We Are Family Foundation To Honor Roger Daltrey CBE And LL COOL J

We Are Family Foundation To Honor Roger Daltrey CBE And LL COOL J Mar 21, 2018

We Are Family Foundation (WAFF) will honor The Who’s Roger Daltrey CBE and entertainment icon LL Cool J at its 2018 Celebration Gala on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. More
Leonardo DiCaprio Speaks At Postcode Lottery Gala In Amsterdam

Leonardo DiCaprio Speaks At Postcode Lottery Gala In Amsterdam Mar 7, 2018

On Thursday February 15th, Leonardo DiCaprio spoke as special guest at the Postcode Lottery charity gala in Amsterdam on behalf of Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. More
Carlos Santana Joins Jennifer Saran In Inspiring World Peace Anthem

Carlos Santana Joins Jennifer Saran In Inspiring World Peace Anthem Oct 26, 2016

Alt-pop/adult contemporary singer-songwriter Jennifer Saran has teamed up with South African Grammy-winning male choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Grammy and Emmy-winning producer, drummer, singer and songwriter Narada Michael Walden (Producer/Co-writer), known for his work with Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, and Mariah Carey, to create her newest single, “Wake Up.” More
The Elders Urge SADC Leaders To Support Smooth Transition In Zimbabwe

The Elders Urge SADC Leaders To Support Smooth Transition In Zimbabwe Aug 23, 2016

The Elders have called on the heads of state of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to consider how they can support a successful and inclusive transition in Zimbabwe that will return stability and growth to the country. More
The Elders Express Concern Over Lack Of Global Action On Climate Change

The Elders Express Concern Over Lack Of Global Action On Climate Change Jul 19, 2016

Six months after the Paris Agreement on climate change, The Elders call on global leaders to live up to their commitments and take prompt action to cut emissions, end fossil fuel subsidies and provide adequate financial support to developing countries to tackle climate change. More
The Elders Urge Leaders To Fill $2.5bn El Nino Funding Gap

The Elders Urge Leaders To Fill $2.5bn El Nino Funding Gap Jul 6, 2016

Ahead of a high level meeting at the United Nations on 19 July, The Elders have called on world leaders to fill the $2.5bn funding gap to help countries facing drought and a humanitarian crisis linked to the El Niño climate phenomenon. 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
Elton John And Desmond Tutu Pen Op-Ed On Making AIDS History

Elton John And Desmond Tutu Pen Op-Ed On Making AIDS History Jun 14, 2016

Elton John and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu penned an op-ed published on CNN.com about the United Nations’ 2016 High Level Meeting on Ending AIDS to be held this month. More
Sun City Musicians To Gather At Shared Interest Gala

Sun City Musicians To Gather At Shared Interest Gala Mar 3, 2016

On April 7, 2016 at Espace in Manhattan, Shared Interest will honor change makers for Southern Africa at their much-anticipated anniversary gala. More
Kristen Bell Named Celebrity Ambassador For Polio Eradication

Kristen Bell Named Celebrity Ambassador For Polio Eradication Oct 9, 2015

Kristen Bell is the newest face to join Rotary’s ‘This Close’ public awareness campaign for polio eradication. More
The Elders Urge World Leaders To Take Action On Climate

The Elders Urge World Leaders To Take Action On Climate Sep 7, 2015

The Elders are urging world leaders to take bold and decisive action on climate in 2015. More
Archbishop Desmond Tutu Launches Petition Against Climate Change

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Launches Petition Against Climate Change Aug 5, 2015

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has launched a petition calling for British prime minister David Cameron and Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon to respond urgently to climate change by setting a renewable energy target of 100% by 2050. More
One Direction Launches Action/1D Manifesto

One Direction Launches Action/1D Manifesto Jul 8, 2015

One Direction has today launched the action/1D manifesto for the future asking their fanbase of millions to describe the kind of world they want to live in by sharing powerful and emotive pieces of creative content, including film and photos using the #action1D hashtag on their social media channels. More
More Leading Voices Join UNHCR #IBelong Campaign To End Statelessness

More Leading Voices Join UNHCR #IBelong Campaign To End Statelessness Mar 9, 2015

This international women’s day, the UN refugee agency wants to remind the world that women in 27 countries are still not allowed to pass their nationality on to their children on an equal basis with men, creating a cruel cycle of statelessness. More
Jackie Robinson Foundation to Honor Tyler Perry, Gerald Hassell and Don Thompson

Jackie Robinson Foundation to Honor Tyler Perry, Gerald Hassell and Don Thompson Feb 27, 2015

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF), which turns 42 this year, has announced that it will honor filmmaker and philanthropist Tyler Perry, Chairman and CEO of BNY Mellon, Gerald L. Hassell, and retiring President and CEO of McDonald’s Corporation, Don Thompson, on March 9, 2015 at 6:30pm at its Awards Dinner, the Foundation’s annual black-tie fundraiser held at the Waldorf Astoria. More
Emma Watson Launches Next Phase In HeForShe Campaign At Davos Forum

