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David Cook Visits UN's Biruh Tesfa program in Ethiopia

Season 7 American Idol winner David Cook visited programs in Ethiopia to see firsthand how the UN Foundation is supporting the work of the UN to...

VIDEO: Senator Timothy E. Wirth on This Is America

Senator Wirth discusses the work of the UN Foundation to help the UN address some of the world’s most pressing issues. He reviews the...

The UN: a Global Champion for Women and Girls

Empowering women and girls around the world is widely recognized as one of the most important and effective means of advancing global health,...

Usher Inspires Youth to Mobilize for Haiti

In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, music legend Usher Raymond IV teamed up with us to help the victims. Through his non-profit,...

Communications saves lives, brings hope after Haiti earthquake

After a deadly earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, millions of people faced the isolating reality of having no telephone or Internet...

Could you survive on 13 liters of water a day?

(Part seven of Elizabeth Gore's blog series on Ethiopia) Driving to the Mai-Aini UNHCR refugee camp, two things struck me: the...

Sending anti-malaria nets to refugees in Ethiopia

(Part six of Elizabeth Gore's blog series on Ethiopia) Standing in Mai-Aini refugee camp in Ethiopia, I was reminded why it is...

Selam: The bravest girl in Ethiopia, fighting malaria

(Part five of Elizabeth Gore's blog series on Ethiopia) Selam, an Eritrean girl I met today, might be the most beautiful child I have...

A shining example of a woman's work

(Part four of Elizabeth Gore's blog series on Ethiopia) It was a pleasure to visit Sesuagno Mola, who lives in a small village one hour...

Girls are the future of Ethiopia

(Part three of Elizabeth Gore's blog series on Ethiopia) I am sitting in the small village of Lalibela, a sub-district of Achefer in...