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
Honorees Announced for 2018 World of Children Awards Ceremony and Benefit

Honorees Announced for 2018 World of Children Awards Ceremony and Benefit Sep 24, 2018

World of Children, a global recognition and funding organization for individuals exclusively serving the needs of vulnerable children, revealed today its 2018 award winners. More
The Elders Urge World Leaders To Step Up Efforts To Eradicate Tuberculosis

The Elders Urge World Leaders To Step Up Efforts To Eradicate Tuberculosis Sep 21, 2018

The Elders have written to twelve key world leaders urging them to step up their efforts to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) and attend a United Nations summit in New York on the topic on 26 September. More
Decisive Action From Russia, Iran and Turkey Required to Avoid Needless Deaths in Idlib Siege

Decisive Action From Russia, Iran and Turkey Required to Avoid Needless Deaths in Idlib Siege Sep 18, 2018

The Elders strongly urge the three guarantors of the “Astana Process” – Iran, Russia and Turkey – to overcome their recent differences and work hand-in-hand to prevent heavy civilian casualties in Syria’s Idlib region. A large-scale offensive there appears imminent. More
TIDAL X: BROOKLYN Returns to Barclays Center

TIDAL X: BROOKLYN Returns to Barclays Center Sep 14, 2018

Global music and video streaming platform, TIDAL, has announced the 4th Annual “TIDAL X: BROOKLYN” philanthropic concert taking place on Tuesday, October 23rd at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. More
The Elders Commend Indian Leaders For Ambitious Healthcare Reforms

The Elders Commend Indian Leaders For Ambitious Healthcare Reforms Sep 11, 2018

The Elders concluded a visit to India by commending the country’s leaders at national and state level for a series of ambitious health reforms which have the potential to improve the health and wellbeing of hundreds of millions of people. More
The Elders Urge Increased Public Financing And Political Will To Deliver UHC In India

The Elders Urge Increased Public Financing And Political Will To Deliver UHC In India Sep 10, 2018

The Elders today called on India’s leaders to increase public financing on health and show sustained political commitment to deliver Universal Health Coverage (UHC) which would help lift tens of millions of people out of poor health and poverty. More
Gigi Hadid Visits UNICEF Programming In Bangladesh

Gigi Hadid Visits UNICEF Programming In Bangladesh Aug 27, 2018

International supermodel and UNICEF Supporter Gigi Hadid traveled with UNICEF USA to Bangladesh last week, promoting the rights and well-being of every child. More
The Elders Call For Restraint And Justice In Zimbabwe To Honor Kofi Annan's Legacy

The Elders Call For Restraint And Justice In Zimbabwe To Honor Kofi Annan's Legacy Aug 24, 2018

The Elders today urged Zimbabweans at every level in society to uphold the democratic rights to justice and peaceful protest, and refrain from words or actions that could incite violence, drawing on the counsel of their late Chair, Kofi Annan (1938-2018). More
Leaders, Charities And Stars Mourn The Loss Of Kofi Annan

Leaders, Charities And Stars Mourn The Loss Of Kofi Annan Aug 20, 2018

The Elders are shocked and deeply saddened at the passing of their dear friend and colleague Kofi Annan, who was the globally admired and respected Chair of The Elders. More
Gugu Mbatha-Raw Meets Refugees in Rwanda with UNHCR

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Meets Refugees in Rwanda with UNHCR Aug 14, 2018

British Hollywood actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw met with refugees this week in Rwanda’s Mahama and Gihembe refugee camps, on her first trip with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. More
One Refugee to Host Human Rights Advocate Ishmael Beah

One Refugee to Host Human Rights Advocate Ishmael Beah Aug 13, 2018

One Refugee, a nonprofit organization supporting refugees in Utah through education and career initiatives, will host an evening of inspirational storytelling with New York Times bestselling author and human rights advocate Ishmael Beah on August 17, 2018. More
Your Chance To Meet Ricky Martin In Prague

Your Chance To Meet Ricky Martin In Prague Aug 10, 2018

For as little as a $10 donation, Ricky Martin fans can win the ultimate prize – meeting Ricky himself in Prague, the last stop on his Ricky Martin Live tour.

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The Elders Urge Zimbabwe To Cease The Violence

The Elders Urge Zimbabwe To Cease The Violence Aug 6, 2018

The Elders today call on all parties in Zimbabwe to show restraint and calm as the country decides its future. More
Uzo Aduba, Amber Heard, Padma Lakshmi To Speak At 9th Annual Social Good Summit

Uzo Aduba, Amber Heard, Padma Lakshmi To Speak At 9th Annual Social Good Summit Aug 3, 2018

The annual Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of global thought leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and influential voices around the globe, today announced the initial roster of speakers for its 2018 edition. More
Theresa May Awards Outstanding Young UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Theresa May Awards Outstanding Young UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Aug 3, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May has recognised Muzoon Almellehan, from Newcastle, for supporting children uprooted by conflict to access education. More
Lilly Singh Visits South Africa To Meet Students Affected By Violence In School

Lilly Singh Visits South Africa To Meet Students Affected By Violence In School Jul 26, 2018

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Lilly Singh, travelled to South Africa this week to meet children who are speaking out on classroom violence and bullying, as part of UNICEF’s work to end violence in schools. More
UN Women Announces Marta Vieira da Silva As Goodwill Ambassador

UN Women Announces Marta Vieira da Silva As Goodwill Ambassador Jul 25, 2018

UN Women has announced the appointment of world-renowned Brazilian soccer player Marta Vieira da Silva as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for women and girls in sport. More
The Elders Call On All Zimbabweans To Put National Interest First As Poll Nears

The Elders Call On All Zimbabweans To Put National Interest First As Poll Nears Jul 24, 2018

The Elders have urged Zimbabweans to put the national interest first, reject violence at all stages in the electoral process, and work together to ensure a free, fair and transparent poll on 30 July. More
The Elders To Visit Zimbabwe

The Elders To Visit Zimbabwe Jul 18, 2018

The Elders, with the support of the Kofi Annan Foundation, will visit Zimbabwe from 19-21 July to meet political leaders and support all actors working for free, fair and transparent elections, an inclusive transition and a brighter future for the country. More
The Elders Meet Kuwaiti Leaders, Call For Greater Dialogue On Regional Security Issues

The Elders Meet Kuwaiti Leaders, Call For Greater Dialogue On Regional Security Issues Jul 4, 2018

The Elders and the Emir of Kuwait agreed that only dialogue and understanding can resolve political disputes and regional conflicts in the Middle East. More
Ben Stiller Named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Ben Stiller Named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Jul 3, 2018

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has announced the appointment of actor, director, producer and philanthropist Ben Stiller as its newest global Goodwill Ambassador. More
Halima Aden Announced As UNICEF Ambassador

Halima Aden Announced As UNICEF Ambassador Jul 3, 2018

UNICEF USA has appointed Somali-American supermodel and activist Halima Aden as the newest UNICEF Ambassador. More