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
Pathway To Paris: Concert To Fight Climate Change

Pathway To Paris: Concert To Fight Climate Change Aug 11, 2017

Pathway to Paris, a climate change initiative focused on turning the Paris Agreement into reality, will partner with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and 350.org for a concert on climate action, to be held at Carnegie Hall in New York City on November 5, 2017. More
Felipe Lopez Fights Malaria In The Dominican Republic With Nothing But Nets

Felipe Lopez Fights Malaria In The Dominican Republic With Nothing But Nets Aug 10, 2017

Former NBA player and NBA Cares Ambassador Felipe Lopez recently traveled with the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign to Dajabon, Dominican Republic to help fight malaria. More
Heidi Klum, Christian Siriano, Jason Wu, Isaac Mizrahi And More Join Charitybuzz Fashion Auction

Heidi Klum, Christian Siriano, Jason Wu, Isaac Mizrahi And More Join Charitybuzz Fashion Auction Aug 9, 2017

Charitybuzz is changing online fundraising by design with the introduction of their first ever curated Fashion Auction, part of this year’s successful Charitybuzz Curates program. More
Game Of Thrones Star Has Birthday Wish For A Healthy Planet

Game Of Thrones Star Has Birthday Wish For A Healthy Planet Jul 24, 2017

As part of his 47th birthday celebrations, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador and the actor playing the role of Jaime Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, is calling on his friends, family and fans to help him raise funds to support UN climate action programmes. More
Don Henley Performs Exclusive Concert To Benefit Oceana And The Walden Woods Project

Don Henley Performs Exclusive Concert To Benefit Oceana And The Walden Woods Project Jul 21, 2017

A plethora of stars attended an exclusive concert by Don Henley and friends Jackson Browne and Bill Murray in support of Oceana and The Walden Woods Project. More
Nia Long To Fight Malaria in Tanzania With Nothing But Nets

Nia Long To Fight Malaria in Tanzania With Nothing But Nets Jul 21, 2017

In a few weeks, actress Nia Long and her son Massai Dorsey Jr. will travel to Tanzania to support the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign in its global fight against malaria. More
Celebrities Join Group Of Humanitarian Organizations To Fight Famine

Celebrities Join Group Of Humanitarian Organizations To Fight Famine Jul 21, 2017

For the first time, eight of the leading U.S.-based international relief organizations have joined forces to urge the American public to donate to the new Hunger Relief Fund in response to looming famines and persistent hunger threatening millions of people in South Sudan, Nigeria, Yemen, Somalia and neighboring countries. More
Ted Danson, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston Help Raise $1.2 million For Ocean Conservation

Ted Danson, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston Help Raise $1.2 million For Ocean Conservation Jul 19, 2017

Ted Danson, Sam Waterston, Lily Tomlin, Alison Pill, Angela Kinsey, Oscar Nunez, Stephanie Cayo, Briana Evigan, Heidi Nazarudin, Christina Ochoa, and Sally Pressman were among those who attended the 10th annual SeaChange Summer Party in Laguna Beach on Saturday evening to support Oceana, the world’s largest ocean conservation organization. More
Mandela's Vision For A Better World

Mandela's Vision For A Better World Jul 18, 2017

Tuesday 18th July 2017 marks a significant milestone for The Elders as they celebrate ten years since Nelson Mandela founded the group, brought together for peace, justice and human rights. More
Don Henley To Host Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award Dinner

Don Henley To Host Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award Dinner Jul 18, 2017

Don Henley is set to host the Walden Woods Project Global Environmental Leadership Award Dinner in September. More
Kristin Davis To Introduce An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power At Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival

Kristin Davis To Introduce An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power At Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival Jul 14, 2017

KCETLink Media Group, the national independent broadcast and digital media network, has announced that its two services, KCET public television in Los Angeles and independent satellite network Link TV nationwide, will launch the EARTH FOCUS ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles on July 27 with a private opening night reception and screening of the upcoming much-buzzed about Al Gore documentary “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” from Paramount Pictures and Participant Media. More
Oceana And The Walden Woods Project Present Rock Under The Stars With Don Henley And Friends

Oceana And The Walden Woods Project Present Rock Under The Stars With Don Henley And Friends Jul 14, 2017

Oceana and the Walden Woods Project present Rock Under The Stars with Don Henley and Friends next week. More
Jane Goodall And WETA Digital Speak Out Against Using Live Animals In Entertainment

Jane Goodall And WETA Digital Speak Out Against Using Live Animals In Entertainment Jul 13, 2017

Jane Goodall met the team at WETA Digital when she was in New Zealand recently, and talked about stopping the use of live animals in the entertainment industry. More
Sam Waterston And Lily Tomlin To Be Honored At Oceana SeaChange Summer Party

Sam Waterston And Lily Tomlin To Be Honored At Oceana SeaChange Summer Party Jul 11, 2017

Oceana, the largest international advocacy organization focused solely on ocean conservation, will host the 10th annual SeaChange Summer Party. More
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Joins The Elders

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Joins The Elders Jul 3, 2017

The Elders are delighted to announce that former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has accepted their invitation to join the group. More
Leonardo DiCaprio Continues Efforts To Protect Endangered Vaquita

Leonardo DiCaprio Continues Efforts To Protect Endangered Vaquita Jul 3, 2017

Last month, during a meeting between President Enrique Peña Nieto, Leonardo DiCaprio, Carlos Slim, and senior government officials at the Official Residence of Los Pinos, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed agreeing to make major commitments to protect valuable marine ecosystems in the Gulf of California. More
Paul Simon Tour Reaches Halfway Point In Support Of Half-Earth Project

Paul Simon Tour Reaches Halfway Point In Support Of Half-Earth Project Jun 21, 2017

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Paul Simon has reached the midpoint in his month-long tour to raise awareness of the importance of protecting the planet’s biodiversity. More
Barbra Streisand Gives Support To Clinton Foundation Appeal

Barbra Streisand Gives Support To Clinton Foundation Appeal Jun 21, 2017

President Clinton is currently matching donations to the Clinton Foundation, and longtime supporter Barbra Streisand has reached out to fans via a Clinton Foundation newsletter to urge fans to give generously. More
Kofi Annan: Why Are Only Poor Countries Taking Refugees?

Kofi Annan: Why Are Only Poor Countries Taking Refugees? Jun 21, 2017

Kofi Annan, Chair of The Elders, has written in TIME Magazine on World Refugee Day. More