Rotary | thenewsmarket.com > Latest News http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/all ba23059a-8746-45a0-971f-9e7e50afcda0/Rotary bringing the world to Atlanta in June http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-bringing-the-world-to-atlanta-in-june/s/ba23059a-8746-45a0-971f-9e7e50afcda0 Rotary bringing the world to Atlanta in June Bill Gates to keynote convention ATLANTA, Ga. (Feb. 14, 2017) – Rotary’s 108th annual international convention June 10–14 is expected to attract 40,000 Rotary club members from over 160 countries,... ]]> 2/14/2017 12:13:00 PM 21252c97-bd3b-4859-b201-f21b1ae5bfa1/Rotary announces new general manager and chief philanthropy officer http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-announces-new-general-manager-and-chief-philanthropy-officer/s/21252c97-bd3b-4859-b201-f21b1ae5bfa1 Rotary announces new general manager and chief philanthropy officer Rotary taps fundraising expert, Eric Schmelling, to manage philanthropy and fundraising for the humanitarian service organization’s $1 billion charitable arm – The Rotary Foundation . As general... ]]> 2/3/2017 9:07:00 PM 1980283b-f11b-42e5-a014-4e65942244ba/Rotary hires chief investment officer (CIO) http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-hires-chief-investment-officer--cio-/s/1980283b-f11b-42e5-a014-4e65942244ba Rotary hires chief investment officer (CIO) Rotary taps non-profit investment expert Eric Jones to manage and grow the humanitarian organization’s $1 billion in assets. As CIO, Jones will provide leadership, vision and oversight for the... ]]> 2/3/2017 8:58:00 PM 9c0ca116-84b5-42b5-ad57-f11b4e1a2c9e/Rotary announces US$35 million to support a polio-free world http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-announces-us-35-million-to-support-a-polio-free-world/s/9c0ca116-84b5-42b5-ad57-f11b4e1a2c9e Rotary announces US$35 million to support a polio-free world Rotary today announced $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, bringing the humanitarian service organization’s contribution to $140 million since January 2016. Nearly... ]]> 1/19/2017 5:18:00 PM 96375c4f-248a-4230-8c87-2b1d0d8ccb69/Business leader Samuel Owori will become first Ugandan to head Rotary International – 2018-19 http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/business-leader-samuel-owori-will-become-first-ugandan-to-head-rotary-international---2018-19/s/96375c4f-248a-4230-8c87-2b1d0d8ccb69 Business leader Samuel Owori will become first Ugandan to head Rotary International – 2018-19 Aims to build membership and understanding of organization’s impact and values EVANSTON, Ill., USA (5 October 2016) — Samuel “Sam” Owori of Kampala, Uganda was today confirmed president-nominee of... ]]> 10/5/2016 4:46:00 PM e2efbcc7-56a7-470f-bdc4-95800d872aa7/Rotary Announces US$35 Million to Support a Polio-Free World http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-announces-us-35-million-to-support-a-polio-free-world/s/e2efbcc7-56a7-470f-bdc4-95800d872aa7 Rotary Announces US$35 Million to Support a Polio-Free World Rotary today committed an additional $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, bringing the humanitarian service organization's contribution to $105 million in 2016. ]]> 9/20/2016 2:50:00 PM 3337287f-eff4-4d26-a797-b681345efa28/Rotary and ShelterBox renew partnership to aid disaster survivors worldwide http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-and-shelterbox-renew-partnership-to-aid-disaster-survivors-worldwide/s/3337287f-eff4-4d26-a797-b681345efa28 Rotary and ShelterBox renew partnership to aid disaster survivors worldwide EVANSTON, Ill. (July 26, 2016) — Rotary and disaster relief charity ShelterBox renewed a three-year agreement to provide immediate, lifesaving assistance to survivors of natural disasters and... ]]> 7/26/2016 8:54:00 PM 68bb1ed7-3186-4150-aac5-d03e0c71fe2a/Rotary International Reaches Record Pre-registration Numbers http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-international-reaches-record-pre-registration-numbers/s/68bb1ed7-3186-4150-aac5-d03e0c71fe2a Rotary International Reaches Record Pre-registration Numbers ATLANTA, Ga., USA (11 July 2016) – In preparation of the 2017 Rotary International Convention, Rotary received a record number of paid pre-registrations during the 2016 convention. With nearly a... ]]> 7/14/2016 9:16:00 PM 1354df8e-fa6c-433b-b6a2-55ece2613198/Rotary hosts panel on drinking water safety in Chicago http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-hosts-panel-on-drinking-water-safety-in-chicago/s/1354df8e-fa6c-433b-b6a2-55ece2613198 Rotary hosts panel on drinking water safety in Chicago As the number of Chicago Public Schools testing positive for elevated levels of toxic lead continues to rise in the wake of the Flint, Michigan water crisis, Rotary yesterday hosted a panel... ]]> 6/17/2016 6:47:00 PM 5e5f533c-56dc-497d-810a-88c53418c5af/Rotary’s 107th annual convention concludes; setting the record as Korea’s most multicultural, non-profit gathering http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotarys-107th-annual-convention-concludes-setting-the-record-as-koreas-most-multicultural-non-profit/s/5e5f533c-56dc-497d-810a-88c53418c5af Rotary’s 107th annual convention concludes; setting the record as Korea’s most multicultural, non-profit gathering UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn delivered opening remarks;Rotary committed US$35 million to end polio; Korea gains an estimated US$245 million in tourism... ]]> 6/1/2016 9:33:00 PM c0fd2b0c-2929-4654-902e-04800e6dd1d4/Rotary clubs in Korea improve communities at home and abroad http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-clubs-in-korea-improve-communities-at-home-and-abroad/s/c0fd2b0c-2929-4654-902e-04800e6dd1d4 Rotary clubs in Korea improve communities at home and abroad From protecting the environment to eradicating a paralyzing disease, Korea’s Rotary clubs are addressing humanitarian challenges facing the world today GOYANG CITY, Korea (26 May 2016) – As Rotary... ]]> 5/31/2016 4:50:00 PM ffaab2cb-da0b-488b-a598-7abaf0d324fa/2016 Rotary International Convention opens with 50,000 registrants from 160 nations http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/2016-rotary-international-convention--opens-with-50000-registrants-from-160-nations/s/ffaab2cb-da0b-488b-a598-7abaf0d324fa 2016 Rotary International Convention opens with 50,000 registrants from 160 nations Ban Ki-moon UN Secretary-General, Hwang Kyo-ahn Prime Minister deliver opening plenary address GOYANG CITY, Korea (29 May 2016) Ban Ki-moon, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General addressed nearly... ]]> 5/31/2016 4:12:00 PM 34c16cf2-387f-47a0-acaf-fa1b736d55f0/Rotary announces US$35 million in additional funds to end polio worldwide