Emma Watson Launches Next Phase In HeForShe Campaign At Davos Forum Jan 26, 2015

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, UN Women – the United Nations entity dedicated to achieving women’s empowerment and gender equality – unveiled a new initiative to galvanize the support of global leaders to bring an end to the persisting inequalities faced by women and girls around the world. More
Stars Back Massive Action2015 Campaign

Stars Back Massive Action2015 Campaign Jan 19, 2015

A number of stars are backing Action2015, a huge campaign launched to make 2015 a huge breakthrough moment for people and planet. More
Global Divest-Invest Coalition to Announce Major Commitments on Eve of UN Summit

Global Divest-Invest Coalition to Announce Major Commitments on Eve of UN Summit Sep 18, 2014

A coalition of endowments and individuals committed to divesting from fossil fuels and investing in clean energy will announce pledges totaling $50 billion in assets and growing at a press conference in New York City on Monday, Sept. 22. More
Bono And Malala Yousafzai Mark Nelson Mandela Day

Bono And Malala Yousafzai Mark Nelson Mandela Day Jul 21, 2014

Friday was Nelson Mandela Day, and to mark the occasion, Desmond Tutu, Bono, Malala Yousafzai, Graca Machel, Muhammed Yunus and Mo Ibrahim have written a powerful letter to world leaders to make 2015 a transformative year in the fight against poverty, inequality and climate change. More
Eminent Figures Get Behind Effort To Free Nigerian Schoolgirls

Eminent Figures Get Behind Effort To Free Nigerian Schoolgirls May 8, 2014

A group of over 40 eminent individuals from around the world are today calling for a global effort to free the more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped last month. More
The Elders - Ukraine Clashes Risk A Dangerous Tug Of War

The Elders - Ukraine Clashes Risk A Dangerous Tug Of War May 7, 2014

The Elders – the collective of independent leaders that includes Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan, Mary Robinson and Jimmy Carter – are deeply concerned at the increasingly volatile situation in Ukraine, where violent clashes between militias and Ukrainian forces threaten to escalate the crisis. More
Stars Mark 20th Anniversary Of Rwandan Genocide

Stars Mark 20th Anniversary Of Rwandan Genocide Apr 8, 2014

A group of eminent personalities has come together to remember Rwanda’s 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and to encourage people the world over to make their voices heard on the need to prevent such mass atrocities ever happening again. More
Desmond Tutu Challenges The World To Forgive

Desmond Tutu Challenges The World To Forgive Apr 7, 2014

Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu have announced the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge, a free online program starting May 4, 2014, designed to teach the world how to forgive. More
Prince William And Pope Francis Support Street Child World Cup

Prince William And Pope Francis Support Street Child World Cup Apr 1, 2014

Pope Francis and Prince William have pledged their support for the Street Child World Cup as the tournament kicked off this weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. More
Paul McCartney Kicks Off Everyone Matters Day Campaign

Paul McCartney Kicks Off Everyone Matters Day Campaign Mar 26, 2014

As London, Los Angeles, Dublin, Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Memphis, Dallas and other cities in the U.S. and the globe get set for the 1st Everyone Matters Day on April 2, Sir Paul McCartney has kicked off the #IAM campaign with his selfie affirming: “I AM A SCOUSER.” More
Audrey Hepburn's Son Joins Everyone Matters Campaign

Audrey Hepburn's Son Joins Everyone Matters Campaign Mar 10, 2014

Sean Hepburn Ferrer – Chair of UNICEF'S Audrey Hepburn Society and the son of actress Audrey Hepburn – is the latest public figure to join the growing global Everyone Matters campaign, which advocates for everyone’s right to be who they are, without judgment, shame or attack. More
Desmond Tutu Leads Global Call To Reject Keystone XL‏

Desmond Tutu Leads Global Call To Reject Keystone XL‏ Mar 10, 2014

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is leading a campaign backed by 11 celebrities, scientists and political leaders from around the world publishing an open letter calling on US Secretary of State John Kerry to reject the Keystone XL pipeline project. More
Join Desmond Tutu And Jimmy Carter For Twitter Q&A On Women's Rights

Join Desmond Tutu And Jimmy Carter For Twitter Q&A On Women's Rights Mar 6, 2014

Desmond Tutu, Jimmy Carter and Hina Jilani are preparing for their first ever Twitter Q&A on women’s rights – to be held at 2pm GMT today. More
Richard Branson - Backwards Step For Gay Rights In Uganda

Richard Branson - Backwards Step For Gay Rights In Uganda Feb 26, 2014

Sir Richard Branson has continued to speak out against Uganda’s new anti-gay laws. More
The Elders Call For Swift Action In The Central African Republic

The Elders Call For Swift Action In The Central African Republic Feb 21, 2014

The Elders yesterday called on the international community, notably the UN Security Council, to take all possible measures to restore peace and security urgently to the Central African Republic (CAR), where inter-communal violence has worsened and credible allegations of widespread human rights abuses have been reported. More