UNICEF Ambassadors, Supporters and World Leaders Commemorate 75 years of UNICEF

UNICEF Ambassadors, Supporters and World Leaders Commemorate 75 years of UNICEF Dec 22, 2021

Presidents, government ministers, senior United Nations leadership, UNICEF Ambassadors, partners, and children and young people gathered at events around the world to commemorate UNICEF’s 75th anniversary last week. More
Stars To Join Peace Day Live

Stars To Join Peace Day Live Sep 10, 2021

Leaders from the worlds of politics, activism, business, culture and sport, will come together on 21st September, the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, to mobilise a global audience in collective efforts against violence. More
One World: Together At Home Announced $127 Million In Commitments To Date

One World: Together At Home Announced $127 Million In Commitments To Date Apr 20, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen, together with Lady Gaga, tonight announced $127 million in commitments to date in support of healthcare workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. More
UN Announces Plan To Help Safeguard Religious Sites

UN Announces Plan To Help Safeguard Religious Sites Mar 25, 2019

In the wake of a horrific mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced his intention to launch a UN action plan for the safeguarding of religious sites, declaring that “mosques and all places of prayer and contemplation should be safe havens, not sites of terror.” More
Leaders, Charities And Stars Mourn The Loss Of Kofi Annan

Leaders, Charities And Stars Mourn The Loss Of Kofi Annan Aug 20, 2018

The Elders are shocked and deeply saddened at the passing of their dear friend and colleague Kofi Annan, who was the globally admired and respected Chair of The Elders. More
Michael Bloomberg Announces 2nd Annual Global Business Forum and One Planet Summit

Michael Bloomberg Announces 2nd Annual Global Business Forum and One Planet Summit Jul 11, 2018

Michael Bloomberg today announced the second Bloomberg Global Business Forum will be held in New York City on September 26th at the Plaza Hotel during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. More
Climate Action Special Envoy Michael Bloomberg Pledges $4.5 million To Help UN Fight Climate Change

Climate Action Special Envoy Michael Bloomberg Pledges $4.5 million To Help UN Fight Climate Change Apr 24, 2018

The UN Special Envoy for Climate Action, Michael Bloomberg, announced on Sunday a contribution of $4.5 million to the United Nation’s Climate Change Secretariat, the UNFCCC. More
Olympic Message Of Peace Is Universal

Olympic Message Of Peace Is Universal Feb 13, 2018

As the world comes together for the Winter Olympics, which kicked off Friday in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on everyone to recognize and promote the Games’ universal message of peace and tolerance. 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
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
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
Danny Glover Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela

Danny Glover Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela Jul 19, 2017

Marking what would have been Nelson Mandela's 99th birthday, the United Nations yesterday honoured his lifetime of service and dedication to justice and equality. More
Organizations Speak Out Against Trump's Decision To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

Organizations Speak Out Against Trump's Decision To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Agreement Jun 6, 2017

Some of the world’s most respected environmental organizations have spoken out about President Trump’s globally derided decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement. More
United Nations Condemns London Terrorist Attacks

United Nations Condemns London Terrorist Attacks Jun 5, 2017

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned the weekend’s terrorist attacks in London and expressed solidarity with the people and Government of the United Kingdom in the combat against terrorism and violent extremism. More
Malala Yousafzai Designated Youngest-Ever UN Messenger Of Peace

Malala Yousafzai Designated Youngest-Ever UN Messenger Of Peace Apr 13, 2017

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today designated children’s rights activist and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education. More
Moral Outrage, Political Failure: The Elders Deplore New Famines

Moral Outrage, Political Failure: The Elders Deplore New Famines Apr 6, 2017

The Elders expressed their great concern about the famines now threatening South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. This catastrophic situation is a damning symptom of political failure by national leaders and the international community, they said today. More
The Elders Welcome UN Secretary-General’s Commitment To Fight Sexual Exploitation

The Elders Welcome UN Secretary-General’s Commitment To Fight Sexual Exploitation Mar 17, 2017

The Elders welcomed the commitment from the new Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres to personally lead efforts to eradicate sexual abuse and exploitation by UN peacekeepers and civilian staff. More
UN Chief Guterres - Managing National Borders ‘Cannot Be Based On Any Form Of Discrimination’

UN Chief Guterres - Managing National Borders ‘Cannot Be Based On Any Form Of Discrimination’ Feb 2, 2017

Refugees fleeing conflict and persecution are entitled to protection, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said this week, expressing concern at decisions around the world that have undermined the integrity of the international refugee protection regime. More
Ted Turner On Security Council's Nomination Of António Guterres As Next UN Secretary-General

Ted Turner On Security Council's Nomination Of António Guterres As Next UN Secretary-General Oct 11, 2016

The United Nations Security Council has nominated António Guterres as the next UN Secretary-General to succeed current UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon starting on January 1, 2017. More
The Elders Welcome Nomination Of António Guterres As Next UN Secretary-General

The Elders Welcome Nomination Of António Guterres As Next UN Secretary-General Oct 7, 2016

The Elders today congratulated the UN Security Council on its selection of António Guterres, former Prime Minister of Portugal and UN High Commissioner for Refugees, as the next UN Secretary-General to succeed Ban Ki-moon in January. More