Helping the UN build a better world.

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We Are

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

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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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American Leadership on the SDGs

People across the U.S. are making the Sustainable Development Goals a local agenda. Explore how communities are implementing the SDGs across the country.

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Our Common Agenda

The landmark report from the UN Secretary-General charts a future of greater cooperation. Learn why it’s needed more now than ever, and how UN Foundation helped.

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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.


We help the UN tackle pressing issues facing humanity.

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We incubate initiatives for impact.

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

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