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Harnessing Mobile Phone Technology to Improve Maternal and Child Health "Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action" Partnership Established

May 3, 2011

Today, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a new partnership, the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA), that will harness...

Celebrities, Students, and World Leaders Come Together to Raise Awareness on World Malaria Day

April 25, 2011

Today, The United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign is marking World Malaria Day with a series of activities in New...

Malaria Buzz Hits Toshiba's Big Screen in Times Square

April 25, 2011

Today, as people all over the globe commemorate World Malaria Day, the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign...

United Nations Foundation's Timothy E. Wirth Congratulates United Nations Special Envoy Ray Chambers, one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People

April 22, 2011

In response to TIME Magazine’s newly released "The 2011 Time 100," United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth released the...

UN Foundation Announces Inaugural Class of Global Entrepreneurs Council

April 20, 2011

The United Nations Foundation has brought together ten of the brightest entrepreneurs under the age of 40 to help the UN achieve a new level of...

Linkin Park and the United Nations Foundation Help Haiti Light the Future for Women and Girls

April 14, 2011

Today, Dave "Phoenix" Farrell, a member of the two-time Grammy winning, multiplatinum band Linkin Park, returned from a trip to Haiti with the...

International Year of Sustainable Energy for All gets boost from advocates and energy service providers

April 7, 2011

The United Nations Foundation and the inter-agency coordinating group UN-Energy, together with several leading service providers and advocates,...

United Nations Foundation's Timothy E. Wirth Lauds Administration's Intention to Seek Second Term on the UN Human Rights Council

April 1, 2011

The U.S. must remain at the table to help lead the way forward on human rights.  In response to the Obama Administration’s...

Report on Harnessing New Technologies Responds to a New Era in Emergency Communications

March 28, 2011

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Foundation released today at the Dubai...

Gina Reiss-Wilchins Appointed Director of the United Nations Foundation's "Girl Up" Campaign

March 22, 2011

The United Nations Foundation announced today the appointment of Gina Reiss-Wilchins as Director of its 

Patrick Madden Joins United Nations Association of the USA as Executive Director

March 14, 2011

The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA), a program of the United Nations Foundation, today...

Change Starts with Women

March 10, 2011

Celebrating the power of women coming together to solve global problems, the Daily Beast and Newsweek will convene the second annual

UN Foundation Thanks MTV Networks for Celebrating International Women's Day by Uniting Girls to Change the World

March 9, 2011

Elizabeth Gore, Executive Director, Global Partnerships of the United Nations Foundation, today praised MTV Networks for commemorating the 100th...

Teen Advisor Shares "Girl Up" Message at White House Reception

March 9, 2011

Teen supporters of the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign (girlup.org) took part in the

International Women's Day at 100: Girls Count

March 8, 2011

Today marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, a global celebration of women's contributions to the world. To mark the...

Statement from United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth on the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day

March 7, 2011

March 8, 2011 marks the 100th commemoration of International Women's Day. On this important anniversary, United Nations Foundation President...

Recent Measles Outbreaks in U.S., Europe Underline Global Need to Eliminate the Disease Worldwide

February 28, 2011

In light of the measles alert issued by the D.C. Health Department, reports of measles outbreaks in four U.S. airports last week, and recent...

Largest Youth Generation in History at Crossroads

February 25, 2011

UN Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin Remarks on

Online Event with Linkin Park and United Nations Foundation Engages Music Fans and Facebook Users about Rebuilding in Haiti and the Social Media Connection

February 23, 2011

The United Nations Foundation today hosted a Facebook® Town Hall to keep the public engaged in rebuilding Haiti after last year’s...

UN Foundation Unveils New Global Health Financing Solution Against Tough Budget Backdrop

February 23, 2011

Leading global health experts gathered today to discuss how innovative, private sector-led partnerships can create certainty, drive more...


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