The Elders: The UN and AU Must Act Now to Prevent Famine and End Atrocities in Tigray, Ethiopia

The Elders: The UN and AU Must Act Now to Prevent Famine and End Atrocities in Tigray, Ethiopia Jun 15, 2021

The Elders today called on the UN Security Council and the African Union to take urgent steps to address the unfolding humanitarian and human rights crisis in Tigray, Ethiopia, which poses a clear threat to regional peace and security in the Horn of Africa. More
Jane Goodall Awarded for Lifetime of Service to Animals at Star-Studded Gala Benefiting Mercy For Animals

Jane Goodall Awarded for Lifetime of Service to Animals at Star-Studded Gala Benefiting Mercy For Animals Jun 14, 2021

On Thursday evening nearly 1,000 animal advocates watched actors and activists Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara present the Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and U.N. messenger of peace, at the Mercy For Animals virtual Hope Gala hosted by NAACP Image Award winner, actress, and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown (Showtime’s The Chi). More
SUMMER REDISCOV(RED): A Digital Festival To Fight COVID

SUMMER REDISCOV(RED): A Digital Festival To Fight COVID Jun 11, 2021

(RED) today unveiled plans for SUMMER REDISCOVE, a digital festival for fans of gaming, music, food, health, wellness, learning, merch, and more. More
Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Present Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall at Mercy For Animals’ Hope Gala

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara to Present Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall at Mercy For Animals’ Hope Gala Jun 8, 2021

On June 10 actors and activists Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara will present the Hope Award to Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and U.N. messenger of peace, at the Mercy For Animals Hope Gala hosted by NAACP Image Award winner, actress, and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown (Showtime’s The Chi). More
The Elders Warn Myanmar Risks State Failure Without Significant Increase in International Pressure

The Elders Warn Myanmar Risks State Failure Without Significant Increase in International Pressure Jun 2, 2021

The Elders today called on the international community to intensify pressure on the military leadership in Myanmar to prevent the country descending into endemic violence and state failure. More
Dr. Jane Goodall Receives Prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize

Dr. Jane Goodall Receives Prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize May 26, 2021

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, UN Messenger of Peace and world-renowned ethologist and conservationist, whose groundbreaking discoveries changed humanity’s understanding of its role in the natural world, was announced last week as the winner of the 2021 Templeton Prize. More
Breast Cancer Research Foundation Raises $6 Million At Virtual Hot Pink Evening

Breast Cancer Research Foundation Raises $6 Million At Virtual Hot Pink Evening May 24, 2021

Last week, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) held their Virtual Hot Pink Evening, taking their renowned Hot Pink Party to a virtual platform for the second year in a row and featuring a very special live-streamed viewing experience. More
Breast Cancer Research Foundation To Host Virtual Hot Pink Evening

Breast Cancer Research Foundation To Host Virtual Hot Pink Evening Apr 21, 2021

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation will present a virtual Hot Pink Evening on May 20, 2021. More
(RED) And Mavin Records Release "DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES Vol. III" To Fight COVID-19

(RED) And Mavin Records Release "DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES Vol. III" To Fight COVID-19 Apr 7, 2021

In honor of (RED)'s 15th anniversary, Mavin Records and (RED) are joining forces to launch DANCE (RED) SAVE LIVES Vol. III, a new Afrobeats-inspired album that raises money for the Global Fund COVID-19 Response. More
Fran Drescher's Cancer Schmancer Foundation and The Skinny Line Form Women's Health Partnership

Fran Drescher's Cancer Schmancer Foundation and The Skinny Line Form Women's Health Partnership Apr 2, 2021

The Skinny Line, a women-led organization which empowers all women to make healthy changes by giving them motivation to realize their full power and potential, announces a strategic partnership with Fran Drescher's Cancer Schmancer Foundation. More
UK Nuclear Announcement ‘Shocking and Alarming’ Warn The Elders

UK Nuclear Announcement ‘Shocking and Alarming’ Warn The Elders Mar 17, 2021

Following the release by the UK government of its Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, Mary Robinson, Chair of The Elders said: More
The Elders Warn That The World Remains Dangerously Off Track On Climate

The Elders Warn That The World Remains Dangerously Off Track On Climate Mar 4, 2021

The Elders have voiced grave concern about the lack of ambition from many world leaders, as the UN reports back on carbon commitments ahead of the crucial COP26 climate summit in Glasgow this November. More
18th annual Palm Beach Hot Pink Luncheon & Symposium Raises $1.25 Million

18th annual Palm Beach Hot Pink Luncheon & Symposium Raises $1.25 Million Feb 9, 2021

This week, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) held its 18th annual Palm Beach Hot Pink Luncheon & Symposium in a virtual format for the first time. More
The Elders Welcome US-Russian Agreement to Extend New START Nuclear Treaty

The Elders Welcome US-Russian Agreement to Extend New START Nuclear Treaty Jan 28, 2021

The Elders today welcomed the agreement by US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin to extend New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) for five years. More
The Elders Explore Hope, Leadership and the COVID-19 Recovery in Finding Humanity Podcast

The Elders Explore Hope, Leadership and the COVID-19 Recovery in Finding Humanity Podcast Jan 25, 2021

