The Elders Challenge Leaders To Confront Migration Lies And Make UN Deal A Success

The Elders Challenge Leaders To Confront Migration Lies And Make UN Deal A Success Dec 13, 2018

The Elders today welcomed the signing of the United Nations Global Compact for Migration in Marrakesh as a means of strengthening nation states’ ability to manage migratory flows by emphasising coordination and solidarity. More
Margaret Atwood Honored At Equality Now's Make Equality Reality Gala

Margaret Atwood Honored At Equality Now's Make Equality Reality Gala Dec 6, 2018

Leading women’s rights organization Equality Now honored author Margaret Atwood as a longtime icon and champion of women’s rights, as well as philanthropist and behavioral geneticist Sue Smalley, Ph.D. for her invaluable part in making gender equality a reality through her role on Equality Now’s Board of Directors, at their annual Make Equality Reality Gala in Los Angeles on Monday, December 3, at the Beverly Hilton. More
Danai Gurira Named Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women

Danai Gurira Named Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women Dec 4, 2018

Danai Gurira, one of the stars of hit movies “Black Panther” and “Avengers: Infinity War,” in her role as General Okoye, has been named a Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, lending her name and dedicating her support to gender equality and women’s rights. More
The Elders Demand Urgent Climate Action At G20 Summit

The Elders Demand Urgent Climate Action At G20 Summit Dec 3, 2018

Failure by G20 countries to take decisive, long-overdue action to cut emissions and end fossil fuel subsidies would be a global betrayal that threatens irreversible climate catastrophe, The Elders warned today. More
Help Ringo Starr Support The George Harrison Fund For UNICEF

Help Ringo Starr Support The George Harrison Fund For UNICEF Nov 30, 2018

This giving season, Sir Ringo Starr is asking UNICEF supporters to join him in supporting the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF. More
The Elders Encourage Full Implementation Of Colombian Peace Deal

The Elders Encourage Full Implementation Of Colombian Peace Deal Nov 28, 2018

The Elders have written to the President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, to welcome his commitment to the peace agreement signed by his predecessor Jose Manuel Santos and to encourage its full implementation to further the causes of peace and reconciliation. More
Eric Cowell Takes Over His Dad's Music Empire This World Children's Day

Eric Cowell Takes Over His Dad's Music Empire This World Children's Day Nov 21, 2018

Eric Cowell, age four, has been spotted taking over his dad’s job for the day, as Simon Cowell and partner Lauren Silverman embrace World Children’s Day for UNICEF UK – a day of action for children, by children – by allowing Eric to dress up as his famous father and make all of the decisions for the day. More
Amandla Stenberg and Whitney Cummings Join Margaret Atwood and Sue Smalley for Make Equality Reality Gala

Amandla Stenberg and Whitney Cummings Join Margaret Atwood and Sue Smalley for Make Equality Reality Gala Nov 20, 2018

Leading women’s rights organization Equality Now will honor Amandla Stenberg with the inaugural Changemaker Award at their annual Make Equality Reality Gala in Los Angeles on Monday, December 3, at the Beverly Hilton. More
Millie Bobby Brown Leads Cast of Stars in New UNICEF Video

Millie Bobby Brown Leads Cast of Stars in New UNICEF Video Nov 16, 2018

Actress Millie Bobby Brown has teamed up with UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors Orlando Bloom, Liam Neeson and Lilly Singh; singer-songwriter Dua Lipa and performance artists Blue Man Group, in a new video released by UNICEF ahead of World Children’s Day, celebrated on 20 November. More
Helena Christensen Urges Support For World’s Most Underfunded Refugee Crisis

Helena Christensen Urges Support For World’s Most Underfunded Refugee Crisis Nov 15, 2018

UNHCR High profile supporter, model and photographer Helena Christensen is calling for urgent funding and global attention for Burundian refugees living in Rwanda following a trip with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. More
Mandy Moore Helps Raise Funds For Children Living In Emergency Situations

Mandy Moore Helps Raise Funds For Children Living In Emergency Situations Nov 12, 2018

Today, more than 500 million children are living in countries affected by emergencies such as conflicts and natural disasters. They are the most vulnerable group facing the highest risk of violence, exploitation, disease and neglect. More
Steven Spielberg and USC Shoah Foundation Honor Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks

Steven Spielberg and USC Shoah Foundation Honor Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks Nov 9, 2018

Steven Spielberg, founder of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, and his wife Kate Capshaw presented Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks with the Institute’s 2018 Ambassadors for Humanity Award at the organization’s annual gala Monday night in Los Angeles. More
International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner Raises $16.8 Million

International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner Raises $16.8 Million Nov 8, 2018

The International Rescue Committee honored designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg with the Freedom Award and Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, Inc. with the John C. Whitehead Humanitarian Award at the recent Rescue Dinner Benefit. More
Angelina Jolie Calls For Lasting Ceasefire In Yemen

Angelina Jolie Calls For Lasting Ceasefire In Yemen Nov 7, 2018

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie has called for the urgent establishment of a ceasefire in Yemen and a lasting settlement to the conflict. More
The Elders Call On UN Security Council To Take Urgent Action To Lift Yemen Blockade

