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Press Releases: 2013

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mHealth Alliance Plans for 2014 Move to South Africa

December 6, 2013

The mHealth Alliance today outlined plans to transition its base of operations in 2014 from the United Nations Foundation in Washington, DC to...

Statement of UN Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

December 5, 2013

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner released the following statement today on the passing of Nelson...

Communities, companies, celebrities and causes unite to create an “opening day for the giving season”

December 4, 2013

Yesterday, 10,000 partner organizations in all 50 states and in countries around the world came...

UN Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin: Historic commitments to the Global Fund reflect critical moment in the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria

December 4, 2013

United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin today issued the following statement regarding the more than $12 billion in...

Planned Parenthood and the United Nations Foundation Honor Congresswoman Karen Bass for Leadership on International Family Planning

November 22, 2013

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the United Nations Foundation, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, and over one hundred constituents,...

The United Nations Foundation and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Forge New Partnership

November 21, 2013

The United Nations Foundation and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy today announced a new strategic partnership to enhance youth engagement...

Business Leaders Call on Companies to Increase Participation in Improving Health in India

November 13, 2013

MUMBAI - On the eve of Children’s Day in India, business and health leaders today called on companies to accelerate...

UN Foundation Honors Change Agents Helping United Nations Build Better Future

November 7, 2013

New York, NY – In recognition of the roles individuals, organizations, and corporations play in...

Ambassador John Lange: Frontline polio workers show dedication, bravery and sacrifice in the name of children everywhere

November 6, 2013

Ambassador (Ret.) John E. Lange, Senior Fellow for Global Health Diplomacy at the United Nations Foundation, released the following statement...

One Month Countdown to December 3 Energizes Partners and New Discussions about Giving Back

November 5, 2013

The second annual #GivingTuesday, now just a month away, is set to help kick off the 2013 giving season on December 3.  This new day on the...

UN Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin: Supporting The Girls Count Act Of 2013 is Key to Ensuring Girls’ Rights are Recognized

November 1, 2013

Kathy Calvin, president and CEO of the United Nations Foundation, released the following statement on the introduction of the Girls Count Act of...

#GivingTuesday La Campaña crece y se expande en Lationamerica

October 24, 2013

Se acerca el 3 de Diciembre, y la campaña de #GivingTuesday continúa ganando impulso en todo el mundo....

Ted Turner Marks UN Day: The United Nations is the World’s Platform for Peace and Progress

October 24, 2013

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner released the following statement to commemorate

#GivingTuesday Movement Grows in Western Hemisphere as Latin American Partners Lead the Way

October 24, 2013

As December 3rd and the kickoff to the holiday season nears, the #GivingTuesday movement continues to gain momentum worldwide.  Following...

Statement of Ted Turner on 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Awardee

October 11, 2013

United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner released the following statement on today’s announcement that the Organization...

On International Day of the Girl, UN Foundation Calls for Girls to be a Priority in the Global Agenda

October 11, 2013

United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin released the following statement today to mark the second annual International Day of...

Partners Start 60-Day Countdown to #GivingTuesday on December 3, 2013

October 3, 2013

Today, thousands of #GivingTuesday partners around the world – international and local non-profits as well as...

Senator Timothy E. Wirth on IPCC Report: Scientists More Certain than Ever that Climate Change is Real and Caused by Human Activities

September 27, 2013

Senator Timothy E. Wirth, Vice Chair of the United Nations Foundation’s Board of Directors and the lead U.S. negotiator on climate change...

United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin Hails U.S. Progress on Climate Emissions

September 26, 2013

The following statement was issued by UN Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin:

“There is good news in the 2014 U.S....

United Nations Foundation Announces MY World Initiative Commitment to Action at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

September 25, 2013

The United Nations Foundation and its Global Entrepreneurs Council...

 
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