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United Nations Foundation

The United Nations Foundation was launched in 1998 with a $1 billion gift from Ted Turner to support the United Nations causes. The creation of the Foundation was intended to encourage other donors to also support the UN in its activities. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
United Nations Foundation has hosted 3 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 2004 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per video was 2008 with an average of 537 views per video. Most common tag: United Nations.

Recent Programs

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    Rights of Women

    Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah spoke about the advancements of women and the challenges they still faced. Queen Rania, a member of…

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    Tsunami Relief

    The United Nation Foundation held a briefing on the six-month review of tsunami relief and reconstruction. Members of the…

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    Moving Mountains: The Race to Treat Global AIDS

    Anne-Christine D’Adesky spoke about her book Moving Mountains: The Race to Treat Global AIDS, published by Verso. The book…

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