The Elders Call For Fair Elections And Inclusive, Peaceful Transition In Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

The Elders Call For Fair Elections And Inclusive, Peaceful Transition In Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Nov 28, 2017

The Elders today called on all political, military and civil society leaders in Zimbabwe to work together towards free and fair elections and a peaceful, inclusive transition following the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe. More
The Elders Condemn Libya Slave Auctions, Demand Migrants' Rights Respected

The Elders Condemn Libya Slave Auctions, Demand Migrants' Rights Respected Nov 24, 2017

The Elders today strongly condemned “slave auctions” of African migrants in Libya and urged the international community to take all necessary steps to protect the rights and dignity of all people, especially vulnerable foreigners, in the conflict-wracked country. More
eBay Partners With Feeding America To Celebrate #GivingTuesday And Fight Hunger

eBay Partners With Feeding America To Celebrate #GivingTuesday And Fight Hunger Nov 23, 2017

Imagine the power of millions of people coming together to impact the world for good this holiday season. As part of its Giving Tuesday campaign, and ongoing commitment to make a meaningful difference through commerce, eBay today announced its fourth annual #GivingTuesday campaign, supporting Feeding America in its fight to end hunger. More
Lin-Manuel Miranda And Vanessa Nadal Offer Chance To Attend Hamilton London Opening

Lin-Manuel Miranda And Vanessa Nadal Offer Chance To Attend Hamilton London Opening Nov 15, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda, his wife Vanessa Nadal, and Prizeo, the online platform that democratizes giving, announced today that they are offering the chance for one lucky fan and a guest to attend the West End opening night of the musical Hamilton in London on December 21, 2017. More
Rob and Marisol Thomas Honored at Annual Benefit for The Humane Society of the United States

Rob and Marisol Thomas Honored at Annual Benefit for The Humane Society of the United States Nov 15, 2017

The Humane Society of the United States honored Sidewalk Angels Foundation, founded by Grammy Award-winning artist Rob Thomas and his philanthropist wife Marisol Thomas and luxury beauty brand Moroccanoil last week at the 2017 To the Rescue! New York gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. More
The Elders Urge End Of Yemen Blockade To Avert Further Humanitarian Crisis

The Elders Urge End Of Yemen Blockade To Avert Further Humanitarian Crisis Nov 14, 2017

The Elders today called on Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners to lift the land, sea, and air blockade of Yemen to avert an escalation of the humanitarian disaster in the war-stricken country. More
The Elders Stand In Solidarity With Pope Francis On Peace, Refugees, Climate

The Elders Stand In Solidarity With Pope Francis On Peace, Refugees, Climate Nov 9, 2017

The Elders met His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday 6 November to express their appreciation and support for his work on global peace, refugees and migration, and climate change. More
Pathway To Paris Celebrates Successful Carnegie Hall Concert For Climate Action

Pathway To Paris Celebrates Successful Carnegie Hall Concert For Climate Action Nov 8, 2017

Pathway to Paris gave voice to the urgent issue of climate change on Sunday night at Carnegie Hall, celebrating the launch of its 1,000 Cities initiative and the organization’s three years of environmental advocacy. More
The Elders Call For Restraint And Reforms After Kenyan Elections

The Elders Call For Restraint And Reforms After Kenyan Elections Nov 8, 2017

The Elders expressed grave concern about the political crisis in Kenya that has erupted in the wake of the recent presidential election.

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Bob Weir Appointed UN Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador

Bob Weir Appointed UN Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador Nov 7, 2017

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) last month appointed legendary musician and founding member of the Grateful Dead and Dead & Company Bob Weir as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. More
Newman's Own Foundation Honors Senators Bob and Elizabeth Dole For Their Longtime Support of Veterans

Newman's Own Foundation Honors Senators Bob and Elizabeth Dole For Their Longtime Support of Veterans Nov 2, 2017

Newman's Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, honored Senators Bob and Elizabeth Dole for their commitment to public service and especially their devoted leadership and support of veterans. More
Josh Duhamel To Be Honored At WildAid Gala

Josh Duhamel To Be Honored At WildAid Gala Oct 31, 2017

WildAid, the global nonprofit organization leading the fight to end the illegal wildlife trade, announced its annual fundraising gala, “An Evening with WildAid,” will take place November 11 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. More
The Elders Call On Myanmar To Allow Return Of Displaced Rohingya

The Elders Call On Myanmar To Allow Return Of Displaced Rohingya Oct 27, 2017

The Elders today called on Myanmar’s government and military leaders to end all military operations in Rakhine State, and allow hundreds of thousands of displaced Rohingya in Bangladesh and other countries to return. More
UN Foundation Hosts 2017 Global Leadership Dinner

UN Foundation Hosts 2017 Global Leadership Dinner Oct 23, 2017

In recognition of the exemplary individuals, organizations, and corporations who have dedicated their time and resources to support the work of the United Nations and the Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) honored five recipients with the 2017 Global Leadership Awards at the annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York City. More
Bette Midler Auctions Hulaween Costumes For New York Restoration Project

