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A 12-year-old's 18-hour work day

(Part two of Elizabeth Gore's blog series on Ethiopia) In a small one-room education center next to the bus stop in a slum in Addis...

The United Nations Foundation is in every corner of Ethiopia

The UN Foundation’s executive director of global partnerships just wrapped up an extensive trip to Ethiopia, which brought her from rural...

Young Delegates Turn to the UN

Ask Generation Y (20-somethings) to name one reason they get involved with international causes and likely, you will receive a host of varying...

Largest Investor Group Ever Calls for Strong Climate Change Agreement

Investors are sounding the alarm on climate change. On September 16, 2009, the world’s largest global investors issued a joint call for...

Experts Bridge Chasm Between Technology and Development

Around the world, 5.7 billion people live in countries where infrastructure, healthcare, and social services are often unreliable or...

The Galapagos Islands - Biodiversity on the Brink

Many of us first read about the Galápagos Islands in a high school biology text book. Charles Darwin's famous theory of evolution was...

Delivering Hope to Refugees in Uganda

Malaria is the number one killer of refugees in Africa. For people who have lost so much, a bed net can mean life or death. I traveled to Uganda...

Phone calls and nets comfort DRC refugees

We're helping more than 60,000 refugees in Uganda who fled the conflict in Democractic Republic of Congo by giving them protective bed nets and...

Net distribution impact reaches far & wide

In the fall of 2008, our Nothing But Nets campaign helped to distribute 855,000 insecticide-treated bed nets as part of an integrated...

$1 Can Keep Measles Away

In many parts of the world, mothers still fear that they may lose their children to measles. An estimated 540 children die each day from the...