The Elders Commend Indian Leaders For Ambitious Healthcare Reforms

The Elders Commend Indian Leaders For Ambitious Healthcare Reforms Sep 11, 2018

The Elders concluded a visit to India by commending the country’s leaders at national and state level for a series of ambitious health reforms which have the potential to improve the health and wellbeing of hundreds of millions of people. More
The Elders Urge Increased Public Financing And Political Will To Deliver UHC In India

The Elders Urge Increased Public Financing And Political Will To Deliver UHC In India Sep 10, 2018

The Elders today called on India’s leaders to increase public financing on health and show sustained political commitment to deliver Universal Health Coverage (UHC) which would help lift tens of millions of people out of poor health and poverty. More
Stars To Perform At Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 In Johannesburg

Stars To Perform At Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 In Johannesburg Jul 10, 2018

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen today announced that Beyonce, JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams and Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, and Wizkid will headline the first Global Citizen Festival to be held in Africa, a free-ticketed event on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg. More
The Elders Urge US, DPRK To Build On Singapore Summit With Hard Work For Peace

The Elders Urge US, DPRK To Build On Singapore Summit With Hard Work For Peace Jun 15, 2018

The Elders welcomed the historic summit held in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). More
The Elders Urge JCPOA Signatories To Stick To Deal Despite US Withdrawal

The Elders Urge JCPOA Signatories To Stick To Deal Despite US Withdrawal May 9, 2018

The Elders strongly condemned President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran: the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA. 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
Sir Elton John To Be Honored At Elton John AIDS Foundation New York Fall Gala

Sir Elton John To Be Honored At Elton John AIDS Foundation New York Fall Gala Sep 13, 2017

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will host its annual New York Fall Gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. More
Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Joins The Elders

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Joins The Elders Jul 3, 2017

The Elders are delighted to announce that former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has accepted their invitation to join the group. More
Steven Tyler To Be Honored With Humanitarian Award

Steven Tyler To Be Honored With Humanitarian Award Nov 22, 2016

The Hospitality Committee for United Nations Delegations has named Steven Tyler the recipient of its 2016 Humanitarian Award. More
Elton John AIDS Foundation Raises Over $3.15 million At 15th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit Gala

Elton John AIDS Foundation Raises Over $3.15 million At 15th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit Gala Nov 7, 2016

On Wednesday, November 2, 2016, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) raised more than $3.15 million at its 15th annual An Enduring Vision benefit gala to support HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, supporting services, and advocacy programs across the United States, the Americas, and the Caribbean. More
Diana Krall To Perform At Elton John AIDS Foundation 15th Annual New York Benefit Gala

Diana Krall To Perform At Elton John AIDS Foundation 15th Annual New York Benefit Gala Oct 25, 2016

Sir Elton John will welcome Grammy-winning performer Diana Krall as his special musical guest for the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 15th annual fall gala, An Enduring Vision, on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. 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
Michelle Yeoh Announces Names Of Panda Ambassadors

Michelle Yeoh Announces Names Of Panda Ambassadors Sep 23, 2016

What do two panda cubs and two Fijian girls have to do with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals? More
Ban Ki-moon And Bono Speak At Conference In Canada

Ban Ki-moon And Bono Speak At Conference In Canada Sep 21, 2016

Praising The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria as a model of partnership that brings together people and development partners, governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by diseases, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last week said such broad cooperation is also the key to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. More
Elton John AIDS Foundation To Honor United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Elton John AIDS Foundation To Honor United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Sep 19, 2016

On Wednesday, November 2, 2016, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will host its 15th annual An Enduring Vision gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. More
Ban Ki-moon Engages With Youth In Myanmar On Peace And Reconciliation

Ban Ki-moon Engages With Youth In Myanmar On Peace And Reconciliation Sep 7, 2016

Ahead of his attendance at the 21st Century Panglong Conference and high level meetings last week, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reached out to young people from Myanmar through U-Report, a recently launched youth engagement tool that provides a platform for young people to raise their voices on issues that matter to them. More
Brett Ratner Launches New Initiative With The United Nations At Star-Studded Event

Brett Ratner Launches New Initiative With The United Nations At Star-Studded Event Aug 12, 2016

Brett Ratner and James Packer’s RatPac Entertainment announced a new multi-tiered platform for content featuring the United Nations’ work around the world entitled In Harm’s Way at a private event in Beverly Hills last night. 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
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
Danny Glover Hits Out At Racism

Danny Glover Hits Out At Racism Jul 4, 2016

The international community must increase its commitment to fighting Afrophobia and discrimination against people of African descent, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador and actor Danny Glover has said, speaking during the International Decade for People of African Descent. More
Leaders Pay Tribute To Elie Wiesel

Leaders Pay Tribute To Elie Wiesel Jul 4, 2016

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said he was “deeply saddened” to learn the passing yesterday of Elie Wiesel, a powerful voice for Holocaust remembrance and long-standing UN Messenger of Peace. More
Stars Stand Together #WithRefugees

Stars Stand Together #WithRefugees Jun 16, 2016

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today launched a major campaign that asks the world to stand together #WithRefugees. More
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation And R20 Partner To Accelerate Climate Change Solutions

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation And R20 Partner To Accelerate Climate Change Solutions May 31, 2016

Following the April signing of the Paris Agreement, R20 (Regions of Climate Action) and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announced the formation of a new partnership to accelerate climate change solutions. More
Gisele Bundchen And Ian Somerhalder Support #WildforLife

Gisele Bundchen And Ian Somerhalder Support #WildforLife May 27, 2016

The United Nations has launched the #WildforLife campaign against illegal trade in wildlife, warning that such trade is pushing species to the brink of extinction, robbing countries of their natural heritage and profiting international criminal networks. More
Forest Whitaker: We Need To Solve Humanitarian Crises Together

Forest Whitaker: We Need To Solve Humanitarian Crises Together May 24, 2016

On the opening day of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the Special Envoy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Forest Whitaker, called on individuals, governments and international organizations to act collectively to improve humanitarian action and invest more in development aid. More
Stars Help Launch World Humanitarian Summit In Turkey

Stars Help Launch World Humanitarian Summit In Turkey May 23, 2016

At the opening of the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul today, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined the President of Turkey, relief activists and international celebrities to urge the global community to shape a different future for the world. More
UN Boss Attends Screening Of New Sean Penn Film Spotlighting Humanitarian Work

UN Boss Attends Screening Of New Sean Penn Film Spotlighting Humanitarian Work May 23, 2016

Spotlighting a new film by director Sean Penn, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday underlined the importance of the entertainment industry to help raise awareness about the state of humanitarian affairs worldwide. More
Impossible Choices: Stars Join UN To Create Call-To-Action For Humanity

Impossible Choices: Stars Join UN To Create Call-To-Action For Humanity May 2, 2016

Impossible choices are being made every single day by the more than 125 million people in desperate need of humanitarian assistance around the globe. To spark action ahead of the first-ever World Humanitarian summit, the United Nations (UN) has launched a global, interactive digital experience that aims to inspire commitment to meaningful change in the name of humanity. More
Red The Angry Bird Goes Green In Support Of Signing Of Paris Agreement

Red The Angry Bird Goes Green In Support Of Signing Of Paris Agreement Apr 25, 2016

In honor of Earth Day and the historic signing of the Paris agreement on climate change last week, Red the Angry Bird continues to support the United Nations as part of their Angry Birds for a Happy Planet campaign. More