Stars Honored at Save the Children’s Centennial Celebration: Once In A Lifetime

Stars Honored at Save the Children’s Centennial Celebration: Once In A Lifetime Oct 9, 2019

Save the Children, the international humanitarian organization, held its “Centennial Celebration: Once in a Lifetime” on Wednesday evening, paying tribute to the organization’s 100th anniversary and mission to do whatever it takes for the most vulnerable children in the U.S. and around the world. More
Sir Mo Farah Named Patron Of Global Malnutrition Initiative

Sir Mo Farah Named Patron Of Global Malnutrition Initiative Oct 7, 2019

Save the Children has announced Sir Mo Farah as patron of its new Global Malnutrition Initiative. More
The Elders Urge Colombia to Defend Peace Agreement Against FARC Dissidents

The Elders Urge Colombia to Defend Peace Agreement Against FARC Dissidents Oct 1, 2019

The Elders today called on Colombian President Iván Duque and all political leaders in the country to take all necessary measures to defend and affirm the country’s historic peace agreement, following the recent announcement by some former FARC guerrillas that they will resume armed conflict. More
The Elders: World Leaders Risk Climate Catastrophe With Warm Words And No Action

The Elders: World Leaders Risk Climate Catastrophe With Warm Words And No Action Sep 26, 2019

As the UN Climate Summit concluded, The Elders appealed to world leaders to act on the outrage of millions of strikers around the world and upscale commitments to end fossil fuel use. More
The Elders Stand in Solidarity with Young People Calling for Critical Climate Action

The Elders Stand in Solidarity with Young People Calling for Critical Climate Action Sep 20, 2019

Ahead of the Climate Summit that will take place in New York on 23 September 2019, The Elders call on world leaders to take the radical and decisive action needed to curb global emissions, end reliance on fossil fuels and to keep global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees Celsius. More
Game of Thrones Star Travels to the Amazon to Discover Real Story Behind the Fires

Game of Thrones Star Travels to the Amazon to Discover Real Story Behind the Fires Sep 19, 2019

Game of Thrones star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has just returned from a fact-finding journey to Peru, where he traveled deep into the jungles of the Amazon with the UN agency to get to the bottom of the causes – and the impacts – of the fires. More
Camila Cabello, Tommy Hilfiger Honored at Save the Children's "The Centennial Gala: Changing the World for Children"

Camila Cabello, Tommy Hilfiger Honored at Save the Children's "The Centennial Gala: Changing the World for Children" Sep 18, 2019

Save the Children, the international humanitarian organization, held part one of two celebrations in recognition of its centennial anniversary, which started earlier in the day with Save the Children Trustee Jennifer Garner lighting up New York’s iconic Empire State Building in red to mark Save the Children’s 100 years of service of giving children a brighter future. More
Back to Our Roots: The 11th Annual Artists for Peace and Justice Festival Gala

Back to Our Roots: The 11th Annual Artists for Peace and Justice Festival Gala Sep 11, 2019

The 11th annual Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) Festival Gala, presented by Labatt Breweries of Canada, raises an impressive $1.1 million for education in Haiti. This year’s APJ Gala was held at the Windsor Arms Hotel in Toronto and was co-chaired by Natasha Koifman and Suzanne Boyd. More
The Elders Call on Zimbabwe's Leaders to Place Citizens' Needs Over Party Interests

The Elders Call on Zimbabwe's Leaders to Place Citizens' Needs Over Party Interests Sep 9, 2019

The Elders today called on Zimbabwe’s political leaders and all figures in authority to commit to a truly inclusive national dialogue and prioritise the economic and social needs of ordinary citizens over party politics, factionalism and self-interest. More
The Elders Back NHI Health Reforms in South Africa to Build Social Solidarity

The Elders Back NHI Health Reforms in South Africa to Build Social Solidarity Sep 6, 2019