http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-announces-us-35-million-in-additional-funds-to-end-polio-worldwide/s/34c16cf2-387f-47a0-acaf-fa1b736d55f0 Rotary announces US$35 million in additional funds to end polio worldwide GOYANG CITY, Korea (31 May 2016) — Rotary today committed an additional $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio – donating a total of $70 million in 2016 alone. The announcemen ]]> 5/31/2016 3:17:00 PM ccc10952-3ff2-4ccf-84a7-78e5cd089a8a/Media Guide International Convention 2016 http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/media-guide-international-convention-2016/s/ccc10952-3ff2-4ccf-84a7-78e5cd089a8a Media Guide International Convention 2016 Rotary International 2016 Convention Media Guide ]]> 5/17/2016 6:54:00 PM c51d6fbc-7474-404e-9fc7-dcda49b5b775/Rotary brings the world to Korea http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-brings-the-world-to-korea/s/c51d6fbc-7474-404e-9fc7-dcda49b5b775 Rotary brings the world to Korea Most multi-cultural, non-profit gathering in Korea will bring KRW 292.5 billion GOYANG CITY, Korea (11 May 2016) – From Belize to Zimbabwe, Rotary’s 107th annual international convention 28 May –... ]]> 5/15/2016 8:13:00 PM adaff5d6-29dc-42d5-9339-5367fa2092c6/Rotary members attend Jubilee Audience at the Vatican http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-members-attend-jubilee-audience-at-the-vatican/s/adaff5d6-29dc-42d5-9339-5367fa2092c6 Rotary members attend Jubilee Audience at the Vatican Pope Francis thanks Rotary for its efforts to end polio and urges Rotary members to continue vaccination campaigns Vatican City (30 April 2016) — Nearly 9,000 members of Rotary from across the... ]]> 4/30/2016 2:44:00 PM 806b13c7-ba7b-46ca-943b-a21e430a76be/Rotary Gives US$35 Million To End Polio Worldwide http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-gives-us-35-million-to-end-polio-worldwide/s/806b13c7-ba7b-46ca-943b-a21e430a76be Rotary Gives US$35 Million To End Polio Worldwide EVANSTON, Ill. (13 January 2016) — Rotary announces $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio. In 2015, the world saw historic progress against the paralyzing disease, with just ]]> 1/13/2016 5:05:00 PM eb2187ec-8986-43fb-97c8-449d14396bec/Rotary honors six ‘Global Women of Action’ at the United Nations for their leadership and humanitarian service http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-honors-six-global-women-of-action-at-the-united-nations-for-their-leadership-and-humanitarian/s/eb2187ec-8986-43fb-97c8-449d14396bec Rotary honors six ‘Global Women of Action’ at the United Nations for their leadership and humanitarian service EVANSTON, Ill. (Oct. 19, 2015) — Rotary will honor six women – all members of Rotary clubs across the globe – at its “Rotary Day at the United Nations” event on Nov. 7. Rotary’s ‘Global Women of... ]]> 10/19/2015 4:03:00 PM c2d89a62-cdf9-49e1-b9ce-66eb7a68998b/K.R. Ravindran becomes the first Sri Lankan to head Rotary http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/k.r.-ravindran-becomes-the-first-sri-lankan-to-head-rotary/s/c2d89a62-cdf9-49e1-b9ce-66eb7a68998b K.R. Ravindran becomes the first Sri Lankan to head Rotary Ravindran urges Rotary’s 1.2 million members to give the gifts of time, talent, and knowledge to improve lives in communities across the globe EVANSTON, Ill., USA (1 July, 2015) — K.R. “Ravi”... ]]> 7/1/2015 10:20:00 PM 9ee5ee6e-bfd2-41c9-9bee-c52fd688e8da/Rotary encourages Pakistan to continue its progress toward ending polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-encourages-pakistan-to-continue-its-progress-toward-ending-polio/s/9ee5ee6e-bfd2-41c9-9bee-c52fd688e8da Rotary encourages Pakistan to continue its progress toward ending polio Islamabad (27 June, 2015) — Rotary’s international leaders in the global fight to eradicate polio are in Pakistan this week to recognize the country’s continued commitment and progress toward... ]]> 6/27/2015 7:38:00 PM 68353697-b338-41f0-99cb-956e277883f9/Rotary grants US$40.3 million to eradicate polio worldwide http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-grants-us40.3-million-to-eradicate-polio-worldwide/s/68353697-b338-41f0-99cb-956e277883f9 Rotary grants US$40.3 million to eradicate polio worldwide EVANSTON, Ill. (16 June 2015) — The continued fight to stamp out polio will receive an additional $40.3 million boost from Rotary to support immunization activities and research carried out by the... ]]> 6/16/2015 8:30:00 AM 4cf45748-6e63-4541-a7df-7bf66c7aa460/European Parliament passes written declaration on polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/european-parliament-passes-written-declaration-on-polio/s/4cf45748-6e63-4541-a7df-7bf66c7aa460 European Parliament passes written declaration on polio EVANSTON, Ill. (11 June 2015) — Today the European Parliament announced the passage of a written declaration in support of the global effort to eradicate the crippling disease polio. The... ]]> 6/11/2015 2:07:00 PM 0e5f5443-b36e-41f7-9d97-06b135093b1d/Ivete Sangalo signs on to help Rotary eradicate polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/ivete-sangalo-signs-on-to-help-rotary-eradicate-polio/s/0e5f5443-b36e-41f7-9d97-06b135093b1d Ivete Sangalo signs on to help Rotary eradicate polio Announces partnership during Rotary's convention in São PauloSão Paulo (10 June 2015) – Latin Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter actress and television show host Ivete Sangalo, has agreed to sign ]]> 6/10/2015 2:48:00 PM b2377b71-0696-473d-a285-0fefdc2df867/Rotary International Convention Highlights http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-international-convention-highlights/s/b2377b71-0696-473d-a285-0fefdc2df867 Rotary International Convention Highlights Every year, Rotary International holds its International convention in a different host city. This year, Rotary will bring more than 15,000 members from across the world to São Paulo, Brazil, for... ]]> 6/8/2015 7:42:00 PM 09bfb52b-10e3-492f-b605-270d783f4ddb/Bill Gates sends congratulations to Rotary for 30 years of successful polio eradication efforts via video message http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/bill-gates-sends-congratulations-to-rotary-for-30-years-of-successful-polio-eradication-efforts-via-/s/09bfb52b-10e3-492f-b605-270d783f4ddb Bill Gates sends congratulations to Rotary for 30 years of successful polio eradication efforts via video message São Paulo (8 June 2015) – In a heartfelt video message shared with attendees of Rotary’s 106 annual convention in São Paulo, business magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates congratulated the... ]]> 6/8/2015 7:02:00 PM f33c36c0-bc6a-4101-8579-ee6259d4493e/Rotary to bring the world to São Paulo http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-to-bring-the-world-to-so-paulo/s/f33c36c0-bc6a-4101-8579-ee6259d4493e