Antonio Guterres to Ted Turner

Antonio Guterres to Ted Turner

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This letter, dated 21 September 2018, from Secretary-General Antonio Guterres congratulates Ted Turner and the United Nations Foundation on twenty years of work, specifically mentioning the Millenium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals. In 1997, CNN founder Ted Turner gave $1 billion to create the United Nations Foundation to support international efforts to address global challenges. His gift helped launch a new era of large-scale, ambitious, and sometimes controversial philanthropy, particularly by titans of media, tech, and finance companies.
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Turner, Ted
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United States
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overall: 27.8 cm x 21.5 cm x.01 cm; 10 15/16 in x 8 15/32 in x in
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United Nations Foundation
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National Museum of American History
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