New Digital Platform Launches to Spark Conversation Around Global Goals
Washington, DC — April 23, 2015
Today, the United Nations Foundation announced the launch of Global Daily, a digital news aggregator that will showcase the best media reporting from news organizations around the world. Supported by Jynwel Foundation, with additional supporters being announced in the coming weeks, the site will spotlight top stories around the globe including areas like poverty, children’s health, empowerment of women and girls, sustainable environment, disease, and development.
2015 is a year when people are focusing on results of the Millennium Development Goals and the promise and potential of the next set of global goals. With so much is at stake, Global Daily will provide access to the news and information that is informing the global conversation around international development priorities and the multilateral processes shaping the next 15 years.
“In an era where news is at our fingertips, it is crucial to have some of the biggest stories of 2015 in our newsfeeds. Global Daily will showcase some of the best reporting around the world that brings these stories to the world in a digital, connected era,” said Aaron Sherinian, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer at the United Nations Foundation. “We look forward to the results of a partnership that helps amplify and innovate communications around international development, policy, sustainability, and the causes that will define generations to come.”
How it works
Global Daily curates and features sourced original content form around the web. It is an easy resource for global citizens to find the latest news on the global goals and the development agenda. In addition to highlighting featured media partners’ content to drive readers to the original source articles, content will be complimented with opinion pieces, videos, photos, additional resources/links, and ways to connect via social media.
For more information visit: www.globaldaily.com
About the United Nations Foundation
The United Nations Foundation builds public-private partnerships to address the world’s most pressing problems, and broadens support for the United Nations through advocacy and public outreach. Through innovative campaigns and initiatives, the Foundation connects people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems. The Foundation was created in 1998 as a U.S. public charity by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner and now is supported by global corporations, foundations, governments, and individuals. Learn more at: www.unfoundation.org