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Global partners launch new plan to control and eliminate measles and rubella

April 24, 2012

Today, the partners leading efforts to control measles announce a new global strategy aimed at reducing measles deaths and congenital rubella...

Transcript: Measles Initiative experts preview latest global measles data and announce new measles and rubella plan

April 23, 2012

Operator: I would now like to turn the conference over to Christine McNabb.

New Rio+Social Speakers Include Innovators in Business, Philanthropy, Conservation, Journalism, Social Gaming and Government

April 23, 2012

The organizers of Rio+Social, a groundbreaking, global conversation about the nexus of social media, technology, and sustainability, today...

Progress and Sustainability through Partnership – Proof of Success in India

March 26, 2012

As India marks major milestones in efforts to eradicate polio and improve energy access, the United Nations Foundation Board of Directors meets...

The United Nations Foundation’s Public Affairs Team Named PR News Non-Profit Award’s Team of the Year

March 16, 2012

The votes are in! The UN Foundation’s Public Affairs team was named the PR News Non-Profit Award’s Team of the Year. Aaron...

Announcing Rio+Social: Social Media & Technology to Take Historic UN Conference to a Global, Digital Level

March 14, 2012

As the world’s attention turns to Rio+20, the UN’s Conference on Sustainable Development taking place this...

The United Nations Foundation Celebrates Announcement of Two Finalist Nominations for PR News Non-Profit PR Awards

March 12, 2012

The award season continues, and not just in Hollywood. The United Nations Foundation will be recognized this week as a finalist for two PR News...

Statement from United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth on International Women's Day

March 8, 2012

To mark International Women's Day, United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth issued the following statement on the need to invest in...

Statement from United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner on International Women's Day

March 8, 2012

Today, on International Women's Day, the world celebrates the social, economic and political achievements of women around the world. In honor of...

United Nations Foundation and ExxonMobil Foundation Undertake Comprehensive Research To Identify Investments that Promote Women’s Economic Advancement

March 7, 2012

On the eve of International Women’s Day, the United Nations Foundation and the ExxonMobil Foundation today...

United Nations Foundation Mourns Passing of U.S. Representative Donald Payne

March 6, 2012

Peter Yeo, Vice President for Public Policy at the United Nations Foundation and Executive Director of the Better World Campaign, released the...

United Nations Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin Applauds USAID’s Gender Equality and Female Empowerment Policy

March 1, 2012

United Nations Foundation CEO Kathy Calvin issued the following statement on USAID’s new

Secretary Clinton Launches Global Pollution Reduction Initiative, Notes Important Role of Clean Cooking Solutions

February 16, 2012

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton today announced the formation of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, a global effort to fight...

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner Applauds United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Five-year Vision

February 7, 2012

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner in a letter this week applauded United Nations...

The Million Moms Challenge Announces Winner of “Imagine Me & You” Photo Contest

February 2, 2012

Today, the Million Moms Challenge, in collaboration with ABC News, the United Nations Foundation, Disney Baby and Anne Geddes, announced the...

Everyone has a role to play in creating a safer, healthier and more prosperous world

January 31, 2012

United Nations Foundation President, Timothy E. Wirth, today issued the following statement on the United Nations Secretary-General’s...

United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth Applauds the Achievements of the Global Fund on its Tenth Anniversary

January 26, 2012

United Nations Foundation President Timothy E. Wirth issued the following statement on the tenth anniversary of the...

Investing in Renewable Energy is Good for the United States and the World

January 25, 2012

In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama highlighted the importance of increased investment in renewable energy and greater...

National Council for Science and the Environment Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland

January 20, 2012

The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) yesterday honored Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland with the NCSE Lifetime Achievement Award...

UN Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner and UN Foundation Board Member N. R. Narayana Murthy Commend the Government of India and Polio Eradication Partners on Stopping Polio in India

January 13, 2012

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner and Board Member N. R. Narayana Murthy, a leader in India’s technology sector,...

 
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