Rotary to bring the world to São Paulo São Paulo (6 June 2015) – São Paulo will host Rotary International’s 106th annual convention 6-9 June 2015, which is expected to attract more than 15,000 Rotary club members from over 150... ]]> 6/8/2015 4:21:00 PM fc69d838-7a91-42b8-a5a3-9cd242a4743c/Rotary clubs in São Paulo improve communities at home and abroad http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-clubs-in-so-paulo-improve-communities-at-home-and-abroad/s/fc69d838-7a91-42b8-a5a3-9cd242a4743c Rotary clubs in São Paulo improve communities at home and abroad SÃO PAULO (5 June 2015) – Rotary members from around the world, who will meet in São Paulo 6-9 June to share success stories and exchange ideas during the international humanitarian service... ]]> 6/5/2015 7:37:00 PM a862f051-e1a2-4386-bdce-9843386acb62/Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former president of Costa Rica Dr. Óscar Arias to speak at Rotary World Peace Symposium http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/nobel-peace-prize-laureate-and-former-president-of-costa-rica-dr.-scar-arias-to-speak-at-rotary-worl/s/a862f051-e1a2-4386-bdce-9843386acb62 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former president of Costa Rica Dr. Óscar Arias to speak at Rotary World Peace Symposium SÃO PAULO (4 June 2015) – Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Óscar Arias will deliver the keynote address at the Rotary World Peace Symposium, where students and alumni of Rotary’s Peace Centers... ]]> 6/4/2015 10:15:00 PM f2f0b1e1-0ac1-4b76-b207-00ee2d45c1c6/Rotary rallies the world for safe water and improved sanitation http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-rallies-the-world-for-safe-water-and-improved-sanitation/s/f2f0b1e1-0ac1-4b76-b207-00ee2d45c1c6 Rotary rallies the world for safe water and improved sanitation São Paulo (2 June 2015) – With the five reservoirs in the Cantareira system at dangerously low capacity, São Paulo is suffering its worst drought in eight decades. Members of the humanitarian... ]]> 6/4/2015 9:42:00 PM fb81621e-3c53-4b08-9032-994acaebbb0a/Rotary recognizes Japanese Prime Minister as leader in the global effort to eradicate polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-recognizes-japanese-prime-minister-as-leader-in-the-global-effort-to-eradicate-polio/s/fb81621e-3c53-4b08-9032-994acaebbb0a Rotary recognizes Japanese Prime Minister as leader in the global effort to eradicate polio TOKYO (May 28, 2015) — Rotary recognizes Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the government of Japan on 28 May with the organization's Polio Eradication Champion Award for outstanding commitment to ending t ]]> 5/28/2015 9:23:00 PM 2c6247f6-48a3-4a9a-8fce-1f44d3e27f0e/Rotary clubs worldwide mobilize in support of earthquake-ravaged Nepal http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-clubs-worldwide-mobilize-in-support-of-earthquake-ravaged-nepal/s/2c6247f6-48a3-4a9a-8fce-1f44d3e27f0e Rotary clubs worldwide mobilize in support of earthquake-ravaged Nepal EVANSTON, Ill., USA (April 29, 2015) — Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang is urging the humanitarian organization’s 1.2 million members worldwide to assist the victims of... ]]> 4/29/2015 2:34:00 PM 9cfdc9c9-665d-4707-974b-3f872aa42810/Rotary and UNESCO-IHE announce second graduating class from a scholarship program to improve water and sanitation in underserved communities http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-and-unesco-ihe-announce-second-graduating-class-from-a-scholarship-program-to-improve-water-a/s/9cfdc9c9-665d-4707-974b-3f872aa42810 Rotary and UNESCO-IHE announce second graduating class from a scholarship program to improve water and sanitation in underserved communities DELFT, The Netherlands (23 April 2015) — The second class of 16 Rotary sponsored scholars has graduated with Master of Science degrees in water education from the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water... ]]> 4/23/2015 6:03:00 AM f02f45aa-4575-4749-95ab-4e5556773382/Rotary torch to stop in Evanston on journey around the world in celebration of a polio-free India http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-torch-to-stop-in-evanston-on-journey-around-the-world-in-celebration-of-a-polio-free-india/s/f02f45aa-4575-4749-95ab-4e5556773382 Rotary torch to stop in Evanston on journey around the world in celebration of a polio-free India Evanston, Ill., (April 10, 2015) — In celebration of the decades-long battle and ultimate victory over polio in India and to shine a light on what is needed to eradicate the paralyzing disease worldwi ]]> 4/15/2015 9:47:00 PM a5b7faa2-e1e5-486d-8f71-722f4bd2edd2/Supermodel Isabelli Fontana vaccinates children against polio in India and calls for global support to end the disease worldwide http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/supermodel-isabelli-fontana-vaccinates-children-against-polio-in-india-and-calls-for-global-support-/s/a5b7faa2-e1e5-486d-8f71-722f4bd2edd2 Supermodel Isabelli Fontana vaccinates children against polio in India and calls for global support to end the disease worldwide EVANSTON, Ill., U.S.A. (March 19, 2015) – Brazilian model and Rotary polio ambassador Isabelli Fontana will travel to India in March to administer lifesaving polio vaccine and visit patients at... ]]> 3/20/2015 8:58:00 PM 0c88a7d6-aa44-4601-a0d1-00ca63e4ebfa/Rotary hosts film screening contrasting polio – a virus on the brink of global eradication – with the growing threat of preventable diseases in California. http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-hosts-film-screening-contrasting-polio-a-virus-on-the-brink-of-global-eradication-with-th/s/0c88a7d6-aa44-4601-a0d1-00ca63e4ebfa Rotary hosts film screening contrasting polio – a virus on the brink of global eradication – with the growing threat of preventable diseases in California. Rotary will screen two documentary films: Invisible Threat, which explores the immune system in relation to the debate on vaccine safety in the United States; and The Final Punc. ]]> 1/13/2015 9:10:00 PM 2a79314d-2d64-4130-95fc-7a212a5cd57b/Rotary recognizes Australian Prime Minister as leader in the global effort to eradicate polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-recognizes-australian-prime-minister-as-leader-in-the-global-effort-to-eradicate-polio/s/2a79314d-2d64-4130-95fc-7a212a5cd57b Rotary recognizes Australian Prime Minister as leader in the global effort to eradicate polio In recognition of his leadership and the support of the Australian government toward ending the paralyzing disease polio, Rotary presented Prime Minister Tony Abbott with its Polio Eradication Champio ]]> 12/12/2014 6:28:00 PM 29aaaec9-9a1d-4a5e-82c5-71c09c8bab26/World