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What’s in a Good Education?

By Jenni Lee on January 30, 2014

Young or old, male or female, Asia, the Americas, or Africa, all of these groups rank a good education as a top priority in the UN’s MY World survey (which asks people to share what issues are important to them in the future global development agenda).

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You+Davos+SocialGood

By Zain Habboo on January 13, 2014

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.

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What We’re Reading

By Jenni Lee on January 8, 2014

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.

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Five Favorite Moments From +Socialgood’s First Year

By Anne Rosenthal on December 26, 2013

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:

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Happy Holidays

By Aaron Sherinian on December 24, 2013

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.

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Top 10 Facebook posts of 2013

By Heather Faison on December 13, 2013

This year has been an exciting time for our team. As we look back on 2013, we?re counting down the top 10 Facebook posts that our supporters talked about and shared the most.

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3 Themes from Social Good Week Paris

By Aaron Sherinian on December 12, 2013

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.

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