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The UN Foundation Unveils Shot@Life Campaign

September 19, 2011

The United Nations Foundation today revealed Shot@Life, a new campaign to expand access to lifesaving vaccines for children in developing...

Think Global, Act Mobile: New App Puts Global Change in Your Hands

September 15, 2011

UN Foundation Launches Mobile Application to Make it Easy to Support the UN through the Power of Mobile...

An Online Invitation to Create a Peaceful, Healthy Tomorrow: UN Foundation Launches New UNFoundation.org

September 14, 2011

The United Nations Foundation today relaunched www.unfoundation.org as an enhanced online hub, providing instant access to UN...

UN Foundation Announces Executive Director and Director for New Campaign to Advocate for the Value of Global Vaccines in Saving Lives

September 13, 2011

The UN Foundation today announced that Peg Willingham will serve as the new Executive Director of the global vaccines campaign that will preview...

Award-Winning Chef Jose Andres Joins Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

September 13, 2011

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves announced today that Chef José Andrés will serve as Culinary Ambassador, helping to raise...

Innovating to Improve Women and Children's Health

September 12, 2011

For less than $100, poor, pregnant women in India can now give birth in a private hospital focusing on low-income families, with comparable...

UN Foundation Announces Fellows for 2011 Press Fellowship

September 8, 2011

The United Nations Foundation announced today the names of press fellows who will participate in the 2011 United Nations Foundation Press...

UN Foundation and 4INFO Launch Mobile Action Campaign

August 31, 2011

The United Nations Foundation today announced the launch of a new mobile campaign, the first of its kind for the organization. Made possible by...

UN Foundation Offers Condolences, Support to UN Colleagues

August 26, 2011

United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth released the following statement today on the news that UN offices in Abuja, Nigeria had...

Mandy Moore Calls for Nets from West Africa

August 11, 2011

This week, actress, singer and humanitarian Mandy Moore arrived in Cameroon to raise awareness for the nation’s first-ever countrywide...

The Measles Initiative Vaccinates One Billion Children in First Decade

August 4, 2011

The Measles Initiative today announced it has helped vaccinate one billion children in more than 60 developing countries since 2001, making...

Romania Joins Fight against Polio, Funds Vaccinations for 40,000 Children

July 27, 2011

The United Nations Foundation today welcomed Romania’s announcement that it was joining the

UN Foundation's Wirth on Security Council climate and security debate

July 20, 2011

Statement by Timothy E. Wirth, President, United Nations Foundation, on today’s debate in the Security Council on the impact of climate...

Youth Voices Stand Up Against Child Marriage

July 18, 2011

More than sixteen thousand U.S. teens and supporters today stood together, calling on the Obama Administration’s continued leadership to...

United Nations Foundation Thanks International Advertising Association's New York Chapter

July 15, 2011

The United Nations Foundation’s Vice President of Communications and Public Relations, Aaron Sherinian, made the following statement today...

Healthier Women Build Stronger Families & Communities

July 11, 2011

On World Population Day, United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner released the following statement urging global investment in...

Fabio Barbosa Joins the United Nations Foundation as the Newest Member of its Board of Directors

July 7, 2011

The United Nations Foundation announced today that Fabio Colletti Barbosa, President of the Supervisory Board of Banco Santander Brasil, and...

United Nations Foundation Announces 2011 Journalism Fellowship

July 6, 2011

This September, attention will again focus on the United Nations as world leaders gather in New York for an unprecedented summit to address some...

Mashable, 92nd Street Y and UN Foundation Present 2nd Annual Social Good Summit

July 5, 2011

 

Harnessing New and Social Media to Solve Global Problems
September...

Injection safety efforts eliminate immunization-related infections in sub-Saharan Africa

July 1, 2011

The Measles Initiative and the GAVI Alliance (formerly the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation) announced today that infections...


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