...

Statement by Timothy E. Wirth, President of the Better World Fund on the Senate Appropriations Committee Actions to Increase Funding for UN Peacekeeping

June 28, 2007

Commenting on today’s action by the Senate Appropriations Committee on the FY 2008 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations bill,...

Statement by Timothy E. Wirth, President of the Better World Fund on the House of Representatives Vote to Increase Funding for UN Peackeeping

June 22, 2007

“The U.S. House of Representatives has done a great service for the American taxpayer and international peace and security by approving...