Polio Day 2014 http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-marks-world-polio-day-2014-with-us-44.7-million-in-grants-to-fight-polio-in-africa--asia-and/s/29aaaec9-9a1d-4a5e-82c5-71c09c8bab26 World Polio Day 2014 Rotary marks World Polio Day 2014 with US$44.7 million in grants to fight polio in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.Polio still threatens children today, robbing them of their mobility and so much... ]]> 10/21/2014 12:00:00 PM 4575196c-8256-4f06-8d62-889fec2faad6/Bike Against Hunger Cross-Country Trip Shines Light on Food Insecurity in The United States http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/bike-against-hunger-cross-country-trip-shines-light-on-food-insecurity-in-the-united-states/s/4575196c-8256-4f06-8d62-889fec2faad6 Bike Against Hunger Cross-Country Trip Shines Light on Food Insecurity in The United States A Seattle area Rotary club member and a companion are cycling from Washington State to Washington, D.C., this summer to raise awareness about hunger in America and – just as important – community-base ]]> 7/10/2014 8:21:00 PM f74324a6-804b-4056-bf5f-e13fe932aa58/Peace Corps & Rotary Announce Collaboration to Promote Global Development and Volunteer Service http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/peace-corps---rotary-announce-collaboration-to-promote-global-development-and-volunteer-service/s/f74324a6-804b-4056-bf5f-e13fe932aa58 Peace Corps & Rotary Announce Collaboration to Promote Global Development and Volunteer Service Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet and Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko today signed a letter of collaboration strengthening the organizations' cooperation in the Unit ]]> 5/5/2014 10:19:00 PM 09f0e1cd-7a94-46a4-9f89-50dff30eac68/Rotary y UNESCO-IHE anuncian graduación de la primera promoción de programa de becas para mejorar el acceso al agua y saneamiento en comunidades subatendidas http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-y-unesco-ihe-anuncian-graduaci-n-de-la-primera-promoci-n-de-programa-de-becas-para-mejorar-el/s/09f0e1cd-7a94-46a4-9f89-50dff30eac68 Rotary y UNESCO-IHE anuncian graduación de la primera promoción de programa de becas para mejorar el acceso al agua y saneamiento en comunidades subatendidas La primera promoción de cinco becarios patrocinados por Rotary concluyó sus estudios de maestría en ciencias en el Instituto UNESCO-IHE para la educación relativa al agua. Los flamantes graduados reto ]]> 4/24/2014 11:01:00 AM ba064212-8315-4e60-b508-049a8b077c23/Rotary, UNESCO-IHE announce the first graduating class from a scholarship program to improve water and sanitation in underserved communities http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary--unesco-ihe-announce-the-first-graduating-class-from-a-scholarship-program-to-improve-water-a/s/ba064212-8315-4e60-b508-049a8b077c23 Rotary, UNESCO-IHE announce the first graduating class from a scholarship program to improve water and sanitation in underserved communities The first class of five Rotary sponsored scholars has graduated with Master of Science degrees in water education from the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education. The graduates now will apply their ]]> 4/24/2014 11:01:00 AM 5ba0a640-05a3-46c0-9b19-6a554414680b/Rotary documentary spotlights HIV/AIDS prevention and health care in Africa http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-documentary-spotlights-hiv-aids-prevention-and-health-care-in-africa/s/5ba0a640-05a3-46c0-9b19-6a554414680b Rotary documentary spotlights HIV/AIDS prevention and health care in Africa The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) will air a 24-minute documentary about a project that brings free health care to African families on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 9 a.m. (SABC3) and 12.3 ]]> 3/28/2014 8:07:00 PM dc0e8a68-b270-4032-9b4e-e997c267082e/Rotary Brings Free Health Services Into Underserved Communities http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-brings-free-health-services-into-underserved-communities/s/dc0e8a68-b270-4032-9b4e-e997c267082e Rotary Brings Free Health Services Into Underserved Communities Rotary Family Health Days – an innovative international campaign providing free health-care services to underserved families -- launches its fourth edition in April 2014, aiming to reach 350,000 peopl ]]> 3/28/2014 12:00:00 PM ed8c8c64-eb76-420a-afdf-17f1d2409b09/Rotary releases US$35.9 million to fight polio in Africa and Asia http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-releases-us-35.9-million-to-fight-polio-in-africa-and-asia-/s/ed8c8c64-eb76-420a-afdf-17f1d2409b09 Rotary releases US$35.9 million to fight polio in Africa and Asia The continued fight to eliminate polio gets an additional $36 million boost from Rotary in support of polio immunization activities and research to be carried out by the Global Polio Eradication Initi ]]> 2/18/2014 10:53:00 PM 4f19de37-3736-43f0-b6b2-997cc29893ba/Rotary, Aga Khan University announce first graduating class in scholarship program aimed at reducing infant and maternal deaths in East Africa http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary--aga-khan-university-announce-first-graduating-class-in-scholarship-program/s/4f19de37-3736-43f0-b6b2-997cc29893ba Rotary, Aga Khan University announce first graduating class in scholarship program aimed at reducing infant and maternal deaths in East Africa With more than 50 percent of women in the developing world delivering babies without the assistance of skilled health personnel, Rotary, a global humanitarian service organization; and Aga Khan Univer ]]> 2/11/2014 5:50:00 PM ea2a223e-e4f4-4636-ab40-1866ae6ce083/Rotary Receives $1.85 Million from San Diego Business Leader http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-receives-1.85-million-from-san-diego-business-leader/s/ea2a223e-e4f4-4636-ab40-1866ae6ce083 Rotary Receives $1.85 Million from San Diego Business Leader San Diego businessman and Rotary club member Terrence Caster and his wife Barbara have donated $1.85 million to Rotary in support of the humanitarian service group's polio eradication and peace studie ]]> 1/15/2014 5:06:00 PM 6a9c3f1e-5358-4321-b12f-a5cb88802964/Rotary celebrates India's third straight polio-free year http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-celebrates-indias-third-straight-polio-free-year/s/6a9c3f1e-5358-4321-b12f-a5cb88802964 Rotary celebrates India's third straight polio-free year Rotary members worldwide are celebrating a major milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio: India, until recently an epicenter of the wild poliovirus, will mark the third anniversary of its... ]]> 1/10/2014 4:57:00 PM e4cb189d-6fb0-4db4-a5c2-b86c526dc1e2/Rotary announces president for 2015-16; first