Emma Watson Commemorates Two Years Of HeForShe

Emma Watson Commemorates Two Years Of HeForShe Sep 27, 2016

Actor Emma Watson extolled the work of activists and asked them to recommit to gender equality at the UN Women HeForShe second anniversary event, held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. More
UNICEF Launches World Version Of John Lennon's Imagine

UNICEF Launches World Version Of John Lennon's Imagine Sep 26, 2016

UNICEF has launched the world version of John Lennon's classic song Imagine today with the support of Yoko Ono, David Guetta and people from over 140 countries around the world. More
Stephen Curry Renews Commitment To Malaria

Stephen Curry Renews Commitment To Malaria Sep 22, 2016

Recently, Golden State Warriors point guard and two-time NBA MVP, Stephen Curry, took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco for the first time to talk about his passion projects including his work fighting malaria with the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign and his involvement with tech startup Slyce. More
Emma Watson Helps Launch New UN Women HeForShe IMPACT Report

Emma Watson Helps Launch New UN Women HeForShe IMPACT Report Sep 22, 2016

At the sidelines of the 71st United Nations General Assembly this week, UN Women unveiled the first-ever HeForShe IMPACT 10×10×10 University Parity Report. More
Ben Stiller Helps Hand Over Global Refugee Petition

Ben Stiller Helps Hand Over Global Refugee Petition Sep 19, 2016

Days ahead of a landmark international summit on refugees and migrants, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, last week delivered an unprecedented petition in support of refugees. More
Stars And Leaders Attend Final Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Stars And Leaders Attend Final Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting Sep 19, 2016

On September 19-21, President Bill Clinton and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton will host the 12th and final Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York City. More
Sully Film Features Red Cross Volunteers

Sully Film Features Red Cross Volunteers Sep 15, 2016

The American Red Cross is proud to be featured in SULLY, the newly released film featuring the “Miracle on the Hudson” and the aftermath experienced by hero pilot Captain Chelsley “Sully” Sullenberger. More
Ewan McGregor To Be Honored With Britannia Humanitarian Award

Ewan McGregor To Be Honored With Britannia Humanitarian Award Sep 14, 2016

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce it will honor actor-director Ewan McGregor, OBE, with the Britannia Humanitarian Award at this year’s British Academy Britannia Awards. More
The Elders Hail Germany's Engagement On Refugee And Migration Issues

The Elders Hail Germany's Engagement On Refugee And Migration Issues Sep 14, 2016

The Elders this week welcomed Germany’s engagement and efforts on refugee and migration issues, and called for greater European and global responsibility-sharing as part of a wider, comprehensive approach. More
Cate Blanchett Video Highlights What Refugees Take When They Flee

Cate Blanchett Video Highlights What Refugees Take When They Flee Sep 13, 2016

In the moment they flee, refugees cast a last desperate look around their homes and grab a few vital possessions to take into exile. More
George Clooney And Don Cheadle Help Release Groundbreaking Report On War Profiteering In South Sudan

George Clooney And Don Cheadle Help Release Groundbreaking Report On War Profiteering In South Sudan Sep 12, 2016

Today, The Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by George Clooney and John Prendergast, presented a new, groundbreaking report War Crimes Shouldn’t Pay: Stopping the looting and destruction in South Sudan." More
Dikembe Mutombo Visits Mozambique With UNICEF

Dikembe Mutombo Visits Mozambique With UNICEF Sep 12, 2016

U.S. Fund for UNICEF National Board Member Dikembe Mutombo joined Eric Bledsoe of the Phoenix Suns and Caryl Stern, President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, on a field visit to Maputo, Mozambique last week to see UNICEF’s lifesaving work in action. More
Angelina Jolie Visits Azraq Refugee Camp In Jordan

Angelina Jolie Visits Azraq Refugee Camp In Jordan Sep 12, 2016

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie was in Jordan last week to visit refugees, and made the following statement. More
FC Barcelona And Spain’s 5-A-Side Blind Team Celebrate The Power Of Inclusive Sport For Children

FC Barcelona And Spain’s 5-A-Side Blind Team Celebrate The Power Of Inclusive Sport For Children Sep 9, 2016

A new video featuring star-football players from FC Barcelona and the Spanish National 5-a-side blind football team was released today to celebrate the importance of inclusive play for children and the beginning of the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. More
UN Women To Mark Second Anniversary Of HeForShe Movement

UN Women To Mark Second Anniversary Of HeForShe Movement Sep 9, 2016

To mark the second anniversary of UN Women's HeForShe Initiative, IMPACT 10×10×10 Champions: His Excellency Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland; Bob Moritz, Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited; and Samuel L. Stanley Jr., President of Stony Brook University, will host an evening reception at the Museum of Modern Art, bringing together world leaders, change-makers, activists and celebrities at the forefront of the HeForShe movement. More
Global Stars Unite To Combat Illiteracy On International Literacy Day

