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CLASSY Awards Announces 8 Nonprofit Winners Live Onstage

May 8, 2014

San Diego, CA – The CLASSY Awards, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, announced eight Winners...

Eminent figures urge global effort to help free kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

May 8, 2014

A group of over 40 eminent individuals from around the world are today calling for a global effort to free the more than 200 Nigerian...

Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Smart, Padma Lakshmi, Ambassador Samantha Power, ABC News Anchor Amy Robach, Princess Sarah of Jordan, and Many Other Mothers Share their Inspirational Stories at Second Annual Moms +SocialGood Event

May 7, 2014

Moms +SocialGood concludes the second annual Global Moms Relay, a movement of moms and their friends from around the world sharing stories...

Statement from UN Foundation CEO and President, Kathy Calvin on the White House release of the National Climate Assessment

May 6, 2014

CLASSY Awards Announces Speakers and Partners

April 30, 2014

Today, the CLASSY Awards, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, announced Elizabeth...

Announcing the Top Nominees for the 5th Annual CLASSY Awards

April 16, 2014

San Diego, CA – The CLASSY Awards, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, is proud to announce the...

MDG Advocates Call for Investing in Girls’ Empowerment to Accelerate Progress on Millennium Development Goals

April 14, 2014

Davos, Switzerland (January 23, 2014) – At an event at the World Economic Forum,...

Statement of Sen. Timothy E. Wirth on the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group III Report

April 13, 2014

Statement of Sen. Timothy E. Wirth, Vice Chair of the United Nations Foundation, on the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on...

Climate Voices: Experts Available for Climate Discussions Across Country

April 8, 2014

BOULDER – To help foster informed, non-political dialogue about climate science, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research...

Univision Communications Inc. Partners with United Nations Foundation to Inform Hispanics about Climate Change and its Effects

April 2, 2014

MIAMI – Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company...

Sen. Timothy E. Wirth, Vice Chair of the United Nations Foundation, on the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group II Report on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerabilities

March 31, 2014

Statement of Sen. Timothy E. Wirth, Vice Chair of the United Nations Foundation, on the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

UN Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin: Progress against Polio and Measles is Possible When the World Makes Children’s Health a Top Priority

March 27, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) certified its...

Kelly Rutherford and Nigel Barker Join Global Moms Relay Partners and Top Influential Voices to Debut a New Video on the TOSHIBA VISION Screens in New York City

March 23, 2014

Lions Health and United Nations Foundation Introduce Grand Prix for Good

March 8, 2014

LIONS HEALTH AND UNITED NATIONS FOUNDATION INTRODUCE GRAND PRIX FOR...

Second Annual “Global Moms Relay” Unites the Strength of Mothers to Help Women and Children Around the World

March 7, 2014

The “virtual relay” brings leading voices together to help improve the health and well-being of...

Statement of the MDG Advocates on International Women’s Day

March 7, 2014

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, members of the UN Secretary-General’s

Second Annual “Global Moms Relay” Unites the Strength of Mothers to Help Women and Children Around the World

March 7, 2014

The “virtual relay” brings leading voices together to help improve the health and well-being of...

Pharrell Williams and the UN Foundation Partner to Celebrate International Day of Happiness, Support Humanitarian Work Around the World

March 7, 2014

Having just released his chart-topping new album G  I  R  L this week, and with the single, “Happy”...

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

March 7, 2014

This week the world marks International Women's Day, celebrating the social, economic and political achievements of women around the world. In...

“Global Moms Relay” Shares the Strength of Motherhood Around the World, Second Annual Launches on March 7, Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 3, 2014

From International Women’s Day to Mother’s Day, Moms and Their Friends in all 50 states, and 154 Countries Will Connect to Share...

 
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