The Elders have expressed their support for the National Health Insurance (NHI) reforms proposed by South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa, and urged all stakeholders to act with ambition and urgency to improve publicly-funded healthcare and build social solidarity. More
Ricky Martin to Headline Yucatan for Peace Concert

Ricky Martin to Headline Yucatan for Peace Concert Aug 27, 2019

Superstar and philanthropist, Ricky Martin will headline the “Yucatan for Peace” Concert as part of the events an activities taking place in celebration of the 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates taking place in Merida, Yucatan. More
Jane Goodall Shocked That EU at CITES May Oppose Ending Cruel Trade in Baby Elephants

Jane Goodall Shocked That EU at CITES May Oppose Ending Cruel Trade in Baby Elephants Aug 27, 2019

World-renowned conservationist Jane Goodall Ph.D., DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, and UN Messenger of Peace, has joined with animal protection charity Humane Society International to issue a heart-felt plea to the European Union not to overturn a ban passed last week at the CITES wildlife trade conference in Geneva that would end the capture of baby African elephants from the wild for export to zoos and circuses in China, the USA and elsewhere. More
Stars Announced For Save The Children Centennial Events

Stars Announced For Save The Children Centennial Events Aug 13, 2019

Save the Children, the international humanitarian organization, announced today that Jennifer Garner will host its “Centennial Celebration: Once in a Lifetime” event on October 2 in Beverly Hills, with a special performance by five-time Grammy Award winner James Taylor. More
BTS and UNICEF Call on Young People to Spread Kindness

BTS and UNICEF Call on Young People to Spread Kindness Jul 31, 2019

Global super stars and UNICEF supporters BTS have today – on UN International Day of Friendship – released an exclusive video that calls on young people to brighten someone’s day with kindness, as part of UNICEF’s campaign to #ENDviolence in and around schools. More
The Elders Warn of Escalating Nuclear Tensions Following Termination of INF Treaty

The Elders Warn of Escalating Nuclear Tensions Following Termination of INF Treaty Jul 30, 2019

The Elders warned today that the imminent termination of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty between the United States and Russia risks sparking an ever greater escalation of nuclear tensions and a breakdown of global security structures. More
Nadia Nadim Named UNESCO Champion for Girls' and Women's Education

Nadia Nadim Named UNESCO Champion for Girls' and Women's Education Jul 18, 2019

UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay on 5 July named Nadia Nadim, the Afghan-born Danish football striker for the French women’s Paris Saint-Germain team, UNESCO Champion for Girls’ and Women’s Education. More
Pau Gasol Named Global Champion for Nutrition and Zero Childhood Obesity by UNICEF

Pau Gasol Named Global Champion for Nutrition and Zero Childhood Obesity by UNICEF Jul 4, 2019

NBA All-Star player and two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol has been appointed as a Global Champion for Nutrition and Zero Childhood Obesity by UNICEF. More
LTTS Special, Part 3: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand

LTTS Special, Part 3: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand Jul 1, 2019

In this three part Look To The Stars special, the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand invited us to share the stories of three high school students from across New Zealand who were given the opportunity to attend Dr. Goodall’s events and interview her. Below is the third and final article, by Christchurch student, Abigail Johnson. More
Camila Cabello to be Honored at Save the Children Centennial Celebrations

Camila Cabello to be Honored at Save the Children Centennial Celebrations Jun 27, 2019

Save the Children, the international humanitarian organization, today announced that Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Camila Cabello will be honored at “The Centennial Gala: Changing The World for Children” in New York City, while Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company’s Robert A. Iger will be honored at the “Centennial Celebration: Once in a Lifetime” in Los Angeles. More
Sofia Carson Visits UNICEF Programming in Brazil

Sofia Carson Visits UNICEF Programming in Brazil Jun 25, 2019

UNICEF Supporter Sofia Carson traveled with UNICEF USA to Recife, Brazil this week to promote the rights and well-being of every child. More
The Elders Call For End to Gulf Brinkmanship, Urge Iran to Continue to Abide by JCPOA