Sri Lankan ever to lead Rotary http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-announces-president-for-2015-16-first-sri-lankan-ever-to-lead-rotary/s/e4cb189d-6fb0-4db4-a5c2-b86c526dc1e2 Rotary announces president for 2015-16; first Sri Lankan ever to lead Rotary EVANSTON, Ill., USA (Dec. 23, 2013) — K.R. "Ravi" Ravindran, a business leader from Colombo, Sri Lanka, will be the 105th president of Rotary International – a global network of 1.2 million volunteers ]]> 12/23/2013 7:36:00 PM 56fec7d6-4a1c-453a-85f7-a80044125a5c/Rotary Responds to Polio Emergency in Syria http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-responds-to-polio-emergency-in-syria/s/56fec7d6-4a1c-453a-85f7-a80044125a5c Rotary Responds to Polio Emergency in Syria Rotary International will provide a US$500,000 emergency response grant to support efforts to quell a recent outbreak of the crippling disease polio in strife-torn Syria. The funds are the first to th ]]> 12/10/2013 5:30:00 PM f71d2bd5-440a-49a9-bbf3-4dd3aa56457e/Rotary clubs worldwide mobilize in support of typhoon-ravaged Philippines http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-clubs-worldwide-mobilize-in-support-of-typhoon-ravaged-philippines/s/f71d2bd5-440a-49a9-bbf3-4dd3aa56457e Rotary clubs worldwide mobilize in support of typhoon-ravaged Philippines Rotary International President Ron D. Burton is urging the humanitarian organization's 1.2 million members of its 34,000 Rotary clubs worldwide to assist victims of killer Typhoon Haiyan in any way po ]]> 11/18/2013 8:46:00 PM bd7e7b80-9c84-4054-8a0b-c6efcdbc4ae4/'Good Wife' Co-Star Archie Panjabi Partners with Rotary, Northwestern to Put Polio Eradication on Center Stage Oct. 24 http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/good-wife-co-star-archie-panjabi-partners-with-rotary-northwestern-to-put-polio-eradication-on-center-stage-oct.-24/s/bd7e7b80-9c84-4054-8a0b-c6efcdbc4ae4 'Good Wife' Co-Star Archie Panjabi Partners with Rotary, Northwestern to Put Polio Eradication on Center Stage Oct. 24 Emmy-winning actress Archie Panjabi, best known for her role as Kalinda on the hit series "The Good Wife," will talk about her volunteer work in support of polio eradication during a special program c ]]> 10/18/2013 4:50:00 PM 62fce37d-3139-455c-ba58-488dca902c54/Rotary and UNESCO-IHE partnership leads to 16 new water scholars in October 2013, first year class embarks on 6-month research projects http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-and-unesco-ihe-partnership-leads-to-16-new-water-scholars-in-october-2013-first-year-class-embarks-on-6-month-research-projects/s/62fce37d-3139-455c-ba58-488dca902c54 Rotary and UNESCO-IHE partnership leads to 16 new water scholars in October 2013, first year class embarks on 6-month research projects Building on the success of the Rotary and UNESCO-IHE partnership to train future water leaders, the second class of students – 16 in total – began graduate studies this month at UNESCO-IHE Institute ]]> 10/17/2013 8:44:00 PM e5f55907-3857-43dd-ab38-efbab2e87a0c/Rotary to Bring the World to Sydney http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-to-bring-the-world-to-sydney/s/e5f55907-3857-43dd-ab38-efbab2e87a0c Rotary to Bring the World to Sydney Sydney will host Rotary International's 105th annual convention 1-4 June 2014, which is expected to attract more than 18,000 Rotary club members from over 150 countries while injecting an estimated AU ]]> 10/10/2013 3:31:00 PM 98e8872f-59c8-4f51-91d1-b2ef357c023d/Rotary concludes international convention in Lisbon (23-26 June) http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-concludes-international-convention-in-lisbon-23-26-june/s/98e8872f-59c8-4f51-91d1-b2ef357c023d Rotary concludes international convention in Lisbon (23-26 June) LISBON, Portugal (27 June 2013) — Rotary's annual meeting held at Lisbon´s Pavilhão Atlântico and Feira Internacional de Lisboa on Wednesday, 26 June concluded with new funding to end polio, several ]]> 6/27/2013 12:18:00 PM bc362b3a-e42d-43ca-b936-7241afe4b54d/Rotary and Gates Foundation extend fundraising agreement to end polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-and-gates-foundation-extend-fundraising-agreement-to-end-polio/s/bc362b3a-e42d-43ca-b936-7241afe4b54d Rotary and Gates Foundation extend fundraising agreement to end polio Rotary International and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced an extension of their existing fundraising partnership that could generate up to US$525 million in new money for polio erad ]]> 6/25/2013 6:12:00 PM 1c391290-4f18-4991-8c03-a745b744e278/Rotary International Convention – June 22nd – 26th http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-international-convention-june-22nd-26th/s/1c391290-4f18-4991-8c03-a745b744e278 Rotary International Convention – June 22nd – 26th The "oldest city in Western Europe" will host Rotary's annual international convention featuring the theme, "Lisbon - A Harbor for Peace," on 23-26 June, attracting more than 20,000 member registrants ]]> 5/31/2013 9:32:00 PM 25e39093-bc8f-4a51-a677-de83effe738a/Rotary and Germany help mothers and babies in Nigeria http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-and-germany-help-mothers-and-babies-in-nigeria/s/25e39093-bc8f-4a51-a677-de83effe738a Rotary and Germany help mothers and babies in Nigeria Rotary's maternal health pilot project will double its hospitals in Northern Nigeria as it accomplished a decrease of maternal mortality by 60 percent and neonatal mortality by 15 percent in ten pilo ]]> 5/30/2013 2:56:00 PM 6c189d97-e1ea-49f1-aaad-a75d7105bdaf/Actress Archie Panjabi signs on with Rotary to eradicate polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/actress-archie-panjabi-signs-on-with-rotary-to-eradicate-polio/s/6c189d97-e1ea-49f1-aaad-a75d7105bdaf Actress Archie Panjabi signs on with Rotary to eradicate polio British-born actress Archie Panjabi, best known to millions of TV viewers as the sultry, enigmatic investigator Kalinda Sharma on the hit series, "The Good Wife," has teamed up with the humanitarian o ]]> 5/21/2013 8:34:00 AM b608b921-d7d9-4f31-96a6-b14770215f09/Rotary Family Health Days bring free health services to communities in Nigeria, Uganda and S. Africa, B-ROLL NOW AVAILABLE http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-family-health-days-bring-free-health-services-to-communities-in-nigeria-uganda-and-s.