Tagged: Ted Turner

Special Feature: Oman Goes Global

Small but prosperous Persian Gulf state takes international stage with opening of magnificent new opera house and global initiative partnership with the Aspen Institute.

Un-Stoppable

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner wanted his 1998 address to the UN Association (UNA) to have a major impact. It certainly did when he announced in his matter-of-fact “Ted way” that he was donating $1 billion to support UN causes and activities. The result was the establishment of the UN Foundation. Michael M. Clements interviews the visionary philanthropist to find out what he thinks about the results thus far…

UN Foundation Events

Location: Residences of Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn, Jim Kimsey, and British Ambassador Sir Nigel and Lady Sheinwald WL EXCLUSIVE – Photos by Joseph Allen, Carrie Dorean, and Kyle Samperton HOME SWEET HOME: Since...

Refugees International Dinner

Location: Embassy of Italy WL SPONSORED – Photos be Betsy Spruill Clarke CELEBRATING 30 YEARS: A major anniversary honoring Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kans.) and Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) for their Congressional refugee protection efforts...