The Elders Call For End to Gulf Brinkmanship, Urge Iran to Continue to Abide by JCPOA Jun 25, 2019

The Elders today called on all states to refrain from any actions or rhetoric that could further inflame tensions in the Gulf region and the wider Middle East. More
The Elders' Statement on UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

The Elders' Statement on UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Jun 21, 2019

The Elders welcome today’s ruling that UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen have been unlawful. More
LTTS Special, Part 2: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand

LTTS Special, Part 2: Dr. Jane Goodall in New Zealand Jun 20, 2019

In this three part Look To The Stars special, the Jane Goodall Institute New Zealand invited us to share the stories of three high school students from across New Zealand who were given the opportunity to attend Dr. Goodall’s events and interview her. Below is the second article, by 15-year-old Auckland student Taleah Rochelle. More
Jennifer Garner Visits Programs Helping Children Fleeing Extreme Violence and Poverty

Jennifer Garner Visits Programs Helping Children Fleeing Extreme Violence and Poverty Jun 19, 2019

As the humanitarian crisis continues to escalate along the U.S. southern border, Save the Children Trustee and actress Jennifer Garner, visited Save the Children’s newly opened programs in New Mexico, which are helping migrant children and families once they have been released from U.S. government detention centers. More
Soccer Aid for UNICEF Raises Record-Breaking £6,774,764

Soccer Aid for UNICEF Raises Record-Breaking £6,774,764 Jun 18, 2019

Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2019, broadcast live and exclusively on ITV and STV this week, has raised a record-breaking £6,774,764 so far – over £1m more than last year’s on the night total – for Unicef’s vital work keeping children around the world happy, healthy and safe to play. More
Stars Unite At Soccer Aid For UNICEF Gala

Stars Unite At Soccer Aid For UNICEF Gala Jun 14, 2019

Soccer Aid for UNICEF players including Usain Bolt, Niall Horan, Jamie Redknapp and Sir Mo Farah joined more than 250 guests for a star-studded gala tonight at the Science Museum in South Kensington, raising a staggering £425,000 to support Unicef’s vital work protecting children in danger around the world. More
Rob Thomas’ Sidewalk Angels Foundation Brings Awareness About Lyme Disease Prevention

Rob Thomas’ Sidewalk Angels Foundation Brings Awareness About Lyme Disease Prevention Jun 14, 2019

Grammy Award-winning musician Rob Thomas and his wife, Marisol, through their Sidewalk Angels Foundation (SWA) have partnered with Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) to share the importance of protecting your entire family — including pets – from Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. More
The Elders Call on Egypt’s al-Sisi to Uphold AU Commitments on Sudan Transition

The Elders Call on Egypt’s al-Sisi to Uphold AU Commitments on Sudan Transition Jun 10, 2019

The Elders today called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, current Chair of the African Union, to clearly and unequivocally uphold the AU’s commitment to an inclusive, democratic transition to civilian rule in Sudan following the recent killings of protesters. More
Girl Scouts And Clinton Foundation Host Bipartisan Panel On Importance Of Civics Education

Girl Scouts And Clinton Foundation Host Bipartisan Panel On Importance Of Civics Education Jun 7, 2019

Earlier this week, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) joined Chelsea Clinton of the Clinton Foundation and other bipartisan leaders to discuss the importance of educating today’s youth about civics to preserve and strengthen our country’s democracy. More
TRON Founder Justin Sun Wins Record-Breaking Bid for Warren Buffett Charity Lunch

TRON Founder Justin Sun Wins Record-Breaking Bid for Warren Buffett Charity Lunch Jun 5, 2019

Justin Sun, founder of blockchain platform TRON and CEO of peer-to-peer streaming leader BitTorrent, is this year’s winner of the annual eBay charity auction to have lunch with Warren Buffett. More