-africa-b-roll-now-available/s/b608b921-d7d9-4f31-96a6-b14770215f09 Rotary Family Health Days bring free health services to communities in Nigeria, Uganda and S. Africa, B-ROLL NOW AVAILABLE Civil society, big business and the governments of S. Africa, Uganda and Nigeria are teaming up next month from 9 – 11 May 2013 to promote family health and create awareness around polio, HIV/ AIDS, T ]]> 5/11/2013 7:47:00 AM 0ebaa4ee-caf2-4f40-a63c-b97888d0e0b6/Rotary receives Edison Award for Future Vision grant model http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-receives-edison-award-for-future-vision-grant-model/s/0ebaa4ee-caf2-4f40-a63c-b97888d0e0b6 Rotary receives Edison Award for Future Vision grant model Rotary International has received a silver Edison Award in recognition of the service organization's Future Vision Plan, a new grant model that greatly enhances the scope, impact, and sustainability ]]> 4/26/2013 2:17:00 PM 7ca22b31-22f0-40c1-96e3-809f1f5f250d/Rotary Day at White House honors 'Champions of Change' http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-day-at-white-house-honors-champions-of-change/s/7ca22b31-22f0-40c1-96e3-809f1f5f250d Rotary Day at White House honors 'Champions of Change' The White House on April 5 will honor 12 Rotary club members from across the United States as Champions of Change for their volunteer work to improve the lives of others during the second annual Rotar ]]> 4/2/2013 6:18:00 PM 471b0722-d313-4199-b8f9-3689d3a75cf5/Bill Gates meets with Rotary members and other polio supporters http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/bill-gates-meets-with-rotary-members-and-other-polio-supporters/s/471b0722-d313-4199-b8f9-3689d3a75cf5 Bill Gates meets with Rotary members and other polio supporters 14 March – Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, met March 14 with members of Rotary and other supporters of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative on the steps of the U.S. Cap ]]> 3/14/2013 8:35:00 AM 4a3ff307-c139-4941-9a5f-ba288757c34a/First Rotary-sponsored medical team works with Mercy Ships to deliver vital training to Guinea hospitals http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/first-rotary-sponsored-medical-team-works-with-mercy-ships-to-deliver-vital-training-to-guinea-hospitals/s/4a3ff307-c139-4941-9a5f-ba288757c34a First Rotary-sponsored medical team works with Mercy Ships to deliver vital training to Guinea hospitals Aligning with Rotary International's commitment to fund sustainable humanitarian projects, the first Rotary-sponsored vocational training team (VTT) will travel to Conakry, Guinea ]]> 3/13/2013 8:36:00 AM bfbb2aa4-1701-4ca5-be2d-dcb1ecae4bf5/Rotary brings the world to Lisbon http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-brings-the-world-to-lisbon/s/bfbb2aa4-1701-4ca5-be2d-dcb1ecae4bf5 Rotary brings the world to Lisbon With thousands of members from around the globe, humanitarian organization's convention will inject EUR 80 million into the local economy ]]> 3/6/2013 8:36:00 AM 1f9ce08d-fe5b-4e2e-be3f-a4017e8066f3/Rotary Clubs forcieren Kampagne End Polio Now http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-clubs-forcieren-kampagne-end-polio-now/s/1f9ce08d-fe5b-4e2e-be3f-a4017e8066f3 Rotary Clubs forcieren Kampagne End Polio Now EVANSTON, Illinois, USA - Jedes Jahr nutzen die 34.000 Rotary Clubs in aller Welt den Geburtstag ihrer Dachorganisation Rotary International, um auf ihr humanitäres Hauptanliegen aufmerksam zu machen: ]]> 2/22/2013 8:10:00 PM 22839fa4-ec93-4791-80fe-3c3b3d3818a1/Rotary clubs worldwide take action to End Polio Now http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-clubs-worldwide-take-action-to-end-polio-now/s/22839fa4-ec93-4791-80fe-3c3b3d3818a1 Rotary clubs worldwide take action to End Polio Now EVANSTON, Ill. U.S.A. - Every year, Rotary clubs use the Feb. 23 anniversary of Rotary International as a platform to rally support for the humanitarian group's top priority: the global eradication of ]]> 2/22/2013 8:10:00 PM 1d5ac19d-8791-4713-8e58-d397a1c8caa5/Psy signs on as Rotary celebrity ambassador for polio eradication http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/psy-signs-on-as-rotary-celebrity-ambassador-for-polio-eradication/s/1d5ac19d-8791-4713-8e58-d397a1c8caa5 Psy signs on as Rotary celebrity ambassador for polio eradication EVANSTON, Ill., U.S.A. (Feb. 1, 2013) – South Korean pop star Psy has joined the growing roster of public figures and celebrities participating in Rotary's "This Close" public awareness campaign for p ]]> 2/9/2013 9:57:00 AM bfe089b9-f791-4114-8317-3e9eabda4768/Rotary International and PhRMA team up for "The World's Biggest Commercial" http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-international-and-phrma-team-up-for-the-worlds-biggest-commercial/s/bfe089b9-f791-4114-8317-3e9eabda4768 Rotary International and PhRMA team up for "The World's Biggest Commercial" Rotary International's innovative campaign to develop the World's Biggest Commercial to raise public awareness about polio eradication has struck a chord with the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufactu ]]> 1/24/2013 3:18:00 PM fe1c1784-e0eb-4ac8-bf74-a095931c6b19/Rotary to Hold Global Peace Forum in Honolulu http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-to-hold-global-peace-forum-in-honolulu/s/fe1c1784-e0eb-4ac8-bf74-a095931c6b19 Rotary to Hold Global Peace Forum in Honolulu To support and inspire Rotary club members, community leaders and youth to work for peace in their daily lives, Rotary International President Sakuji Tanaka of Japan will hold the second of three Rota ]]> 1/21/2013 8:23:00 PM 76e4c833-9238-4c28-b10e-bc626cb9c7ad/Learn why and how to join and support the World's Biggest Commercial http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/learn-why-and-how-to-join-and-support-the-worlds-biggest-commercial/s/76e4c833-9238-4c28-b10e-bc626cb9c7ad Learn why and how to join and support the World's Biggest Commercial Rotary International invites one and all to get online and participate in the World's Biggest Commercial, promoting the global effort to eradicate this crippling childhood disease. ]]> 1/17/2013 9:32:00 PM 2ab73150-73bd-47d8-8b81-0224c7479eec/Rotary Volunteers participate in National Immunization Day to help fight Polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-volunteers-participate-in-national-immunization-day-to-help-fight-polio/s/2ab73150-73bd-47d8-8b81-0224c7479eec Rotary Volunteers participate in National Immunization Day to help fight Polio 12 Rotary volunteers from Taiwan made a trip to Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India, to participate in the National Immunization Day (NID) to help vaccinate children against polio on November 4-5, 2012. Duri ]]> 1/11/2013 11:01:00 PM f86824b5-3c15-4e36-980a-4da7321f633f/Polio Immunizations http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/polio-immunizations/s/f86824b5-3c15-4e36-980a-4da7321f633f Polio Immunizations Polio cases have plummeted by more than 99 percent since 1988, when Rotary partnered with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to launch the G ]]> 12/19/2012 1:29:00 AM 0c428ba0-48c1-4784-b5ea-ff44eb81bcff/Indian