Helping the UN build a better world.

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Who
We Are

We connect people, ideas, and resources to the UN to deliver a better world for all.

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Why
We Do It

The UN has the mission and reach to solve global problems at a time when collective action is needed more than ever.

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COMMEMORATING THE UN’S 75TH ANNIVERSARY

Seventy-five years ago, the United Nations Charter was signed in San Francisco. It enshrined the equality and dignity of all humans at the heart of the UN.

Now more than ever we need to recommit to the UN Charter’s vision.

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PEACE ON PURPOSE

The United Nations Foundation partnered with lululemon to create meditation tools for UN development and humanitarian workers. Now we’re making them available for people facing stress in the world right now.

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COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

The World Health Organization is leading and coordinating the global effort, supporting countries to prevent, detect, and respond to COVID-19. The COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund gives individuals, companies, and philanthropies the ability to directly support their efforts to combat the pandemic.

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WHAT WE DO

 

We advance human dignity and protect the planet through our work on transformative issues critical to humanity’s shared future. We strive to defend progress already made and unlock the collective promise of the Sustainable Development Goals across interconnected issues, including climate, health, gender equality, human rights, data and technology, peace, and humanitarian response.

Issues

We help the UN tackle pressing issues facing humanity.

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Initiatives

We incubate initiatives for impact.

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Communities

We build diverse communities to support the UN and its work.

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What's New

Q&A: Behind the Scenes of Vaccine Development with CEPI’s Dr. Melanie Saville

Dr. Melanie Saville, the Director of Vaccine Development at...

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Protecting Sexual Health in a Time of Crisis

Young people still need access to contraception – even...

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Women in Nepal Saving Lives—One Kitchen at a Time

Pollution from cooking fuels kills up to 4 million...

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