Mark Gordon believes that every human life has value and by empowering those less fortunate we can begin to shape a true global community. The Mark J. Gordon Foundation seeks to leverage socially responsible partnerships with the goal of increasing child survival, reducing and eventually ending extreme poverty, and bringing opportunity to the disadvantaged, while strengthening the bond of families.
The Measles Initiative is a partnership committed to reducing measles deaths globally. Launched in 2001, the Initiative led by the American Red Cross, the United Nations Foundation, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UNICEF and the World Health Organization provides technical and financial support to governments and communities on vaccination campaigns and disease surveillance worldwide.
The mHealth Alliance seeks to leverage the global reach of wireless networks and mobile devices to improve health outcomes in underserved communities through co-development and deployment of innovative, interoperable mobile health (mHealth) solutions.
ABC News and the UN Foundation launched an initiative engaging millions of Americans to support millions of moms across the globe around the critical issues of pregnancy, childbirth and children's health. Using the latest in social media strategies together with world-class broadcast and digital news platforms, this initiative is building a vibrant community that connects moms everywhere around things all mothers care about: the right nutrition to support their pregnancies, trained midwives to assist in safe deliveries of newborns, and vaccines that allow children to survive to celebrate their first birthdays and beyond.
The Italian Ministry for the Environment Land and Sea was established in 1986, which was originally named as The Italian Ministry for the Environment and Territory (IMET) and renamed as in 2006. Within its scope of competency lie responsibilities related to: sustainable development, protection of territory, pollution and industrial risks, international protection of the environment, appraisal of environmental impact, nature conservation, waste and cleanup, and protection of seas and inland waters. The Italian Ministry for the Environment Land and Sea is strongly committed to promoting and supporting international partnership and cooperation towards global sustainable development.
The Department of Antiquities (DOA) is the Jordanian institution that is mandated by law to be responsible for the management, supervision, registration, protection, conservation and presentation of antiquities. It was established in 1928 with the main objective of uncovering, protecting and conserving archaeological sites in Jordan.
Since 1888, National Geographic's Mission Programs support critical expeditions and scientific fieldwork, encourage geography education for students, promote natural and cultural conservation, and inspire audiences through new media, vibrant exhibitions, and live events.
Building off the successful Nothing But Nets' campaign, the United Nations Foundation is working with international partners to bring the movement to end malaria to the Republic of Korea. Nets Go! is an initiative of the United Nations Foundation to raise awareness and funds to prevent malaria in Africa, a leading killer of children in Africa. Nets Go! was previewed in Seoul City Plaza on World Malaria Day, April 25, 2010, with a display of over one hundred bed nets.
The Open Society Policy Center (OSPC) is a non-partisan organization that engages in policy advocacy on U.S. and international issues, including domestic civil liberties, multilateralism, economic development, civil rights, human rights, women's rights and criminal justice reform.