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Hundreds of Chicago Teens Unite for Girls Around the World

July 1, 2011

Hundreds of area teens came together today at a special event to tell the world that they care about the health, education and future of girls...

United Nations Foundation, Lutheran World Relief, and Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod Announce $45 Million Campaign to Fight Malaria

June 30, 2011

Today, the United Nations Foundation, Lutheran World Relief (LWR) and The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) announced the launch of...

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Announces New Executive Director

June 28, 2011

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves today announced that Radha Muthiah will serve as the Alliance’s Executive Director. She will lead...

"Mobilizing Development" Reveals How a Global Mobile Operator and the UN Catalyze Innovation

June 22, 2011

The United Nations Foundation announced today the launch of a new

UN Foundation Board Points to Innovation and Partnership as Keys to Solving Global Problems

June 21, 2011

Twelve of the world’s leading voices for global progress and change are gathering this week for the United Nations Foundation Board of...

Ted Turner Statement: UN General Assembly Appoints Ban Ki-moon to Second Term as United Nations Secretary-General

June 21, 2011

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner, traveling in Norway with UN Foundation Board members, released the following...

Chris Helfrich Appointed Director of the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets Campaign

June 20, 2011

Please note: This release was updated on 6/20/2011 at 6PM ET.

The United Nations Foundation announced today the appointment of...

UNA-USA 2011 Annual Meeting: A Strong American Voice for the UN

June 13, 2011

The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) convenes in Washington this week to as further proof of

WNBA Chicago Sky and UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets Campaign Honor Local Champions

June 10, 2011

Today in Chicago, the UN Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign — a global, grassroots movement to save lives by preventing...

Talk Radio Day, Live From the United Nations

June 9, 2011

The United Nations Foundation and Talkers Magazine today host the sixth annual "Talk Radio Day at the UN." More than 20 talk radio hosts from...

UN Foundation Announces Susan Myers, Elizabeth Gore and Aaron Sherinian as New Vice Presidents

June 8, 2011

The United Nations Foundation today announced the promotion of three members of its senior leadership team to the rank of Vice President as the...

Mobile Health Activity Spreads to Over 4 in 5 Countries, but Remains Limited to Small Scale and Single Issue Projects

June 7, 2011

Eighty-three per cent of governments surveyed report at least one use of mobile phones to support health activities in their country, yet the...

UN Foundation's Timothy E. Wirth Welcomes Ban Ki-moon's Vision for Second Term as UN Secretary-General

June 6, 2011

United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth released the following statement today on the news that Ban Ki-moon will seek a second term...

Ted Turner Statement on Ban Ki-moon Intentions to Run for Second Term as United Nations Secretary-General

June 6, 2011

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner released the following statement today in reaction to Ban Ki-moon’s announcement...

Nationwide Campaign Brings UN Message to Main Street U.S.A.

May 31, 2011

The United Nations Foundation today announced the launch of a nationwide, Out-of-Home advertising campaign that leverages the power of digital...

Investing in Girls' and Women's Education Advances Global Development Goals

May 26, 2011

United Nations Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin released the following statement praising the announcement made today by the United Nations...

Poll Shows Overwhelming Voter Support for the United Nations

May 24, 2011

The majority of American voters continue to demonstrate strong support for the United Nations. Results of public opinion research released...

The Next Generation of World Leaders Gathers at UNA-USA's Global Classrooms Conference to Help the United Nations Create a Safer and Healthier World

May 12, 2011

Nearly 3,000 young leaders and teachers from 24 countries will debate the issues currently facing the United Nations at the 12th Annual Global...

Americans Rally to Help the UN Give Urgent Aid to Victims of Unrest in Cote d'Ivoire

May 10, 2011

Thousands of Americans are ensuring a healthier future for more than 70,000 refugees from Cote d’Ivoire who have been pushed by violence...

Julia Roberts Joins International Effort Promoting Clean, Safe and Efficient Cookstoves

May 6, 2011

The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves today announced that Academy Award winning actor Julia Roberts will serve as Global Ambassador, helping...


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