Bette Midler Auctions Hulaween Costumes For New York Restoration Project Oct 20, 2017

In anticipation of her annual Hulaween bash, Bette Midler is auctioning off three of the fabulous costumes she has worn in years past. More
The Elders Applaud Palestinian Reconciliation; Renew Call For End To Blockade Of Gaza

The Elders Applaud Palestinian Reconciliation; Renew Call For End To Blockade Of Gaza Oct 18, 2017

The Elders warmly welcomed the reconciliation agreement reached by Fatah and Hamas in Cairo last Thursday. More
The Elders Deplore US Decertification Of Iran Nuclear Deal As Threat To Peace

The Elders Deplore US Decertification Of Iran Nuclear Deal As Threat To Peace Oct 17, 2017

The Elders have deplored in the strongest terms the decision of US President Donald Trump to decertify the Iran nuclear deal as a threat to global peace and stability. More
HSUS To Honor Rob Thomas At 2017 To The Rescue! New York Gala

HSUS To Honor Rob Thomas At 2017 To The Rescue! New York Gala Oct 17, 2017

The Humane Society of the United States will honor Sidewalk Angels Foundation, founded by Grammy Award-winning artist Rob Thomas and his philanthropist wife Marisol Thomas and luxury beauty brand Moroccanoil at its 2017 To the Rescue! New York gala. More
The Elders Express Dismay At United States And Israel Withdrawal From UNESCO

The Elders Express Dismay At United States And Israel Withdrawal From UNESCO Oct 16, 2017

The Elders have expressed dismay over the announcements by the United States and Israel that they intend to withdraw from membership of UNESCO, the UN’s education, social and cultural organisation. More
United Nations Foundation To Host 2017 Global Leadership Dinner

United Nations Foundation To Host 2017 Global Leadership Dinner Oct 13, 2017

The United Nations Foundation will host the 2017 Global Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in New York to recognize the achievement of leaders who have helped tackle the world’s most pressing global challenges. More
Nonprofits And Celebrities Join Forces To Combat HIV And Malaria In Malawi

Nonprofits And Celebrities Join Forces To Combat HIV And Malaria In Malawi Oct 9, 2017

The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) and the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign announced today a partnership to combat HIV and malaria in southern rural Malawi. More
The Elders Call For Dialogue And Restraint Over Catalonia Crisis

The Elders Call For Dialogue And Restraint Over Catalonia Crisis Oct 9, 2017

The Elders today expressed their deep concern at the recent violent confrontation in Catalonia and urged both sides to pursue a peaceful resolution through dialogue. More
Farm Aid Expands Family Farm Disaster Fund Relief To Include Puerto Rico And The U.S. Virgin Islands

Farm Aid Expands Family Farm Disaster Fund Relief To Include Puerto Rico And The U.S. Virgin Islands Oct 2, 2017

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have caused historic destruction in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean. In early September, Farm Aid activated its Family Farm Disaster Fund to provide aid to organizations helping family farmers affected by Hurricane Harvey, and later expanded to include those affected by Hurricane Irma. More
The Elders Urge Strong Multilateral Response To DPRK Nuclear Tensions

The Elders Urge Strong Multilateral Response To DPRK Nuclear Tensions Sep 22, 2017

The Elders today urged the leaders of the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to address nuclear tensions in a calm, sober and respectful way, to avoid further escalation and potentially devastating military conflict. More
David Suzuki - LNG Is Not The Clean Fuel You May Think It Is

David Suzuki - LNG Is Not The Clean Fuel You May Think It Is Sep 21, 2017

Environmentalist David Suzuki offers these facts about fracking, busting the myths surrounding natural gas / methane: More
Bill Clinton Honors Ted Danson At Oceana Gala

Bill Clinton Honors Ted Danson At Oceana Gala Sep 14, 2017

In a surprise appearance at Oceana's New York Gala last night, former president Bill Clinton presented actor and Oceana board member Ted Danson with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his three decades of ocean advocacy. More
Social Good Summit Kicks Off UN General Assembly

Social Good Summit Kicks Off UN General Assembly Sep 14, 2017

The Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of world leaders, global activists and influencers in the arts, technology and entertainment, will once again kick off the United Nations General Assembly with a symposium of globally-recognized speakers discussing innovations in media and technology to make the world a better place by 2030. More
Stars Donate To Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Stars Donate To Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts Aug 31, 2017

Stars have been showing their support for victims of Hurricane Harvey this week. More
Jackie Chan Fights For Pangolin Conservation

Jackie Chan Fights For Pangolin Conservation Aug 29, 2017

Martial arts superstar and wildlife champion Jackie Chan is calling for an end to consuming pangolin products in a new public service announcement for WildAid and The Nature Conservancy. More
Newman's Own Celebrates 35 Years Of Giving

Newman's Own Celebrates 35 Years Of Giving Aug 23, 2017

It was on August 25, 1982, that Newman’s Own shipped its first bottles of salad dressing. More