The Elders Call For Urgent Action On Political And Humanitarian Crises In DR Congo

The Elders Call For Urgent Action On Political And Humanitarian Crises In DR Congo Feb 16, 2018

The Elders called on all political actors in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the wider international community to take urgent action to address the political and humanitarian crises in the conflict-riven country. More
The Elders Mourn The Death Of Asma Jahangir

The Elders Mourn The Death Of Asma Jahangir Feb 15, 2018

The Elders are deeply saddened at the untimely death of Pakistani lawyer and human rights defender Asma Jahangir. More
WWE Supports 12 Charities With New Facebook Watch Show

WWE Supports 12 Charities With New Facebook Watch Show Jan 16, 2018

WWE today unveiled the 12 charitable organizations paired up with WWE Superstars competing in Mixed Match Challenge, a single-elimination mixed tag-team tournament, where the winning team will receive $100,000 to support their charity of choice. More
Stars To Take Part In Women's March Los Angeles

Stars To Take Part In Women's March Los Angeles Jan 15, 2018

Women’s March Los Angeles has announced a powerful line-up of activists and celebrities for its January 20 event. More
Stephen Curry And Under Armour Release Nothing But Nets Curry 4 To Fight Malaria

Stephen Curry And Under Armour Release Nothing But Nets Curry 4 To Fight Malaria Jan 9, 2018

On December 31, Under Armour and Stephen Curry, who serves as the Global Ambassador for the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, released a limited-edition Curry 4 Low colorway to support the fight against malaria. More
The Elders Meet President Macron, Applaud French Climate Leadership

The Elders Meet President Macron, Applaud French Climate Leadership Dec 15, 2017

The Elders visited Paris from 11-12 December to meet President Emmanuel Macron for a discussion on global challenges from climate change to conflicts across the Middle East, and to participate at the One Planet climate summit. More
Sheryl Crow Marks 5-Year Remembrance Of Sandy Hook School Tragedy With Song

Sheryl Crow Marks 5-Year Remembrance Of Sandy Hook School Tragedy With Song Dec 13, 2017

Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) has debuted “Tomorrow’s News,” its latest PSA, and “The Dreaming Kind,” an original song by Sheryl Crow on ABC’s Good Morning America. More
The Elders Condemn US Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israeli Capital

The Elders Condemn US Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israeli Capital Dec 7, 2017

The Elders today condemned US President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as a grave threat to peace across the Middle East. More
Jerry Garcia Foundation Unites Music and Art at Lennon Inspired Holiday Benefit

Jerry Garcia Foundation Unites Music and Art at Lennon Inspired Holiday Benefit Dec 6, 2017

In this “season of giving,” the Jerry Garcia Foundation is once again honored to announce that it will be producing its third annual “Imagine There’s No Hunger” holiday benefit concert in support of WhyHunger and Yoko Ono Lennon's mission to alleviate hunger and poverty worldwide. More
The Elders Urge Indonesia To Take Bold Steps To Accelerate Progress Towards UHC

The Elders Urge Indonesia To Take Bold Steps To Accelerate Progress Towards UHC Dec 6, 2017

The Elders concluded a two-day visit to Indonesia with a call for the government to take bolder fiscal, political and social measures to accelerate progress towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC), building on impressive achievements in recent years. More
Bill Clinton Honored By National AIDS Memorial On World AIDS Day

Bill Clinton Honored By National AIDS Memorial On World AIDS Day Dec 4, 2017

The National AIDS Memorial marked World AIDS Day honoring leaders in the HIV/AIDS community who have made a significant difference in the fight against AIDS. More
The Elders Call For Fair Elections And Inclusive, Peaceful Transition In Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

The Elders Call For Fair Elections And Inclusive, Peaceful Transition In Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Nov 28, 2017

The Elders today called on all political, military and civil society leaders in Zimbabwe to work together towards free and fair elections and a peaceful, inclusive transition following the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe. More
The Elders Condemn Libya Slave Auctions, Demand Migrants' Rights Respected

The Elders Condemn Libya Slave Auctions, Demand Migrants' Rights Respected Nov 24, 2017

The Elders today strongly condemned “slave auctions” of African migrants in Libya and urged the international community to take all necessary steps to protect the rights and dignity of all people, especially vulnerable foreigners, in the conflict-wracked country. More
The Elders Urge End Of Yemen Blockade To Avert Further Humanitarian Crisis

The Elders Urge End Of Yemen Blockade To Avert Further Humanitarian Crisis Nov 14, 2017

The Elders today called on Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners to lift the land, sea, and air blockade of Yemen to avert an escalation of the humanitarian disaster in the war-stricken country. More
The Elders Stand In Solidarity With Pope Francis On Peace, Refugees, Climate

The Elders Stand In Solidarity With Pope Francis On Peace, Refugees, Climate Nov 9, 2017

The Elders met His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday 6 November to express their appreciation and support for his work on global peace, refugees and migration, and climate change. More
The Elders Call For Restraint And Reforms After Kenyan Elections

The Elders Call For Restraint And Reforms After Kenyan Elections Nov 8, 2017

The Elders expressed grave concern about the political crisis in Kenya that has erupted in the wake of the recent presidential election.

