Ariel Foundation International is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations
May 2015 saw the Changemakers represented for the first time at the 68th Annual World Health Assembly. Delegates were audience to influential speakers like German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Working groups proposed solutions in three crucial problem areas; World Health Organisation reform, communicable diseases and the health of young people in long-term conflict zones. Palestinian Changemakers also made their voice heard through a prepared video, discussing the health issues that affect them as people living under occupation.