Today, Thursday, September 27th, Kristen Bell will participate in the ceremonial lighting of the Empire State Building in support of the Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) and its mission to empower women working to build peace and respond to crises around the world.
The Empire State Building lighting will be featured by the WPHF at its evening event and reception “Accelerating the Women’s Movement for Peace” during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, September 27, 2018. The event – held in the UN Delegates Dining Room at 6:30 p.m. – will feature Ms. Bell alongside women peacebuilders, government officials and civil society representatives.
The Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) is the only global financing mechanism dedicated exclusively to supporting women’s participation in peacebuilding and humanitarian action. WPHF is a flexible and rapid financing tool supporting quality interventions to enhance the capacity of local women to prevent conflict, respond to crises and emergencies, and seize key peacebuilding opportunities. WPHF is an innovative partnership between Member States, the UN, and civil society, with all stakeholders represented on its global Funding Board. For more information on the Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund, please visit www.WPHFund.org , www.facebook.com/WPHFund , www.twitter.com/WPHFund @wphfund , or www.instagram.com/WPHFund .
Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan (from base to antenna), the Empire State Building, owned by Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., is the “World’s Most Famous Building.” With new investments in energy efficiency, infrastructure, public areas and amenities, the Empire State Building has attracted first-rate tenants in a diverse array of industries from around the world. The skyscraper’s robust broadcasting technology supports major television and FM radio stations in the New York metropolitan market. The Empire State Building was named America’s favorite building in a poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects, and the Empire State Building Observatory is one of the world’s most beloved attractions as the region’s #1 tourist destination. For more information on the Empire State Building, please visit , , @EmpireStateBldg, , or .