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United Nations Foundation and Gap Inc. Join Forces for Pride Month to Support Global LGBTI Equality

May 17, 2018

Today, Gap Inc. and the United Nations Foundation announced that, for the third consecutive year, they will partner during Pride Month to raise...

UN Foundation Board: Our Shared Humanity Demands a Shared Response to the Global Refugee Crisis

April 27, 2018

At the invitation of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, a Board member of the United Nations Foundation, the...

Statement of UN Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin on Announcement of New U.S. Government Coordinator in the Global Fight Against Malaria

April 10, 2018

United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin released the following statement today on the announcement of Kenneth William Staley as...

Closing the Gender Gap in Women’s Access to Financial Products and Services Could Unlock $330 Billion in Annual Global Revenue

March 2, 2018

Closing the gender gap in women’s access to financial products and services could unlock $330 billion in global annual revenue, according...

Statement from UN Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin on State Department Review of Global Gag Rule Impact

February 8, 2018

United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin today issued the following statement on the release of the Trump Administration’s...

Sony Pictures Television Networks and the United Nations Foundation Launch the Picture This Festival For the Planet to Showcase Emerging Filmmakers

January 29, 2018

Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN), in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, today announced the opening...

Rajesh Mirchandani named new Chief Communications Officer at the United Nations Foundation

January 16, 2018

The United Nations Foundation today announced that Rajesh Mirchandani has been named the Foundation’s new Chief Communications Officer to...

New study shows clean cooking can lead to increased birth weight in newborns

January 4, 2018

new study released today by...

Statement from UN Foundation Senior Vice President Peter Yeo on the Completion of the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia

Today in Monrovia, Liberia, an event will mark the completion of the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia, known as UNMIL, which officially will...