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
Glastonbury Live 2016 Album Raises Money For Oxfam

Glastonbury Live 2016 Album Raises Money For Oxfam Aug 11, 2016

The live album made at Glastonbury 2016 is out digitally via Parlophone now! More
Fans Of Olympic And Paralympic Games Urged To Help Protect Children

Fans Of Olympic And Paralympic Games Urged To Help Protect Children Aug 4, 2016

UNICEF has launched a global sports initiative to engage people in its work for children. More
Ewan McGregor Visits Refugee And Displaced Children On Iraq Frontline

Ewan McGregor Visits Refugee And Displaced Children On Iraq Frontline Aug 3, 2016

UNICEF Ambassador Ewan McGregor travelled to northern Iraq last week to see how the conflicts sweeping across Iraq and Syria are devastating children’s lives. More
Rihanna And Selena Gomez To Headline 2016 Global Citizen Festival

Rihanna And Selena Gomez To Headline 2016 Global Citizen Festival Jul 27, 2016

Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Selena Gomez, Major Lazer, and Metallica will headline the 2016 Global Citizen Festival, the annual free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park in New York City on Saturday, September 24, 2016. More
Manchester United And UNICEF Champion Rights Of Young People In China

Manchester United And UNICEF Champion Rights Of Young People In China Jul 27, 2016

Manchester United and UNICEF have joined forces during the club’s pre-season tour to champion the rights of underprivileged young people through a series of cultural activities. More
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Meets Children Affected By Food Crisis In Lesotho

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Meets Children Affected By Food Crisis In Lesotho Jul 26, 2016

This week, model, actress and UNICEF UK supporter Rosie Huntington-Whiteley visited Lesotho to meet children and families affected by the worst drought in decades. More
Chelsea Handler To Join Speakers At Social Good Summit 2016

Chelsea Handler To Join Speakers At Social Good Summit 2016 Jul 21, 2016

The annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists and voices from around the world, just announced the initial roster of speakers for its 2016 Summit which will take place September 18 and 19 in New York. More
Stars Attend International Rescue Committee GenR Summer Party

Stars Attend International Rescue Committee GenR Summer Party Jul 21, 2016

IRC Voice Morena Baccarin, Ben McKenzie, Patina Miller, Deborah Ayorinde, Laura Osnes and Nikki M. James were just a few of the many supporters who joined the International Rescue Committee this week for their annual GenR Summer Party at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City. More
The Elders Condemn Attempted Coup In Turkey

The Elders Condemn Attempted Coup In Turkey Jul 20, 2016

The Elders condemn the attempted coup in Turkey and urge all political, military and legal forces in the country to respect the rule of law and protect democracy and human rights. More
Stevie Wonder Helps UN Celebrate Nelson Mandela Day

Stevie Wonder Helps UN Celebrate Nelson Mandela Day Jul 19, 2016

As the world marked Nelson Mandela International Day, United Nations officials and UN Peace Ambassador Stevie Wonder yesterday paid tribute to the South African activist and peacemaker’s tireless efforts to end intolerance and injustice, calling on the international community to follow his guiding example in efforts to build a better world for all. More
The Elders Express Concern Over Lack Of Global Action On Climate Change

The Elders Express Concern Over Lack Of Global Action On Climate Change Jul 19, 2016

Six months after the Paris Agreement on climate change, The Elders call on global leaders to live up to their commitments and take prompt action to cut emissions, end fossil fuel subsidies and provide adequate financial support to developing countries to tackle climate change. More
Annie Lennox Speaks At Meeting On HIV, AIDS, Tuberculosis And Malaria

Annie Lennox Speaks At Meeting On HIV, AIDS, Tuberculosis And Malaria Jul 18, 2016

Annie Lennox OBE, the former Eurythmics star and prominent HIV/AIDS campaigner, last week told British MPs that ending a death sentence for millions of impoverished people is possible — but only with the UK’s increased commitment to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA, an international public-private partnership set up to combat the scourge of fatal infections. More
The Elders Welcome New Moves In Africa To End Child Marriage

The Elders Welcome New Moves In Africa To End Child Marriage Jul 18, 2016

The Elders today welcomed recent moves by leaders in The Gambia, Tanzania and Uganda to end or curb child marriage, as part of the African Union’s continent-wide campaign to eradicate the harmful practice. More
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Makes Historic Grant Announcement

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Makes Historic Grant Announcement Jul 14, 2016

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announces its largest-ever portfolio of environmental grants, increasing the organization’s total direct financial giving to over $59 million since 1998. More
Mark Rylance Makes Plea To Prevent Annihilation Of Tribal Peoples

Mark Rylance Makes Plea To Prevent Annihilation Of Tribal Peoples Jul 14, 2016

Oscar winning actor Mark Rylance has made a film for Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, urging the public to help prevent the annihilation of tribal peoples around the world. More
New PSA With UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson To #ENDviolence

New PSA With UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson To #ENDviolence Jul 13, 2016

Yesterday at the United Nations children joined world leaders to launch a new partnership and fund to make ending violence a public priority and a collective responsibility. More
The Elders Support Efforts To Resolve Burundi Conflict

The Elders Support Efforts To Resolve Burundi Conflict Jul 11, 2016

The Elders welcome the planned resumption of the Inter-Burundian Dialogue as part of ongoing efforts to resolve the current crisis in Burundi, under East African Community facilitator Benjamin Mkapa. More
UNICEF Mexico Names Thalía As National Ambassador

UNICEF Mexico Names Thalía As National Ambassador Jul 11, 2016

UNICEF Mexico has announced the appointment of award-winning recording artist Thalía as its newest UNICEF National Ambassador. More
Sir Elton John Visits Moscow

Sir Elton John Visits Moscow Jul 7, 2016

Elton John made a heartfelt message from the stage at his concert last month in Moscow. More
The Elders Urge Leaders To Fill $2.5bn El Nino Funding Gap

The Elders Urge Leaders To Fill $2.5bn El Nino Funding Gap Jul 6, 2016

Ahead of a high level meeting at the United Nations on 19 July, The Elders have called on world leaders to fill the $2.5bn funding gap to help countries facing drought and a humanitarian crisis linked to the El Niño climate phenomenon. More