We put on around 150 events a year, drawing upwards of 7,500 participants from all over the world and all walks of life. These events take place from Addis Ababa to Austin, Delhi to Washington, D.C. They include private roundtables for high-level UN officials and Member States to grassroots gatherings on Capitol Hill and energetic festivals like the Social Good Summit and our annual Global Leadership Dinner. We connect, convene, and empower people who care about creating positive change in the world and want to help the UN advance global progress for all.

Upcoming Events

Shot@Life Champion Summit

February 24 - 26, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

    The 2020 Shot@Life Champion Summit, which will take place in Washington, D.C. from Monday, February 24 through Wednesday, February 26, will …

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Women’s Leadership Lunch | Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 5, 2020 | Conrad Hotel | Washington, DC

In honor of International Women’s Day, on Thursday, March 5, 2020 the UN Foundation will host the Women’s Leadership Lunch …

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Nothing But Nets Leadership Summit

March 8 - 10, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

The Nothing But Nets Leadership Summit provides attendees with workshops and trainings to help them become effective leaders and advocates in their …

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Investor Summit on Climate Risk

March 23 - 24, 2020 | New York City, N.Y.

The Investor Summit on Climate Risk, co-hosted by the UN Foundation, Ceres, and the UN Office for Partnerships will mobilize the world’s most influential capital market leaders to scale up and accelerate the actions that are crucial to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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Past Events

United Nations Foundation’s We the Peoples Dinner

November 20, 2019

An evening to celebrate global leadership. The United Nations Foundation Global Leadership Dinner has for more than 20 years been a unique occasion recognizing extraordinary individuals and organizations who work to further the purposes of the United Nations, and to advance causes of impact and value to the global community to help build a better world.

2019 Social Good Summit

September 22, 2019

In the Social Good Summit’s landmark 10th year, we’re tackling the most important issue of our time: climate change. Social Good Summit 2019 will bring together global leaders, activists, and brands for an epic day of constructive dialogue and onstage activations.

Humanitarian Energy Conference 2019

July 31, 2019

The Humanitarian Energy Conference (HEC) is a new global event that convenes the broad community of actors and initiatives worldwide …