Rotary club members join Nigerian clubs to fight polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/indian-rotary-club-members-join-nigerian-clubs-to-fight-polio/s/0c428ba0-48c1-4784-b5ea-ff44eb81bcff Indian Rotary club members join Nigerian clubs to fight polio A 25-member team made up of Indian physicians, surgeons, and nonmedical volunteers – all of them Rotary members – this month performed corrective surgeries on about 400 polio victims ages 18 and young ]]> 12/7/2012 9:09:00 PM 09f70f61-70dd-401e-8006-8e3c8197f17e/Rotary Friedensforum findet in Berlin statt http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-friedensforum-findet-in-berlin-statt/s/09f70f61-70dd-401e-8006-8e3c8197f17e Rotary Friedensforum findet in Berlin statt BERLIN, 30 November 2012 – Unter der Schirmherrschaft von Sakuji Tanaka, dem derzeit amtierenden Weltpräsidenten aller Rotary Clubs weltweit, wird am 30. November in Berlin ]]> 11/30/2012 2:59:00 PM ef20c65d-79a0-4bf6-b0a9-dd55b95ce333/Rotary to Hold Global Peace Forum in Berlin http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-to-hold-global-peace-forum-in-berlin/s/ef20c65d-79a0-4bf6-b0a9-dd55b95ce333 Rotary to Hold Global Peace Forum in Berlin BERLIN, Germany (30 November 2012) – To support and inspire Rotary club members, community leaders and youth to work for peace in their daily lives, Rotary International President Sakuji Tanaka ]]> 11/30/2012 2:59:00 PM e8d3624d-6937-4a04-843a-50ed6ad59899/"This Close" PSA :30 - Deutsch http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/this-close-psa-30--deutsch/s/e8d3624d-6937-4a04-843a-50ed6ad59899 "This Close" PSA :30 - Deutsch "This Close" PSA :30 - Deutsch ]]> 11/12/2012 9:30:00 PM 229cd8be-7185-4852-9328-8428dc945451/Rotary Radio Advertisements (Deutsch) http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-radio-advertisements-deutsch/s/229cd8be-7185-4852-9328-8428dc945451 Rotary Radio Advertisements (Deutsch) Rotary Radio Advertisements (Deutsch) ]]> 11/11/2012 9:28:00 PM d208891b-39ec-4a04-9613-30047b0f8dbd/Rotary Billboard Advertisements (Deutsch) http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-billboard-advertisements-deutsch/s/d208891b-39ec-4a04-9613-30047b0f8dbd Rotary Billboard Advertisements (Deutsch) Rotary Billboard Advertisements (Deutsch) ]]> 11/11/2012 9:28:00 PM 089fb095-3ceb-4273-8684-58acded67e3d/Rotary International and Global Partners Contribute to a Polio-Free India http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-international-and-global-partners-contribute-to-a-polio-free-india/s/089fb095-3ceb-4273-8684-58acded67e3d Rotary International and Global Partners Contribute to a Polio-Free India The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and its members are pleased to celebrate one of the most significant global health achievements of the 21st century. ]]> 11/3/2012 1:00:00 PM a4913b81-d5fa-48fa-842a-8f82c0130286/Rotary Clubs Increase Awareness, Advocacy Work for World Polio Day on Oct. 24 http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-clubs-increase-awareness-advocacy-work-for-world-polio-day-on-oct.-24/s/a4913b81-d5fa-48fa-842a-8f82c0130286 Rotary Clubs Increase Awareness, Advocacy Work for World Polio Day on Oct. 24 On World Polio Day (Oct. 24), Rotary International invites one and all to get online and participate in the World's Biggest Commercial, promoting the global effort to eradicate polio ]]> 10/18/2012 4:47:00 PM f157a77e-f02e-4115-acb7-1247f35d3510/Rotary Clubs Increase Awareness, Advocacy Work for World Polio Day on Oct. 24 http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-clubs-increase-awareness-advocacy-work-for-world-polio-day-on-oct.-24/s/f157a77e-f02e-4115-acb7-1247f35d3510 Rotary Clubs Increase Awareness, Advocacy Work for World Polio Day on Oct. 24 On World Polio Day (Oct. 24), Rotary International invites one and all to get online and participate in the World's Biggest Commercial, promoting the global effort to eradicate polio ]]> 10/18/2012 4:47:00 PM 1ba6d00b-2682-45dc-9187-c0d9fb58acc9/First class of scholars sponsored by Rotary will begin studies in water and sanitation at the UNESCO-IHE program in Delft, The Netherlands http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/first-class-of-scholars-sponsored-by-rotary-will-begin-studies-in-water-and-sanitation-at-the-unesco-ihe-program-in-delft-the-netherlands/s/1ba6d00b-2682-45dc-9187-c0d9fb58acc9 First class of scholars sponsored by Rotary will begin studies in water and sanitation at the UNESCO-IHE program in Delft, The Netherlands Eight scholars, sponsored by Rotary International, will begin an 18-month academic program at UNESCO-IHE, a United Nations Institute in Delft, The Netherlands on 18 October 2012. ]]> 10/11/2012 6:00:00 AM 753a18e5-2ed2-460b-9d04-4a619163beed/Business Leader Gary Huang to Become First Taiwanese to Head Rotary International http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/business-leader-gary-huang-to-become-first-taiwanese-to-head-rotary-international/s/753a18e5-2ed2-460b-9d04-4a619163beed Business Leader Gary Huang to Become First Taiwanese to Head Rotary International Gary Huang, a Taipei businessman, will be the 104th president of Rotary International, a global humanitarian service organization of 1.2 million women and men in 34,000 clubs in 200 countries ]]> 10/4/2012 9:12:00 PM 38c4e171-4272-4976-b902-6668e718a471/Rotary to commit $75 million to end polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-to-commit-75-million-to-end-polio/s/38c4e171-4272-4976-b902-6668e718a471 Rotary to commit $75 million to end polio Rotary International plans to contribute US $75 million over three years to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative as part of a worldwide effort to close a $945 million funding gap that threatens to ]]> 9/27/2012 12:05:00 PM 0d7eb8d6-f97c-4588-a94d-414e56164d3f/Rotary Fosters Peace Through Education and Humanitarian Service http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-fosters-peace-through-education-and-humanitarian-service/s/0d7eb8d6-f97c-4588-a94d-414e56164d3f Rotary Fosters Peace Through Education and Humanitarian Service As the world observes the United Nations' annual International Day of Peace on Sept. 21, more than 680 alumni of Rotary's Peace Centers program are applying 'lessons-learned' in conflict prevention ]]> 9/13/2012 1:24:00 PM 8a845bee-eb8e-444f-bca1-550ae5ef74d8/Rotary Hosts Polio Advocacy Summit http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-hosts-polio-advocacy-summit/s/8a845bee-eb8e-444f-bca1-550ae5ef74d8 Rotary Hosts Polio Advocacy Summit About 50 Rotary leaders from a dozen countries met from Aug. 21-22 at the humanitarian group's world headquarters in Evanston, Ill., to devise strategies on how to persuade the international community ]]> 8/22/2012 7:47:00 PM