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Statement by Timothy Wirth, President, United Nations Foundation

March 4, 2010

“Preempting the EPA has been the number one objective of the coal industry ever since Congress started to address climate and energy...

Statement by UN Foundation President Tim Wirth on Sen. John D. Rockefeller's Legislation

March 4, 2010

“The authority provided by the Clean Air Act is a powerful tool, and the President must demonstrate his willingness to use it. Lisa...

Statement by Timothy E. Wirth on the Nomination of Anthony Lake to be UNICEF Chief

February 18, 2010

United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth, today released the following statement on the nomination of Anthony Lake as UNICEF...

Orange Healthcare Joins the mHealth Alliance to Develop Mobile Health Solutions in West Africa

February 18, 2010


  • A partnership reflecting growing activity in the use of wireless technologies for mobile health solutions (mHealth);...

AMERICAN IDOL to Benefit the UN Foundation Fund for Haiti Thursday, February 25, on FOX

February 18, 2010

The United Nations Foundation announced today it is partnering with AMERICAN IDOL for an episode on February 25 dedicated to Haiti. During the...

mHealth Alliance Works in Partnership with GSMA to Expand Discussion of Mobile Health at 2010 Mobile World Congress

February 11, 2010

The mHealth Alliance today announced that it and the GSM Association will deliver a day-long conference program on the use of wireless networks...

UN Foundation Applauds Bill and Melinda Gates for their Commitment to Vaccinations

January 29, 2010

United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth welcomed today the announcement by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that it would commit...

Statement by Timothy E. Wirth on yesterday's SEC guidance to investors on climate risk

January 28, 2010

“The Securities and Exchange Commission’s announcement that publicly traded companies should disclose to investors the risks they...

UN Foundation appoints Peter DeBrine to lead World Heritage Alliance for Sustainable Tourism

January 28, 2010

The United Nations Foundation, a public charity that helps the UN solve global problems, announced today the appointment of Peter DeBrine and to...

Evanescence Teams Up with the United Nations Foundation to Raise Money for Victims of the Earthquake in Haiti

January 22, 2010

Internationally renowned musical group Evanescence and its founder and lead singer, Amy Lee, announced today they are partnering with the United...

Kenna, Jessica Biel, and Santigold Learn Firsthand about World's Water Crisis in Ethiopia with UN Foundation and High Commisssioner for Refugees

January 19, 2010

Fresh from summiting Mount Kilimanjaro with featured climbers Emile Hirsch, Lupe Fiasco and Alexandra Cousteau, an event that attracted massive...

Helping the UN Help Haiti

January 19, 2010

Senator Timothy E. Wirth issued the following statement today in response to the outpouring of support for the UN’s emergency response in...

United Nations Foundation Supports Emergency Communications in Haiti

January 18, 2010

Caption: For many,...

Haiti Earthquake Relief is "Powered By Service" through Usher's New Look and the United Nations Foundation

January 18, 2010

In a global, grassroots initiative, music legend and humanitarian Usher Raymond IV is announcing a partnership with the United Nations...

Update from Haiti: United Nations Foundation Vice President for Global Health Delivers Medical Supplies in Port-au-Prince

January 15, 2010

The United Nations Foundation’s senior global health expert, Dr. Daniel Carucci, traveled to Haiti in the early morning to deliver medical...

Investors Representing $13 Trillion Call on U.S. and Other Countries to Move Quickly to Adopt Strong Climate Change Policies

January 14, 2010

On the heels of international climate treaty talks in Copenhagen, the world’s largest investors today released a statement calling on the...

United Nations Foundation convenes global business leaders at the U.N. for investor summit on climate change

January 14, 2010

Today, the United Nations Foundation, Ceres and the UN Office for Partnerships are convening the fourth Investor Summit on Climate Risk at the...

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner Statement on the Earthquake and Relief Efforts in Haiti

January 13, 2010

Ted Turner today issued the following statement in response to the January 12 earthquake in Haiti:

“Our thoughts and prayers are...

Foundation Presidents Commend Secretary Clinton on Speech

January 11, 2010

The United Nations Foundation joined six of the country’s leading foundations in a joint statement applauding Friday’s announcement...

U.S. Government Rejoins Worldwide Consensus on Reproductive Health

January 8, 2010

A broad coalition of organizations representing millions of Americans applauded today’s statement by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...