Global Stars Unite To Combat Illiteracy On International Literacy Day Sep 8, 2016

o celebrate the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day, 26 of the world’s most high profile personalities from film, music, politics and the arts, have joined forces to raise awareness for literacy with one common goal in mind: by 2030, no child will be born at risk of poor literacy. More
George Clooney And Don Cheadle To Help Present Results Of Investigation Into War Profiteers

George Clooney And Don Cheadle To Help Present Results Of Investigation Into War Profiteers Sep 7, 2016

On Monday, September 12, The Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by John Prendergast and George Clooney, will present the findings of a groundbreaking two-year investigation into the networks of South Sudan’s senior officials and their international facilitators, whose violent competition over corruption opportunities has turned their country into one of world’s deadliest war zones. More
Ban Ki-moon Engages With Youth In Myanmar On Peace And Reconciliation

Ban Ki-moon Engages With Youth In Myanmar On Peace And Reconciliation Sep 7, 2016

Ahead of his attendance at the 21st Century Panglong Conference and high level meetings last week, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reached out to young people from Myanmar through U-Report, a recently launched youth engagement tool that provides a platform for young people to raise their voices on issues that matter to them. More
Bono - UNHCR Needs More Support To Aid Boko Haram Displaced

Bono - UNHCR Needs More Support To Aid Boko Haram Displaced Sep 6, 2016

Bono is warning that thousands of children are facing hunger as UN agencies confront funding shortfalls. More
The Elders Welcome Myanmar Peace Conference

The Elders Welcome Myanmar Peace Conference Sep 5, 2016

The Elders warmly welcome the Union Peace Conference convened by State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. More
The Elders Welcome Historic Colombia Peace Agreement

The Elders Welcome Historic Colombia Peace Agreement Aug 26, 2016

The Elders welcome the historic peace agreement signed yesterday between the Government of Colombia and the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) guerrilla movement that brings to an end more than five decades of conflict. More
River Street Theater Company Presents 110 Stories

River Street Theater Company Presents 110 Stories Aug 24, 2016

Celebrities are expected to turnout for a special 9.11 benefit performance for non-profit River Street Theater Company of 110 Stories to be presented on Sept 10th and Sept. 11th. More
Garth Brooks Issues Call To Action To Help Louisiana Flood Victims

Garth Brooks Issues Call To Action To Help Louisiana Flood Victims Aug 23, 2016

Last night, Garth Brooks issued a call to action to help the Louisiana flood victims during Inside Studio G: A Monday Night Conversation, his weekly Facebook Live series that features personal stories from Garth’s time on the road, insight into the creation of his new album, and even some sneak peeks at the new music and lyrics. More
The Elders Urge SADC Leaders To Support Smooth Transition In Zimbabwe

The Elders Urge SADC Leaders To Support Smooth Transition In Zimbabwe Aug 23, 2016

The Elders have called on the heads of state of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to consider how they can support a successful and inclusive transition in Zimbabwe that will return stability and growth to the country. More
The Elders Condemn Violence Against Civilians In Aleppo

The Elders Condemn Violence Against Civilians In Aleppo Aug 22, 2016

The Elders condemn the horrific violence being inflicted on civilians in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. They deplore the devastating attacks on hospitals, schools, food stores as well as water, sanitation and electricity infrastructure. More
Amber Heard Donates Entire Divorce Settlement To Charity

Amber Heard Donates Entire Divorce Settlement To Charity Aug 22, 2016

Amber Heard is no longer married to Johnny Depp. The two settled out of court, and she received a $7 million divorce settlement. In what many are seeing as a surprise move of generosity, a power move to take back the narrative, Ms. Heard had donated the entire amount of her settlement to charity. More
Zade Dirani Named UNICEF Regional Ambassador For The Middle East And North Africa

Zade Dirani Named UNICEF Regional Ambassador For The Middle East And North Africa Aug 19, 2016

UNICEF has appointed world famous Jordanian pianist and composer, Zade Dirani, as Regional Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa with a special focus on advocating for the most marginalised children especially those caught in conflict, violence and poverty. More
Stephen Curry To Take The Stage At TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2016

Stephen Curry To Take The Stage At TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2016 Aug 18, 2016

TechCrunch announced today that two-time NBA MVP and Golden State Warriors point guard, Stephen Curry, will be speaking onstage for the first time ever at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco on Tuesday, September 13th at 5:30pm PT, where he’ll talk about his roles as a tech startup investor, philanthropist and athlete. More
Taylor Swift And Lady Gaga Donate To Louisiana Flood Relief

Taylor Swift And Lady Gaga Donate To Louisiana Flood Relief Aug 17, 2016

Taylor Swift has announced she is donating $1 million to help victims of the floods that have killed at least 11 people and left thousands homeless in Louisiana. More
Usain Bolt Joins HeForShe Campaign

Usain Bolt Joins HeForShe Campaign Aug 16, 2016

Usain Bolt, Jamaica’s Olympic champion and “the fastest man in the world” has signed on to UN Women's HeForShe Campaign. More