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Clean Cookstoves Featured on The Martha Stewart Show

December 22, 2010

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves -- a partnership of governments, non-profit organizations, United Nations agencies, and the private...

Deadline Extended for Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project and mHealth Alliance Award

December 16, 2010

Due to numerous requests, the Vodafone Americas Foundation and mHealth Alliance...

Statement by Timothy E. Wirth, President, United Nations Foundation on the Passing of Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke

December 13, 2010

United Nations Foundation President, Sen. Timothy E. Wirth, today issued the following statement on the news of the passing of veteran U.S....

UN Climate Agreements Provide Building Blocks for Global Action

December 13, 2010

United Nations Foundation President, Sen. Timothy E. Wirth, today issued the following statement regarding the results of the UN climate talks...

United Nations Foundation's Girl Up Unite for Girls Tour Comes to Denver

December 10, 2010

The United Nations Foundation is bringing its Unite for Girls Tour to Denver to help introduce its newest campaign --

Final Days to Apply for Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project and mHealth Alliance Award

December 8, 2010

The Vodafone Americas Foundation and mHealth Alliance announce the approach of the final days for entries for their annual...

Malta joins Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

December 7, 2010

 

The Republic of Malta today joined the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, an innovative new public-private...

On the opening of the second week of UN-led negotiations to combat climate change

December 6, 2010

"As the climate negotiations in Cancún begin their second week, there is some reason for optimism. The U.S. and China have made...

"Disaster Relief 2.0" Research to Identify Pathways Between Large Aid Groups and Grassroots Technology Players

December 3, 2010

The United Nations Foundation and The Vodafone Foundation announced today the launch of new research with the UN Office for the Coordination of...

AIDS Demands Global Attention, Resources and Your Voice

December 1, 2010

United Nations Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin today issued the following statement on World AIDS Day.

“Every day more than 1,200...

New Head of UNFPA -- An Opportunity to Recommit to Addressing Unmet Needs of Women and Children

November 19, 2010

United Nations Foundation President Senator Timothy E. Wirth issued the following statement on the appointment of the new head of...

UN Foundation and UNA-USA Announce Alliance to Strengthen Support for the UN

November 18, 2010

The United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) announced today they are joining forces to build a broader...

Better World Campaign Announces Launch of New Website

November 16, 2010

The Better World Campaign (BWC) today announced the launch of its new website that reflects the strong and effective relationship between the...

UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets Marks Fourth Year of Sending Nets to Save Lives

November 15, 2010

Today, Nothing But Nets -- a global, grassroots campaign to end malaria in Africa -- marks its four year anniversary with a renewed...

In recognition of World Pneumonia Day

November 12, 2010

“Pneumonia is one of the leading killers of children in the developing world, in part because their health is compromised by the smoke...

Mobile Innovation for Global Health Gets Million-Dollar Boost

November 10, 2010

The mHealth Alliance (mHA) announced today a million-dollar grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to leverage mobile technologies to improve...

Norwegian Government Announces $1 Million for Initiative Using Mobile Technology to Support Maternal Health

November 9, 2010

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, Norad, will commit US$1 million to support the Maternal mHealth Initiative. The commitment was...

mHealth Alliance to Receive $1 Million From HP to Improve Health Through Mobile Technology

November 8, 2010

The mHealth Alliance today announced a two year, $1 million aggregate donation from HP to help improve health care and health systems around the...

UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets Wins "Best Fundraising Campaign" for Promotion with the NBA and HP

November 4, 2010

The United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets -- a global, grassroots campaign to end malaria in Africa -- and the...

Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus Joins mHealth Alliance Board

November 2, 2010

The mHealth Alliance, a group that is leveraging the growing reach of wireless technologies to support improved health delivery and outcomes in...

 
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