Bill Gates Helps Launch Middle East Thought Leadership Programme

Bill Gates Helps Launch Middle East Thought Leadership Programme Dec 21, 2015

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have launched a global thought leadership platform to help frame and stimulate regional and global debate on vital development issues shaping the Middle East. More
British Heart Foundation Announces Star-Studded Charity Auction

British Heart Foundation Announces Star-Studded Charity Auction Jan 22, 2015

The British Heart Foundation has launched an exclusive online auction of luxury items and experiences as part of their glamorous ‘Roll out the Red’ Ball taking place on Tuesday 10th February at the Park Lane Hotel, London. More
Gaza: Deadly Shelling Of Another UN School Draws Condemnation

Gaza: Deadly Shelling Of Another UN School Draws Condemnation Jul 30, 2014

As another United Nations school serving as a shelter for Palestinians in Gaza was hit by shells this morning, killing children, senior UN officials strongly condemned the attacks and warned against the targeting of civilians. More
Chime For Change Funds 210 Projects In 81 Countries

Chime For Change Funds 210 Projects In 81 Countries Jul 19, 2013

CHIME FOR CHANGE, the global campaign for girls’ and women’s empowerment founded by Gucci, is pleased to announce that THE SOUND OF CHANGE LIVE concert event has helped raise funds to support 210 projects for girls and women across the globe. More
Malala Yousafzai Addresses United Nations On Her Birthday

Malala Yousafzai Addresses United Nations On Her Birthday Jul 15, 2013

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban for attending classes, on Friday addressed hundreds of young people at the United Nations, urging them to use education as a weapon against extremism. More
Chime For Change Launches Powerful Stories Of Women Around The World

Chime For Change Launches Powerful Stories Of Women Around The World Jul 10, 2013

CHIME FOR CHANGE, the global campaign for girls’ and women’s empowerment founded by Gucci, has announced the launch of its storytelling platform, designed to shine a light on stories celebrating and spotlighting courageous girls and women around the world. More
Gordon Brown To Present UN Global Education First Initiative

Gordon Brown To Present UN Global Education First Initiative Mar 25, 2013

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, now United Nations’ Special Envoy for Global Education, is to present the UN Global Education First Initiative in a high-profile MIPTV conference session, scheduled for Wednesday 10 April in Cannes, France. More
Salma Hayek And Beyoncé Chime For Change

Salma Hayek And Beyoncé Chime For Change Feb 28, 2013

At the TEDxWomen luncheon, Salma Hayek Pinault has announced CHIME FOR CHANGE, founded by Gucci, a new global campaign to raise funds and awareness for girls’ and women’s empowerment. More
Gordon Brown Says 2013 Is The Year Of The Woman

Gordon Brown Says 2013 Is The Year Of The Woman Jan 30, 2013

As The UN Special Envoy for Global Education, former Prime Minister of the UK Gordon Brown has been blogging at the Huffington Post about girls: girls without education, girls enslaved, girls in violence, girls without healthcare. More
Angelina Jolie Says Education Is A Powerful Thing

Angelina Jolie Says Education Is A Powerful Thing Nov 8, 2012

When Taliban gunmen shot Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai on her school bus a month ago, they said it was to set an example. The outspoken student, only 15 years old according to officials at her school, had been advocating for girls’ education and human rights for several years, ignoring warnings to keep quiet. More
Little Britain's David Walliams Surprises Inspirational Teen

Little Britain's David Walliams Surprises Inspirational Teen Oct 24, 2012

Little Britain star David Walliams gave a very special teen a massive surprise this week when he disguised himself as a penguin keeper at London Zoo. More
Naomi Campbell To Be Honored At Charity Angel Ball

Naomi Campbell To Be Honored At Charity Angel Ball Sep 15, 2011

Naomi Campbell will be honoured for her charity work, specifically concerning cancer research. More
Stars To Celebrate Global Health Achievements

Stars To Celebrate Global Health Achievements Jun 1, 2011

Whoopi Goldberg, Sir Richard Branson, Ted Turner, Sarah Jessica Parker, George Soros, Gordon Brown and many more will come together this week to celebrate global health achievements. More
Unsung Children's Champions Honored At Celebrity Charity Awards

Unsung Children's Champions Honored At Celebrity Charity Awards Mar 31, 2011

A host of British stars – including Simon Cowell, James Corden and Davina McCall – were spotted out-and-about at a special charity event in London last night to honor some unsung children’s champions. More
Celebrity Red Noses Raise Record Amount For Charity

Celebrity Red Noses Raise Record Amount For Charity Mar 21, 2011

Comic Relief delivered another spectacular evening of top TV treats in the UK on Friday, as Red Nose Day 2011 entertained the nation while raising an incredible sum of money to help poor and vulnerable people in the UK and Africa. The TV event raised £74,360,207 (US$118 million) – the highest total reached on the night in Red Nose Day’s 23 year history. More
The Jade Goody Effect: Research Into Celebrity Charity Support

