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
Join Edward Norton And Friends In NYC To Meet Radiohead

Join Edward Norton And Friends In NYC To Meet Radiohead Jul 2, 2018

Edward Norton is giving you the chance to join him in NYC to see Radiohead at Madison Square Garden. More
United Nations Development Programme Announces The Lion's Share Fund To Tackle Crisis In Wildlife Conservation

United Nations Development Programme Announces The Lion's Share Fund To Tackle Crisis In Wildlife Conservation Jun 22, 2018

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), FINCH and founding partner Mars, Incorporated today announced an initiative aimed at transforming the lives of animals across the world by asking advertisers to contribute a percentage of their media spend to conservation and animal welfare projects. More
The Elders Condemn US Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council

The Elders Condemn US Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council Jun 22, 2018

The Elders today condemned the decision of the United States to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council as an alarming act of isolationism that will make it harder to defend the rights and dignity of vulnerable people worldwide. More
UNHCR Supporter Ben Stiller In Special Edition Buzzfeed Tasty Video To Mark #WorldRefugeeDay

UNHCR Supporter Ben Stiller In Special Edition Buzzfeed Tasty Video To Mark #WorldRefugeeDay Jun 21, 2018

BuzzFeed and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, have teamed up to create a special edition Tasty video to celebrate World Refugee Day, featuring UNHCR Supporter and actor Ben Stiller. More
Equality Now Teams Up With Emmy Award-Winning Hulu Original Series The Handmaid's Tale

Equality Now Teams Up With Emmy Award-Winning Hulu Original Series The Handmaid's Tale Jun 21, 2018

International women’s rights organization Equality Now is unveiling a new campaign with Emmy Award-winning Hulu Original Series, The Handmaid’s Tale, which calls on people to use the power of their name and the power of the law to achieve equality for women and girls. More
Angelina Jolie Speaks From Domiz Refugee Camp In Iraq

Angelina Jolie Speaks From Domiz Refugee Camp In Iraq Jun 19, 2018

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie has spoken to journalists at Domiz refugee camp in Iraq. More
Eddie Redmayne Announces Exclusive Fantastic Beasts Experience To Help Fundraise For JK Rowling's Charity

Eddie Redmayne Announces Exclusive Fantastic Beasts Experience To Help Fundraise For JK Rowling's Charity Jun 19, 2018

JK Rowling's international nonprofit, The Lumos Foundation USA, is announcing a chance for donors to win a private screening of the new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald movie in their hometown in the campaign on CrowdRise, the world’s social fundraising leader. More
Angelina Jolie Visits West Mosul

Angelina Jolie Visits West Mosul Jun 18, 2018

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie last week visited West Mosul, less than a year after the city’s liberation in June and July 2017. More
The Elders Urge US, DPRK To Build On Singapore Summit With Hard Work For Peace

The Elders Urge US, DPRK To Build On Singapore Summit With Hard Work For Peace Jun 15, 2018

The Elders welcomed the historic summit held in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). More
Prince William To Visit Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Prince William To Visit Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories Jun 14, 2018

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge will visit Jordan, Israel, and the Occupied Palestinian Territories from Sunday 24th June until Thursday 28th June at the request of Her Majesty’s Government. More
Soccer Aid For UNICEF Raises £5.5 Million For Children

Soccer Aid For UNICEF Raises £5.5 Million For Children Jun 12, 2018

Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2018, broadcast live and exclusively on ITV and STV, has raised a record-breaking £5,540,259 so far for Unicef’s vital work protecting children in danger around the world. More
The Elders Urge US To Recommit Funding For UN Palestinian Refugees Agency

The Elders Urge US To Recommit Funding For UN Palestinian Refugees Agency Jun 11, 2018

The Elders have urged the United States to recommit funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) to prevent a drastic cut in its essential services such as healthcare and education to those in need across the Middle East. More
Stars Of Soccer Aid For UNICEF Welcomed To 10 Downing Street

Stars Of Soccer Aid For UNICEF Welcomed To 10 Downing Street Jun 8, 2018

This week, the British Prime Minister welcomed the stars of this year’s Soccer Aid for UNICEF, including former Olympic athletes Usain Bolt and Soccer Aid co-founder Robbie Williams to a reception at 10 Downing Street. More
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra Meets Rohingya Refugee Children in Bangladesh Camps

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra Meets Rohingya Refugee Children in Bangladesh Camps May 25, 2018

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra has called for more support for vulnerable Rohingya refugee children and women following a four-day trip to refugee camps and informal settlements in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. More
Eric Cantona To Play At Soccer Aid For UNICEF

Eric Cantona To Play At Soccer Aid For UNICEF May 18, 2018

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona will make a stunning Old Trafford return on Sunday 10th June to take part in Soccer Aid for UNICEF. More
The Elders Deplore US Embassy Move To Jerusalem As Threat To Peace

The Elders Deplore US Embassy Move To Jerusalem As Threat To Peace May 16, 2018

The Elders today strongly criticised the US decision to move its Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as a serious blow to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, and urged other countries not to follow suit. More
British Royals Visit Refugee Accommodation Project On Crete

British Royals Visit Refugee Accommodation Project On Crete May 15, 2018

Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, last week met refugees benefitting from pioneering EU-funded accommodation programmes run by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on the Greek island of Crete. More