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UN Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner Calls on Private Citizens to Do Their Part to Help Achieve the UN's Millennium Development Goals

June 23, 2010

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner was today named an Advocate for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by UN...

Turner Enterprises' President and CEO S. Taylor Glover Statement on Status of Ted Turner's historic $1 billion Gift to the United Nations

June 21, 2010

S. Taylor Glover, President and Chief Executive Officer of Turner Enterprises, Inc., today issued the following statement regarding Ted...

Timothy Wirth Statement on Defeat of Senate Resolution to Strip EPA of Authority to Regulate Global Warming Emissions

June 10, 2010

On today’s defeat of S.J. Res. 26, sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), that sought to disapprove the finding by the Environmental...

Timothy Wirth Statement on Senate Resolution to Strip EPA of Authority to Regulate Global Warming Emissions

June 10, 2010

On S.J. Res. 26, sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), to disapprove the finding by the Environmental Protection Agency that the current and...

UN Foundation Welcomes Strong Leadership and Tangible Solutions for Healthier Women and Girls

June 9, 2010

During the second annual Women Deliver Conference in Washington, D.C., the United Nations Foundation reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring that...

UN Foundation Chairman and Founder Ted Turner and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Build the Buzz about Malaria at Local School

June 5, 2010

Today, LA Mayor Villaraigosa presented Ted Turner, Founder and Chairman of the United Nations Foundation, and the UN Foundation’s...

Talk Radio Day, Live From the United Nations

June 4, 2010

The United Nations Foundation and Talkers Magazine today launched the fifth annual “Talk Radio Day at the UN.”  20 talk radio...

Online Conversation Showcases Successes and Challenges of Development Professionals in Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

June 4, 2010

The United Nations Foundation, in partnership with Devex, kicked off a new, online dialogue among development professionals about how...

UN Foundation Launches New Website Aimed at Adolescent Girls

June 1, 2010

Today, the United Nations Foundation previewed its new adolescent girl campaign, "Girl Up," with the launch of

Kimberly Perry Appointed Director of the United Nations Foundation's "Girl Up" Campaign

June 1, 2010

The United Nations Foundation announced today the appointment of Kimberly Perry as Director of its new Girl Up campaign (

UN Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth Commends African Leaders for their Renewed Commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

May 26, 2010

“This year’s Africa Day Commemoration in Washington, D.C. featured a proclamation worthy of world attention.  African leaders...

UN Foundation Announces Global Entrepreneurs Council

May 14, 2010

Today, the UN Foundation announced the creation of its new Global Entrepreneurs Council. This group will be comprised of twenty of the worlds...

United Nations Approval Rating Rises to 60% in New Opinion Poll

May 5, 2010

New public opinion polling shows that Americans’ favorable rating of the United Nations has risen to 60%. The data released today by the...

Statement by Timothy Wirth, President, United Nations Foundation

April 28, 2010

"The Secretary-General once again has shown his remarkable leadership on energy and climate change by supporting these two goals for the world:...

AMERICAN IDOL's Kris Allen Invites Fans in D.C. to an IDOL GIVES BACK Watch Party, Hosted by The United Nations Foundation and HOT 99.5

April 21, 2010

AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 winner Kris Allen is visiting Washington, D.C. today as a guest of the United Nations Foundation to meet with students...

Soccer Unites Partners Across the Globe for World Malaria Day; Tackling a Preventable Disease that Kills a Child in Africa Every 30 Seconds

April 19, 2010

The world’s most popular sport, soccer, could become the driving force in the fight against malaria 2010.  In the lead up to World...

Vodafone Americas Foundation and mHealth Alliance Announce Winners of Wireless Innovation Competitions

April 19, 2010

At the Global Philanthropy Forum Conference today, The Vodafone Americas Foundation and mHealth Alliance announced the winners of the second...

United Nations Foundation Board to Visit Stanford University on Wednesday, April 21

April 19, 2010

UN Foundation founder and chairman Ted Turner will meet with Stanford’s business students, faculty members, and Model United Nations to...

United Nations Foundation Statement in Honor of World Health Day

April 7, 2010

The United Nations Foundation’s Vice President for Global Health Dr. Daniel Carucci stated “On World Health Day we celebrate the...

AMERICAN IDOL's David Cook Travels to Ethiopia with the UN Foundation

March 30, 2010

Today, Season 7 winner of AMERICAN IDOL, David Cook arrived in Ethiopia as a guest of the United Nations Foundation to...