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United Nations Foundation Announces Seventh Annual Global Issues Press Fellowship

August 3, 2016

Fellowship during UN Week in New York City provides...

Global Partnership Unveils MultiMillion Dollar Funding Initiative to Support Collaborative Data Innovations for Sustainable Development

July 21, 2016

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data has announced a new multimillion dollar funding initiative to support collaborative data...

Social Good Summit Partners Announce Speakers and Ticket Availability

July 19, 2016

The annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists and voices from...

Exclusive Telephone Briefing: World Food Programme’s Executive Director to Brief on El Niño and Devastating Drought and Food Crisis in Malawi – the Largest Humanitarian Emergency in the Country's History

July 18, 2016

Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the World Food Programme, is visiting Malawi this week to see the impacts of a devastating, El...

United Nations Foundation Mourns the Passing of Michael Elliott

July 15, 2016

The United Nations Foundation today joins people around the world in mourning the passing of Michael Elliott, former President and CEO of ONE....

Exclusive Press Briefing: Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals One Year After Being Adopted

July 12, 2016

From July 11-20, government officials, development experts, the private sector, and civil society organizations will come together at the United...

United Nations Foundation Team Wins Two Major Public Relations Awards

June 29, 2016

The United Nations Foundation’s Public Affairs team was recognized for its global communications work by two of the public relations...

A.C. Milan’s Keisuke Honda Named United Nations Foundation Global Advocate For Youth

June 22, 2016

Today, the United Nations Foundation named A.C. Milan soccer player Keisuke Honda as a Global Advocate for Youth. The announcement was made at...

UN Foundation Announces Press Fellowship to Uganda to Focus on Women’s Health and Rights

June 13, 2016

The United Nations Foundation today announced a fellowship for a select group of U.S.-based journalists focused on sexual and reproductive...

UN Foundation Congratulates Ted Turner on Receiving The Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award For Philanthropy

June 9, 2016

Yesterday, Forbes awarded its Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy to United Nations Foundation Founder and Chairman...

Moving Past Pilots: Entering the Next Phase of Digital Development

May 19, 2016

Today, we mark the end of the 8th annual ICT4D conference which gathered over...

NetHope and DIAL Announce Partnership to Support Digital Development

May 17, 2016

NetHope and the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) announced a partnership to guide the use of the Principles for Digital Development at the ICT4D...

UN Foundation Joins Efforts to Leverage Gender Data for Sustainable Development

May 17, 2016

The United Nations Foundation today joined the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UN Women, and several other organizations committing to...

UN Foundation Names Baroness Valerie Amos and Dr. Julio Frenk as New Board Members

May 17, 2016

The United Nations Foundation Board of Directors today announced two new members– Baroness Valerie Amos, Director of SOAS University of...

Star-Studded Fourth Annual Moms +SocialGood Kicks off Global Moms Relay to Benefit Women & Children Around the World

May 6, 2016

In celebration of Mother’s Day, hundreds of corporate and community leaders, celebrities, experts, and every day moms and dads gathered at...

UN Foundation Calls Signing of Paris Climate Agreement a Vital Step

April 22, 2016

New York, NY (April 22, 2016) – At the United Nations today, 175 countries reaffirmed their commitment to ambitious climate action, coming...

UN Foundation Announces Global Health Press Fellowship with Focus on Emergency Response to Measles Outbreaks

April 11, 2016

The United Nations Foundation today announced an exclusive press fellowship for a select group of international journalists to observe an...

Mothers and Families for Global Change Join Forces for Fourth Annual Moms +SocialGood on May 5, 2016 in New York City

April 6, 2016

In celebration of Mother’s Day, hundreds of advocates, experts and every day moms and dads will...

UN Foundation Announces Press Fellowship to Women Deliver in Copenhagen

March 29, 2016

The United Nations Foundation today announced an exclusive media training for a select group of U.S.-based journalists from May 14 - 19, 2016....


March 18, 2016

(New York, NY) - Red, the starring animated character voiced by US star Jason Sudeikis in the upcoming “The Angry Birds Movie,” was...