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Youth Leadership Summit Opens in New York

July 18, 2008

The People Speak, an initiative of the United Nations Foundation, is holding its inaugural Youth Leadership Summit in New York, with events...

United Nations Foundation Calls on World Heritage Committee and Country Governments to Help Preserve our Endangered World Heritage Sites

June 30, 2008

“At the 32nd World Heritage Committee meeting in Quebec City this week, the health of 60 potentially endangered sites including the...

Statement on U.S. Withholding UNFPA Funding

June 27, 2008

"The United Nations Foundation joins the international community in expressing its deep disappointment that the administration has...

U.S. Congress Approves $665 million for United Nations

June 27, 2008

Third Annual Talk Radio Day, Live from the United Nations

June 5, 2008

The United Nations Foundation and Talkers Magazine today launched the third annual “Talk Radio Day at the UN.” More than a dozen...

BWC Launches George Clooney PSA In Support of UN Peacekeepers

May 29, 2008

Mobile Technology Helping Drive Social Change

April 29, 2008

Mobile technology is transforming the way advocacy, development and relief organizations accomplish their institutional missions, according to...

UN Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth Statement on UNIFEM's "Say NO to Violence against Women" Campaign

April 22, 2008

"The United Nations Foundation joins UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman in encouraging citizen participation in UNIFEM’s Internet...

80 Leading Humanitarian and Advocacy Groups tell Congress to Pay off U.S. Debt to the United Nations and Improve America's Image in the World

April 16, 2008

UN Foundation Launches Global Partnership to Help End Malaria Deaths

April 1, 2008

Today, telling the United Nations General Assembly that “you’ve got to have faith to build a better world,” Ted Turner...

Massive Measles Vaccination Campaign Wraps Up in Pakistan

March 17, 2008

The final phase of a national vaccination campaign to protect the children of Pakistan against measles is being launched today by the government...

The International Women's Health Coalition and Better World Campaign Call on the Next U.S. Administration to Act on Behalf of Girls and Women Worldwide

March 12, 2008

The UN Foundation's The People Speak Campaign Launches Second Part of Its Global Debates Series

February 28, 2008

The United Nations Foundation’s The People Speak—an educational campaign to engage the world’s youth on global...

Global Partners for Emergency Communications

February 13, 2008

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), The Vodafone Group Foundation, and the United Nations Foundation announced today a...

On Eve of Rice Testimony and Presidential Trip to Africa

February 13, 2008

Challenge Grant to End Violence against Women

January 22, 2008

The United Nations Foundation announced today its support for the “Say NO to Violence against Women” campaign. The Foundation will...