The Elders explore hope, leadership and the COVID-19 recovery in a new series of the Finding Humanity podcast. More
The Elders Welcome US Re-Engagement on Climate, WHO; Call for Renewed Commitment on Nuclear Threat

The Elders Welcome US Re-Engagement on Climate, WHO; Call for Renewed Commitment on Nuclear Threat Jan 22, 2021

The Elders today welcomed the decisions by newly-inaugurated US President Joe Biden to rejoin the Paris Agreement on climate change and cease the process of withdrawal from the World Health Organization. More
The Elders Warn Yemen Famine Will be Worsened by US Designation of Houthis as Terrorists

The Elders Warn Yemen Famine Will be Worsened by US Designation of Houthis as Terrorists Jan 18, 2021

The Elders today expressed concern that the severe famine and humanitarian crisis in Yemen will be worsened by the US Government’s designation of one of the parties in the conflict as terrorists. More
Prepare, Prioritise, Promote: The Elders’ three pillars for public health after COVID-19

Prepare, Prioritise, Promote: The Elders’ three pillars for public health after COVID-19 Dec 16, 2020

The Elders this week launched a new report, “Building Back Better for Universal Health”, setting out three key pillars to inform the leadership needed from governments and policymakers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic at a national and global level: More
Equality Now Raises Over $380,000 In First Ever Virtual Global Gala

Equality Now Raises Over $380,000 In First Ever Virtual Global Gala Dec 10, 2020

Last week, Equality Now hosted its Make Equality Reality Gala virtually for the first time – and raised over $380,000 and counting to continue their fight for justice for women and girls worldwide. More
Equality Now To Host First Ever Virtual Global Gala On December 3rd

Equality Now To Host First Ever Virtual Global Gala On December 3rd Nov 30, 2020

Equality Now announced today that for the first time ever, its annual Make Equality Reality Gala will go virtual! More
The Elders Hope For A Sea-Change In US Engagement On Global Challenges

The Elders Hope For A Sea-Change In US Engagement On Global Challenges Nov 10, 2020

The Elders congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their election victory. More
Breast Cancer Research Foundation Raises A Record-Breaking $3 Million At First-Ever Symposium & Awards Luncheon

Breast Cancer Research Foundation Raises A Record-Breaking $3 Million At First-Ever Symposium & Awards Luncheon Oct 20, 2020

Over the weekend, Breast Cancer Research Foundation held its annual Symposium & Awards Luncheon in a virtual format for the first time. More
The Pink Agenda Raises More Than $265,000 At Virtual Gala

The Pink Agenda Raises More Than $265,000 At Virtual Gala Oct 14, 2020

Last week, The Pink Agenda, a nonprofit committed to raising money for breast cancer research and care, as well as awareness of the disease among young professionals, hosted The Pink Agenda’s Virtual Gala. More
Women's Sports Foundation Celebrates Female Athletes and Leaders Raising Their Voices for Equality and Justice

Women's Sports Foundation Celebrates Female Athletes and Leaders Raising Their Voices for Equality and Justice Oct 9, 2020

The Women's Sports Foundation (WSF), for the first time ever, will host the Annual Salute to Women in Sports via a free, online broadcast produced by Yahoo Sports at 8PM ET on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. More
Jo Frost Becomes Ambassador for United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life Campaign

Jo Frost Becomes Ambassador for United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life Campaign Sep 24, 2020

The United Nations Foundation's Shot@Life campaign announces Jo Frost, global parenting expert and best-selling author, as an official ambassador to the campaign which works to give all the world’s children access to lifesaving vaccines. More
Stars Help Raise Over $600,000 During Step Up Together Digital Summit

Stars Help Raise Over $600,000 During Step Up Together Digital Summit Sep 16, 2020

On Thursday, September 10, Step Up, the mentorship nonprofit supporting girls on their way to confidence and careers, hosted “Step Up Together,” a digital summit connecting womxn and girls during these disconnected times. More
Stars Step Up Together

Stars Step Up Together Sep 1, 2020

Step Up, the mentorship nonprofit supporting girls on their way to confidence and careers, announced that it will host “Step Up Together,” a digital summit connecting womxn and girls during these disconnected times, on Thursday, September 10. More
New COVID-19 Justice Fund Targets $1 million for Grassroots Groups

New COVID-19 Justice Fund Targets $1 million for Grassroots Groups Jul 22, 2020

On the heels of Mandela Day, global leaders and civil society groups are proud to launch the COVID-19 Grassroots Justice Fund to help marginalised and oppressed communities protect their rights during the pandemic and ensure equitable recovery. More
The Elders Urge a Revival of Multilateralism on UN’s Anniversary to Reshape the World After COVID-19

The Elders Urge a Revival of Multilateralism on UN’s Anniversary to Reshape the World After COVID-19 Jul 1, 2020

The Elders today called on world leaders to recommit to the values of the UN Charter and strengthen the effectiveness of the multilateral system as the best way of overcoming existential threats like pandemics, climate change and nuclear proliferation. More
Gru and the Minions PSA from the WHO, UN Foundation and Illumination

Gru and the Minions PSA from the WHO, UN Foundation and Illumination Jun 1, 2020

The World Health Organization, the United Nations Foundation and Illumination have partnered to launch a Public Service Announcement (PSA) that reinforces safe and healthy practices during these challenging times, featuring Illumination’s globally beloved Gru and the Minions. More