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Anti-Malaria Bed Nets Delivered to Zambia Ahead of Schedule to Save Thousands of Lives Through an Innovative Health Financing Mechanism

February 22, 2011

Today, more than 800,000 anti-malaria bed nets have arrived and been distributed in Zambia three months ahead of schedule and before the peak of...

Mobile Phones to Help Meet Health Needs in Brazil's Indigenous Communities

February 15, 2011

The United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Foundation today announced a new initiative to identify how mobile technology can increase access to...

Obama's Budget Would Protect U.S. Interests at the UN

February 15, 2011

Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation, today praised the Obama Administration for keeping the United States’ global...

Richard S. Parnell Named Chief Operating Officer For The United Nations Foundation

February 14, 2011

The United Nations Foundation announced today that Richard S. (Rick) Parnell will serve...

Girls "Best Investment" to Fight Poverty

February 7, 2011

The global girl movement got a boost on Friday when Time Magazine’s Executive Editor Nancy Gibbs released her essay in the magazine...

United Nations Foundation & Vodafone Foundation Co-Sponsor UN Global Pulse's Cutting Edge Program during Social Media Week

February 7, 2011



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'Rebuilding America' Salutes President Obama's Boost to Energy Efficiency Programs

February 3, 2011

Today at Pennsylvania State University President Obama will unveil ambitious energy-efficiency proposals from his forthcoming budget to spur...

Cooperation with the UN is Essential to U.S. Priorities and Advances State of the Union Goals

January 25, 2011

Timothy E. Wirth, President of the United Nations Foundation, released the following statement this evening in...

Americans Act Quickly to Save Lives in Central Africa

January 24, 2011

Today, the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign, PSI (Population Services International), and UNICEF announced...

Statement from United Nations Foundation President Senator Timothy E. Wirth on the Passing of Sargent Shriver

January 19, 2011

"I am saddened by the loss of Peace Corps Founder and Former Vice Presidential Candidate Sargent Shriver. Throughout his life, Shriver...

Making the Millennium Development Goals Happen

January 18, 2011

As world leaders focused their attention on strategies to accelerate progress on the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United...

Statement by Kofi Annan, United Nations Foundation Board Member, Calling on the WHO Executive Board to Set an Eradication Date for Measles

January 16, 2011

"There is no better time than now to eliminate measles once and for all. As a result of the hard work of country governments, WHO, UNICEF, NGOs...

Girl Power Unites DC

January 15, 2011

This Martin Luther King weekend, the United Nations Foundation’s Unite for Girls Tour came to Washington, DC, to introduce its newest...

UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets Campaign featured on AOL.com

January 4, 2011

Today, visitors to AOL.com’s home page were greeted with a link to the UN Foundation’s Nothing But Nets--a global,...

Better World Campaign Executive Director Peter Yeo Statement on Subcommittee Passage of the FY 2012 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill

July 27, 1977

Better World Campaign Executive Director Peter Yeo released the following statement in response to the passage of the State and Foreign...

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