Next week, leaders from business, civil society, and other sectors will gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss global changes, challenges, and opportunities.
A conversation this important needs everyone’s attention. You can make your voice heard by participating in a special conversation called “You+Davos+SocialGood” on Tuesday, January 14.Read More
Happy New Year from the UN Foundation! As 2014 gets underway, we’re sharing a few news highlights that came out over the holidays. Check out the stories we’re following, and let us know what you’re reading by tweeting us at @unfoundation using the hashtag #globalreads.Read More
This past May, a global community of innovators, social entrepreneurs, and thought leaders united around a shared vision: That today’s connected generation can leverage technology and new media to help create a better world. Here is a look at the highlights of +Social Good’s first year:Read More
As the year comes to a close, the UN Foundation wants to say thank you. Your support makes our work possible. Together we have helped the United Nations improve global health and save lives, promote the rights of girls and women, protect the planet, and much more. While our challenges are great, so are the opportunities to make a difference. We look forward to working with you in 2014.Read More
I am writing this post following the inaugural session in Paris of Social Good Week 2013. The auditorium at the Gaite Lyrique in downtown Paris was filled to capacity with people who define themselves as leaders and innovators in the French Social Good movement.Read More
#GivingTuesday on Tuesday, December 3, is a chance to talk with our families about the true spirit of the holidays. Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this day kicks off the “giving season” and invites people to take a moment to support the causes they care about.Read More
The U.S. made history yesterday – but not in a way that’ll make you proud.
For the first time ever, we lost our vote in a United Nations organization for failing to pay our dues. And the agency we just walked away from is none other than the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), whose programs are clearly and directly in the interests of Americans.Read More