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Americans to Congress: "Pay Our Peacekeeping Dues"

June 19, 2007

The Better World Campaign delivered to Congress today a petition calling for the U.S. to fully fund UN peacekeeping operations. The statement,...

Yuan Ming Joins Board of United Nations Foundation

June 18, 2007

The United Nations Foundation announced today the appointment of Yuan Ming, Director of the Institute of International Relations at Beijing...

WNBA kicks-off partnership with Nothing But Nets

June 14, 2007

Wirth: "Great Nations Pay Their Bills"

June 13, 2007

Sen. Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation and the Better World Fund, warned Congress today that the U.S. is in danger of...

Live from the UN: America's Top Radio Talk Show Hosts

June 7, 2007

More than a dozen talk radio show hosts – from both regional and nationally syndicated shows – broadcast live today from the United...

Statement to the G8 + 5

June 1, 2007

Addressing climate change is one of humanity’s greatest and most pressing challenges. It is a challenge that we approach with both alarm...

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

May 24, 2007

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) announced today that the second “Talk Radio Day at the UN” will take place on...

Equator Prize Celebrates Sustainable Development

May 24, 2007

The vital link between healthy, biologically diverse environments and the creation of sustainable livelihoods was highlighted at United Nations...

The Power of Partnerships and the Fight to Reduce Measles Mortality

May 17, 2007


“Today we celebrate the groundbreaking work of the Measles Initiative. In just five years, hard work by...

Grassroots Campaign Kicks Off Effort to Send More Nets Save More Lives

April 25, 2007

Nothing But Nets - a grassroots campaign to prevent malaria - announced today, on the first-ever National Malaria Awareness Day, that it will...

Combating Impact of Climate Change Depends on Global Policymakers

April 6, 2007

“Each new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reinforces the scale of the problem and the urgency of action....

WFP/UN Foundation/Vodafone Group Foundation News Release

March 30, 2007

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) graduated the first class of emergency telecommunications team leaders today after an intensive...

Senate Confirms Zalmay Khalilzad as Ambassador to the United Nations Statement by Ted Turner, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United Nations Foundation

March 30, 2007

 “Ambassador Khalilzad’s confirmation is good news for the United States and the United Nations. The Ambassador’s...

Investors Managing $4 Trillion Call on Congress to Tackle Global Climate Change

March 19, 2007

For the first time, dozens of institutional investors managing $4 trillion in assets today called on U.S. lawmakers to enact strong federal...

Statement by Timothy E. Wirth, President of the Better World Fund on Senate Hearing of Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

March 16, 2007

“I was greatly encouraged to hear Ambassador Khalilzad call the United Nations the most successful institution for the promotion of peace...

International Women's Day Marks Effort to End Violence

March 8, 2007

Speaking at a luncheon hosted by the United Nations Foundation, the UN Information Center, and the Women’s Foreign Policy Group, Assistant...

Diverse Interests Unite to Unveil Action Plan for Reaching a 25 x '25 Energy Future

February 28, 2007

Leaders from a broad alliance of agricultural, energy, environmental, business and labor groups today presented policy makers with a set of...

Science Panel Outlines Roadmap for Reducing Risks from Climate Change

February 27, 2007

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) and Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, released today “Confronting Climate Change:...

Worldwide Drive against Measles Receives Financial "Shot in the Arm"

February 26, 2007

The United Nations Foundation (UN Foundation) announced today that it has received a US$139 million contribution from the GAVI Alliance to...

Oscar Goes Green

February 23, 2007

The People Speak (TPS) announced today that hundreds of its supporters are recreating the glitz and glamour of Hollywood while also supporting...