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The Elders Call On Myanmar To Allow Return Of Displaced Rohingya

The Elders Call On Myanmar To Allow Return Of Displaced Rohingya Oct 27, 2017

The Elders today called on Myanmar’s government and military leaders to end all military operations in Rakhine State, and allow hundreds of thousands of displaced Rohingya in Bangladesh and other countries to return. More
George Clooney Donates $1 Million to Counter War Crimes and Corruption in Africa

George Clooney Donates $1 Million to Counter War Crimes and Corruption in Africa Oct 25, 2017

Today George Clooney, through the Clooney Foundation for Justice, gave a $1 million gift to The Sentry to kick off its “Making War Criminals Pay” fundraising campaign. More
UN Foundation Hosts 2017 Global Leadership Dinner

UN Foundation Hosts 2017 Global Leadership Dinner Oct 23, 2017

In recognition of the exemplary individuals, organizations, and corporations who have dedicated their time and resources to support the work of the United Nations and the Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) honored five recipients with the 2017 Global Leadership Awards at the annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York City. More
The Elders Applaud Palestinian Reconciliation; Renew Call For End To Blockade Of Gaza

The Elders Applaud Palestinian Reconciliation; Renew Call For End To Blockade Of Gaza Oct 18, 2017

The Elders warmly welcomed the reconciliation agreement reached by Fatah and Hamas in Cairo last Thursday. More
The Elders Deplore US Decertification Of Iran Nuclear Deal As Threat To Peace

The Elders Deplore US Decertification Of Iran Nuclear Deal As Threat To Peace Oct 17, 2017

The Elders have deplored in the strongest terms the decision of US President Donald Trump to decertify the Iran nuclear deal as a threat to global peace and stability. More
The Elders Express Dismay At United States And Israel Withdrawal From UNESCO

The Elders Express Dismay At United States And Israel Withdrawal From UNESCO Oct 16, 2017

The Elders have expressed dismay over the announcements by the United States and Israel that they intend to withdraw from membership of UNESCO, the UN’s education, social and cultural organisation. More
United Nations Foundation To Host 2017 Global Leadership Dinner

United Nations Foundation To Host 2017 Global Leadership Dinner Oct 13, 2017

The United Nations Foundation will host the 2017 Global Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in New York to recognize the achievement of leaders who have helped tackle the world’s most pressing global challenges. More
Nonprofits And Celebrities Join Forces To Combat HIV And Malaria In Malawi

Nonprofits And Celebrities Join Forces To Combat HIV And Malaria In Malawi Oct 9, 2017

The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) and the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign announced today a partnership to combat HIV and malaria in southern rural Malawi. More
The Elders Call For Dialogue And Restraint Over Catalonia Crisis

The Elders Call For Dialogue And Restraint Over Catalonia Crisis Oct 9, 2017

The Elders today expressed their deep concern at the recent violent confrontation in Catalonia and urged both sides to pursue a peaceful resolution through dialogue. More
The Elders Urge Strong Multilateral Response To DPRK Nuclear Tensions

The Elders Urge Strong Multilateral Response To DPRK Nuclear Tensions Sep 22, 2017

The Elders today urged the leaders of the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to address nuclear tensions in a calm, sober and respectful way, to avoid further escalation and potentially devastating military conflict. More
Social Good Summit Kicks Off UN General Assembly

Social Good Summit Kicks Off UN General Assembly Sep 14, 2017

The Social Good Summit, a unique gathering of world leaders, global activists and influencers in the arts, technology and entertainment, will once again kick off the United Nations General Assembly with a symposium of globally-recognized speakers discussing innovations in media and technology to make the world a better place by 2030. More
Doobie Brothers To Perform At Playing For Change Foundation Concert

Doobie Brothers To Perform At Playing For Change Foundation Concert Aug 24, 2017

Playing For Change, the multimedia company responsible for the popular ‘Songs Around The World’ video series, has announced it will host WE ARE ONE, a concert benefitting the Playing For Change Foundation and celebrating 10 years of positive change through music. More
Musicians On A Mission Announces Jerry Garcia Celebration Concert

Musicians On A Mission Announces Jerry Garcia Celebration Concert Aug 16, 2017

It’s back. The second annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration is returning this year. More
Felipe Lopez Fights Malaria In The Dominican Republic With Nothing But Nets

Felipe Lopez Fights Malaria In The Dominican Republic With Nothing But Nets Aug 10, 2017

Former NBA player and NBA Cares Ambassador Felipe Lopez recently traveled with the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign to Dajabon, Dominican Republic to help fight malaria. More