The Jade Goody Effect: Research Into Celebrity Charity Support Jan 10, 2011

Researchers at Bath Spa University are teaming up with a national cancer charity to investigate how young women responded to the media coverage of Jade Goody's death from cervical cancer. More
Stars Back Campaign To Find Missing Girl

Stars Back Campaign To Find Missing Girl Jan 5, 2011

Several celebrities have taken to Twitter to help raise awareness of a 14-year-old girl missing in London. More
Christy Turlington Blogs Charity

Christy Turlington Blogs Charity Jun 8, 2010

Women Deliver, an international conference addressing women’s health issues, is currently on in Washington. Among the many stars to be part of the conference is Christy Turlington, who has blogged about the importance of the conference. More
Stars Announced For Idol Gives Back

Stars Announced For Idol Gives Back Apr 3, 2010

Emmy Award-winning Idol Gives Back welcomes Alicia Keys, Carrie Underwood, The Black Eyed Peas, Annie Lennox and Jeff Beck as performers on this year’s event, airing Wednesday, April 21. More
Stars Urge For Maternal Health In Amnesty Film

Stars Urge For Maternal Health In Amnesty Film Mar 13, 2010

Celebrities including Keira Knightley, Annie Lennox, James Purefoy and Beverley Knight have called on the UK Government to make maternal and newborn health a priority in its international development assistance in a new short film released by Amnesty International yesterday (12 March). More
Celebrity Love Tokens To Be Auctioned For Charity

Celebrity Love Tokens To Be Auctioned For Charity Mar 10, 2010

A British charity that works with vulnerable children and their families is to launch a celebrity charity auction this month featuring “love tokens” from some big stars. More
LTTS Exclusive - The Sugababes Help Fight Cervical Cancer In Style

LTTS Exclusive - The Sugababes Help Fight Cervical Cancer In Style Feb 1, 2010

LookToTheStars.org UK Correspondent Richard Barker was extremely fortunate to recently attend a special event in London with his good friend Hayley Mac (Miss United Kingdom and Miss Galaxy 2010), where celebrities and young women helped to raise awareness about Cervical Cancer. He filed this exclusive report and photos. More
British Stars Contribute To Alzheimer's Wall Of Memories

British Stars Contribute To Alzheimer's Wall Of Memories Jan 27, 2010

The British prime minister has joined some of the UK’s favorite famous faces in contributing to a special memory wall for the Alzheimer's Research UK. More
Simon Cowell Brings Stars Together For Charity Single

Simon Cowell Brings Stars Together For Charity Single Jan 25, 2010

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown and The Sun newspaper have asked Simon Cowell, the brains behind “American Idol” and “X Factor,” to orchestrate a single that will benefit the earthquake victims of Haiti. More
Aung San Suu Kyi Receives Unanimous Support

Aung San Suu Kyi Receives Unanimous Support Aug 18, 2009

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi received her sentencing last week: 18 more months of house arrest for breaking the terms of her current detention when she allowed a stranger into her home for two days to recover from swimming across a lake to her property. More
Gordon Brown On State-of-the-Art Problem Solving

Gordon Brown On State-of-the-Art Problem Solving Aug 10, 2009

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown sees modern communication technology as a part of the answer to addressing world problems. A surprise speaker last month at a TED conference in the UK, Prime Minister Brown said that the ability to communicate across the world instantaneously is a tool that can link moral obligations, especially with pictures. More
Stars Sign Mini For British Forces Morale

Stars Sign Mini For British Forces Morale Jul 3, 2009

A car signed by some of Britain’s favorite stars will go up for auction at Bonhams Auction House tonight, July 3, to raise money for the British Forces Foundation's Lap of Honour charity, which aims to boost morale in Britiain’s Armed Forces. More
Geri Halliwell Presents Childbirth Report To Government

Geri Halliwell Presents Childbirth Report To Government May 8, 2009

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell has launched a campaign to help provide better care for women during childbirth. More
David Beckham Kicks Malaria Out

David Beckham Kicks Malaria Out Apr 21, 2009

Malaria No More UK, the British extension of a US charity that aims to prevent millions of deaths worldwide, has attracted the support of David Beckham, Andy Murray and Denise Lewis, who have been named as members of the leadership council of the new campaign. More
Celebrity Clothes Get Ripped For Charity

Celebrity Clothes Get Ripped For Charity Nov 12, 2008

A new fashion initiative with a difference has been launched – featuring the shredded old clothes of celebrities – to raise money for charity and persuade people in the UK to recycle their unwanted threads. More