About United Nations Foundation

The United Nations Foundation builds public-private partnerships to address the world’s most pressing problems and broadens support for the UN through advocacy and public outreach. Through innovative campaigns and initiatives, we connect people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems. The Foundation was created in 1998 as a U.S. public charity by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner and now is supported by global corporations, foundations, governments, and individuals.

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  1. Article: Everything You Need to Know About the Global Gag Rule
    Girls & Women

    Everything You Need to Know About the Global Gag Rule

    Feb. 22, 2017 |United Nations Foundation

    Here's what you need to know about the Global Gag Rule. Read more

  2. Article: From Embroidery to Bread: How Women in Jordan Are Growing Diverse Micro-businesses
    Finance & Innovation

    From Embroidery to Bread: How Women in Jordan Are Growing Diverse Micro-businesses

    Nov. 7, 2016 |United Nations Foundation

    From Syria and Jordan, these women are smart and business savvy. Read more

  3. Article: We won’t achieve gender equality without data equality
    Girls & Women

    We won’t achieve gender equality without data equality

    May 13, 2016 |United Nations Foundation

    Data is a key ingredient for change. Read more

  4. Video: #EarthToParis, this is about all of us
    Environment

    #EarthToParis, this is about all of us

    By Gus Stahl| Nov. 5, 2015 |United Nations Foundation

    Jack Black can only say it so many times before we all have to say it. #EarthToParis Read more

  5. Video: Let the world know that the Global Goals matter to you
    Citizenship

    Let the world know that the Global Goals matter to you

    Sept. 24, 2015 |United Nations Foundation

    Start making a difference today by sharing these sustainable development goals. Read more

  6. Article: Let’s Make Sure Cooking Doesn’t Kill
    Food & Hunger

    Let’s Make Sure Cooking Doesn’t Kill

    Aug. 7, 2015 |United Nations Foundation

    In support of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves. Read more

  7. Article: A 101 on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (with gifs!)
    Citizenship

    A 101 on the Post-2015 Development Agenda (with gifs!)

    April 15, 2015 |United Nations Foundation

    It's important we understand why this "to do" list matters. Read more

  8. Article: 6 reasons to care about stopping measles worldwide
    Health

    6 reasons to care about stopping measles worldwide

    April 15, 2015 |United Nations Foundation

    About 400 people, mostly children, die of measles every day. Read more

  9. Article: 5 days, 5 facts, 5 reasons to act
    Health

    5 days, 5 facts, 5 reasons to act

    April 15, 2015 |United Nations Foundation

    This is a time to feel hopeful, not hopeless, about our global future. Read more

  10. Article: A big step to stop child marriage in Malawi
    Girls & Women

    A big step to stop child marriage in Malawi

    April 15, 2015 |United Nations Foundation

    This is worth celebrating. Read more

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