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Statement by United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth on the Passing of Ted Sorensen

November 1, 2010

“I am saddened by the loss of Ted Sorensen, who helped to change and expand the views of America’s engagement with the world and the...

UN Foundation Statement Clarifying Support of Polio and Measles Elimination in Nigeria

October 26, 2010

The United Nations Foundation is committed to helping the UN and its partner organizations deliver life-saving vaccines to the children and...

Ted Turner visits Nigeria to showcase what modern vaccines can accomplish

October 25, 2010

As Nigeria celebrates its 50th anniversary, UN Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner is in Nigeria from October 24-25, 2010 to deliver a...

UN Foundation Board Travels to Ghana to See Progress on the Millennium Development Goals

October 19, 2010

The United Nations Foundation Board of Directors, including Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and UN Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted...

Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin to Provide Keynote Remarks at 2010 mHealth Summit

October 15, 2010

Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, will deliver a keynote speech, kicking off the final day of the 2010 mHealth Summit,...

Poll Shows Strong Support for Payment of United Nations Dues

October 15, 2010

The United Nations Foundation and its sister organization, the Better World...

UN Foundation Points to Global Fund Commitments and Leaders of African Countries as Key to Fighting AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

October 5, 2010

United Nations Foundation President Senator Timothy E. Wirth today issued the following statement regarding new commitments made this week...

Singer-songwriter and Actress Mandy Moore Distributes Life-Saving Nets in the Central African Republic

October 1, 2010

Singer-songwriter and actress Mandy Moore helped distribute thousands of long-lasting, insecticide-treated mosquito nets today to families in...

United Nations Foundation Launches Girl Up

September 30, 2010

Nigel Barker Gives "High Five" to Support Girls Around the World

September 30, 2010

Nigel Barker, renowned fashion photographer, TV personality and author, announced today that he will be supporting the United Nations...

Supersessions at the 2010 mHealth Summit put the Spotlight on Emerging Issues and Critical Topics

September 28, 2010

Organizers of the mHealth Summit announced today the seven “super session” panels that will shape the 2010 conference and are...

Creating A New Picture of Health for People Around the Globe

September 27, 2010

The United Nations Foundation premiered today in London “A New Picture of Health” - a unique documentary about the work of the...

Vodafone Americas Foundation Announces Call For Entries For Annual Wireless Innovation Project and mHealth Alliance Award

September 27, 2010

The Vodafone Americas Foundation™ and mHealth Alliance are pleased to announce a call for entries for...

Jordan's Queen Rania Stands Up for Girls

September 24, 2010

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan announced today that she will join the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign as a...

UN Foundation Statement on President Obama's Remarks at the United Nations High-Level Summit on the Millennium Development Goals

September 22, 2010

Today, President Obama brought the United States and the United Nations closer to solving the world’s most pressing problems by fulfilling...

Dignitaries, VIPs, Celebrities Call on People Everywhere to Pledge Support for the MDGs

September 22, 2010

The United Nations Foundation is joining today with Millennium Promise, the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Malaria, the ONE Campaign, and...

'Digital Lounge' Takes UN Meetings to a Virtual Audience

September 22, 2010

As world leaders gather at UN headquarters for the UN General Assembly and Millennium Development Review Summit, up the road, 92nd Street Y,...

Secretary Clinton Announces Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

September 21, 2010

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced today the formation of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a more than...

The Value of Information and Communications Technologies in Meeting the UN Millennium Development Goals

September 20, 2010

Welcoming the release of the Broadband Commission for Digital Development’s new report The Future Built on Broadband, Kathy...

UN Foundation Commits $400 million to the Secretary-General's Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health

September 20, 2010

As part of a growing global consensus that improving women's and children's health is the best way to help achieve all of the Millennium...