The Elders Call On UN Security Council To Take Urgent Action To Lift Yemen Blockade Nov 2, 2018

The Elders have called on the United Nations Security Council to take urgent action to bring an end to the blockade of Yemen and avert a worsening humanitarian catastrophe. More
Mary Robinson Appointed New Chair of The Elders

Mary Robinson Appointed New Chair of The Elders Nov 2, 2018

The Elders announced today that their new Chair will be Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. More
Stars Help Raise £435,054 At UNICEF UK Halloween Ball

Stars Help Raise £435,054 At UNICEF UK Halloween Ball Nov 1, 2018

UNICEF UK Ambassadors and High Profile Supporters Rita Ora, Sir Chris Hoy, Martin Bell and Emma Willis led this week’s fantastical turn out for Unicef UK’s ‘Twisted Tales’ Halloween Ball raising £435,054 to support Unicef’s life-saving work for children in danger around the world. More
The Elders Call On Sri Lanka’s Leaders To Uphold Constitutional Law

The Elders Call On Sri Lanka’s Leaders To Uphold Constitutional Law Nov 1, 2018

The Elders have expressed their grave concern at the unprecedented situation in Sri Lanka following President Maithripala Sirisena’s unconstitutional decision to dismiss Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and suspend Parliament. More
Rita Ora Helps Launch New Cybersmile Foundation Campaign

Rita Ora Helps Launch New Cybersmile Foundation Campaign Oct 30, 2018

The Cybersmile Foundation has announced the launch of an exciting new partnership with leading cosmetics brand Rimmel that will be addressing the issues surrounding Beauty Cyberbullying and online abuse. More
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Carries Out Mission To Peru

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Carries Out Mission To Peru Oct 30, 2018

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie carried out an official visit to Peru last week. More
International Rescue Committee To Honor Diane von Furstenberg At 2018 Rescue Dinner

International Rescue Committee To Honor Diane von Furstenberg At 2018 Rescue Dinner Oct 29, 2018

The International Rescue Committee will hold its annual Rescue Dinner in New York this week. More
Soccer Aid 2018 Raises Record Breaking £6 Million

Soccer Aid 2018 Raises Record Breaking £6 Million Oct 25, 2018

Soccer Aid for UNICEF today announced that the 2018 campaign raised a record-breaking fundraising total of £6,746,557 – with 100% of the money going to Unicef’s vital work protecting children in danger around the world. More
Disney's New #DreamBigPrincess Campaign Pairs Aspiring Young Filmmakers With 20 Trailblazing Women

Disney's New #DreamBigPrincess Campaign Pairs Aspiring Young Filmmakers With 20 Trailblazing Women Oct 11, 2018

Ahead of International Day of the Girl (October 11), Disney launched a new global video series offering advice and inspiration on achieving success for the next generation of young leaders around the globe. More
PORTER Hosts Star-Studded Incredible Women Gala

PORTER Hosts Star-Studded Incredible Women Gala Oct 11, 2018

PORTER Editor-in-Chief, Lucy Yeomans, this week co-hosted the third annual Incredible Women Gala with Universal Pictures Chairman, Donna Langley, in association with Estée Lauder at The Ebell of Los Angeles. More
The Elders Demand Urgent Action To Avert Climate Disaster

The Elders Demand Urgent Action To Avert Climate Disaster Oct 10, 2018

The Elders today urged world leaders to meet and increase their political ambition and financial commitments so radical action is taken to keep global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees Celsius, in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. More
Cate Blanchett Speaks At UNHCR 2018 Nansen Refugee Awards

Cate Blanchett Speaks At UNHCR 2018 Nansen Refugee Awards Oct 4, 2018

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has honoured Dr. Evan Atar Adaha (Dr. Atar), a surgeon from South Sudan, with the 2018 Nansen Refugee Award at a ceremony in Geneva. More
Margaret Atwood To Be Honored At Make Equality Reality Gala

Margaret Atwood To Be Honored At Make Equality Reality Gala Oct 4, 2018

Leading women’s rights organization Equality Now will honor author Margaret Atwood and philanthropist and behavioral geneticist Sue Smalley, Ph.D. at their annual Make Equality Reality Gala in Los Angeles on Monday, December 3, 2018, at the Beverly Hilton. More
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau And Akon Lace Up Their Boots At The Global Goals World Cup

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau And Akon Lace Up Their Boots At The Global Goals World Cup Oct 3, 2018

UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon, the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, and R&B singer, Akon joined some of the world’s coolest amateur athletes at the 3rd annual Global Goals World Cup (GGWC). More
Porter's Third Annual Incredible Women Gala

Porter's Third Annual Incredible Women Gala Sep 27, 2018

PORTER’s Editor-in-Chief, Lucy Yeomans is to co-host the third annual Incredible Women Gala 2018 with Universal Pictures chairman, Donna Langley in association with Estée Lauder on Tuesday October 9 at The Ebell of Los Angeles. More
Vanessa Redgrave Meets Children And Young People In Lebanon

Vanessa Redgrave Meets Children And Young People In Lebanon Sep 24, 2018

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and renowned actress Vanessa Redgrave, met with Syrian, Palestinian and Lebanese children and youth in Lebanon during a two-day visit to the country this week. More