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Judy McGrath and MTV Networks Believe in the Power of Girls - Campaign's Newest Champion and Founding Partner will Support Adolescent Girls Worldwide

September 20, 2010

Judy McGrath, Chair and CEO of MTV Networks has joined the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign (

Saving Lives and Creating a New Picture of Health

September 16, 2010

The United Nations Foundation will premiere today  “A New Picture of Health,” a groundbreaking documentary about the work of...

UN Foundation Statement on the release of the U.S. Government Strategy on the Millennium Development Goals

September 14, 2010

United Nations Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin issued the following statement after the release of

Bachelet Appointment Puts Women and Girls Up-Front on the Global Agenda

September 14, 2010

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

Big Issues Make the Big Screen in Times Square

September 8, 2010

As world leaders convene in New York this September for a high-level summit to advance the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United...

Mashable, 92nd Street Y and UN Foundation to Showcase Power of Social Media in Fighting Global Challenges

September 7, 2010

On September 20, as global leaders head to New York for United Nations Week – including a historic summit on global issues known as the...

Ted Turner Calls on Global Community to Put Wealth to Work for a Better World

August 10, 2010

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner is taking his example of global philanthropy one step further with a public call for...

Nothing But Nets and NBA Cares Travel to Senegal to Provide 20,000 Life-Saving Bed Nets

August 9, 2010

More than 20 NBA athletes, coaches, and Legends including Dikembe Mutombo, DeSagana Diop, Danillo Gallinari, and Hasheem Thabeet joined the...

Bill Gates Named Keynote Speaker at the 2010 mHealth Summit

August 3, 2010

Bill Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will provide a keynote address on the opportunity of mobile...

UN Foundation hosts Obama Administration Unveiling of Strategy to Advance the UN Millennium Development Goals

July 30, 2010

Obama Administration officials today unveiled the U.S. Government’s strategy for advancing the United Nations Millennium Development...

Singer and Actress Mandy Moore Joins the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets for an Emergency Call to Action to Save Lives in the Central African Republic

July 28, 2010

Singer, songwriter, and actress Mandy Moore announced today she is joining the UN Foundation’s Nothing But...

Groundbreaking Documentary "A New Picture of Health" Sheds Light on the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

July 26, 2010

The United Nations Foundation announced a milestone documentary examining the work of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria...

WNBA Cares Teams Up with UN Foundation's Girl Up Campaign As Founding Partner

July 14, 2010

WNBA Cares — the Women’s National Basketball Association’s global social responsibility initiative — is standing up for...

HAITI: United Nations Gets a Helping Hand from AMERICAN IDOL Viewers

July 8, 2010

Thousands of Haitian women and young girls living in temporary camps will sleep safer under new solar street lights that are being provided...

2010 mHealth Summit Attracts Leaders in Wireless Health Research and Technology As Event Sponsors

July 6, 2010

Industry leaders Abbott, Microsoft Research, Pfizer, Qualcomm, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Skype and Verizon Wireless have joined the 2010...

UN Foundation and Better World Campaign Announce Journalism Fellowship: The MDGs in 2010

July 6, 2010

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will dominate public discussion later this year when world leaders gather at the United Nations in New...

Measles Initiative highlights the importance of adherence to global goals and strategies

July 2, 2010

No target date has been established for achieving the global eradication of measles. Member States attending the World Health Assembly in 2010...

New UN Entity Strengthens Global Efforts for Women & Girls

July 2, 2010

“Today’s announcement of a new entity at the United Nations for women and girls marks a milestone in the UN’s efforts to...

United Nations Foundation Commends G8 Leaders for Accelerating Support for Proven Interventions to Improve Women's and Children's Health

June 25, 2010

As world leaders come together today in Canada for the G8 and G20 meetings, they will prioritize the health of the world’s women and...

International Groups Call for Collaboration in Use of Mobile Technology to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality

June 24, 2010

A consortium of international groups announced today a call for collaboration to accelerate the use of modern information and communications...