de438ab9-72fa-410b-810b-d67c709ff83a/Rotary challenges world's governments to target polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-challenges-worlds-governments-to-target-polio/s/de438ab9-72fa-410b-810b-d67c709ff83a Rotary challenges world's governments to target polio Rotary International aims to send a clear message to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly convening in September in New York: The world's governments must act swiftly and decisively if the crippli ]]> 8/15/2012 4:55:00 PM c7d26bc8-8ab1-4d57-bbb0-93054378d6c7/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation dedicates Tällberg prize toward ending polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/bill-melinda-gates-foundation-dedicates-t-llberg-prize-toward-ending-polio/s/c7d26bc8-8ab1-4d57-bbb0-93054378d6c7 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation dedicates Tällberg prize toward ending polio The global effort to eradicate polio received a SEK 1 million boost today as Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, dedicated the monetary award she accepted from the Tällberg ]]> 8/6/2012 6:34:00 PM 347c2672-1424-4c22-a433-97af1ccd120c/Rotary CEO John Hewko Featured on Bloomberg Radio morning show "Bloomberg Surveillance" http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-ceo-john-hewko-featured-on-bloomberg-radio-morning-show-bloomberg-surveillance/s/347c2672-1424-4c22-a433-97af1ccd120c Rotary CEO John Hewko Featured on Bloomberg Radio morning show "Bloomberg Surveillance" On 28 June, Rotary International CEO John Hewko joined Bloomberg anchor/reporter John Tucker to discuss how Rotary clubs occupy the intersection of "commerce and cause" by providing members with ]]> 7/2/2012 6:33:00 PM 0f29035f-cf8c-4322-8731-b44e514329d7/Former OU Foundation head assumes president-elect post at Rotary International http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/former-ou-foundation-head-assumes-president-elect-post-at-rotary-international/s/0f29035f-cf8c-4322-8731-b44e514329d7 Former OU Foundation head assumes president-elect post at Rotary International Norman attorney Ron Burton gears up for term as global humanitarian group's top leader in 2013-14EVANSTON, Ill. (July 2, 2012) —Ron D. Burton, a Norman attorney and retired president of the University ]]> 7/2/2012 5:08:00 PM 06f1a8b1-84fb-4fbf-83a2-1ed1ae3edb91/U.S. Senate lauds Rotary International for its Leadership in Fighting Polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/u.s.-senate-lauds-rotary-international-for-its-leadership-in-fighting-polio/s/06f1a8b1-84fb-4fbf-83a2-1ed1ae3edb91 U.S. Senate lauds Rotary International for its Leadership in Fighting Polio U.S. Senate lauds Rotary International for its leadership in fighting polioEVANSTON, Ill. (June 28, 2012) — The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved a resolution commending Rotary International for it ]]> 6/28/2012 9:29:00 PM 716f25f4-28f6-422c-bf72-fbaf420e0620/Rotary International and The Global FoodBanking Network partner to alleviate hunger http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-international-and-the-global-foodbanking-network-partner-to-alleviate-hunger/s/716f25f4-28f6-422c-bf72-fbaf420e0620 Rotary International and The Global FoodBanking Network partner to alleviate hunger Rotary International and The Global FoodBanking Network, an international organization whose mission is to alleviate global hunger, jointly announced a service partnership to combine resources to comb ]]> 6/18/2012 9:36:00 PM 3fa7ccf6-5c3d-476d-8afc-3f4dda8632a1/Prime Minister Noda meets with incoming Rotary International President Sakuji Tanaka, reaffirms Japan's commitment to polio eradication http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/prime-minister-noda-meets-with-incoming-rotary-international-president-sakuji-tanaka-reaffirms-japans-commitment-to-polio-eradication/s/3fa7ccf6-5c3d-476d-8afc-3f4dda8632a1 Prime Minister Noda meets with incoming Rotary International President Sakuji Tanaka, reaffirms Japan's commitment to polio eradication Rotary International President-elect Sakuji Tanaka heard reassuring words from Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda regarding Japan's continued support of polio eradication, the humanitarian organization's t ]]> 6/4/2012 6:54:00 PM 7b8c6783-4d9a-470a-999f-ae04fb47c23c/Polio eradication shifts into emergency mode http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/polio-eradication-shifts-into-emergency-mode/s/7b8c6783-4d9a-470a-999f-ae04fb47c23c Polio eradication shifts into emergency mode New cases at lowest levels ever, but funding gap threatens progressGeneva, Switzerland 24 May 2012– Despite the dramatic drop in polio cases in the last year, the threat of continued transmission due ]]> 5/24/2012 10:37:00 AM 7648de1e-0085-4648-967b-05cd5dd1606c/Wipe Out Polio, Now -- By Ban Ki-moon http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/wipe-out-polio-now--by-ban-ki-moon/s/7648de1e-0085-4648-967b-05cd5dd1606c Wipe Out Polio, Now -- By Ban Ki-moon Wild viruses and wildfires have two things in common. If neglected, they can spread out of control. If handled properly, they can be stamped out for good. ]]> 5/18/2012 1:48:00 PM 0e175650-5897-4a5b-a7e8-062bb6fac11c/Rotary's Bangkok Convention Highlights Impact of Private Sector in Solving World's Most Pressing Problems http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotarys-bangkok-convention-highlights-impact-of-private-sector-in-solving-worlds-most-pressing-problems/s/0e175650-5897-4a5b-a7e8-062bb6fac11c Rotary's Bangkok Convention Highlights Impact of Private Sector in Solving World's Most Pressing Problems The 2012 Rotary International Convention that just wrapped up at Bangkok's IMPACT Arena, Exhibition and Convention Center could not have been held at a more aptly named venue.That's because the humani ]]> 5/15/2012 5:05:00 PM 1eaea199-7ad2-4499-921c-3386b108ed5f/Coca-Cola Pakistan and Rotary team up against polio http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/coca-cola-pakistan-and-rotary-team-up-against-polio/s/1eaea199-7ad2-4499-921c-3386b108ed5f Coca-Cola Pakistan and Rotary team up against polio Rotary club members in Pakistan are joining forces with Coca-Cola Pakistan to stress the importance of polio immunizations nationwide. The purpose of the collaboration is to raise the public's ]]> 5/2/2012 6:07:00 PM 4a90e4a5-3b35-4468-9371-56632554a0cc/Rotary brings the world to Bangkok http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-brings-the-world-to-bangkok/s/4a90e4a5-3b35-4468-9371-56632554a0cc Rotary brings the world to Bangkok Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn will represent His Majesty the King at the Rotary convention opening ceremony ]]> 4/26/2012 8:28:00 PM 06daadb9-2850-43bc-936d-fcb62a6fdc99/Rotary honors U.S. lawmakers for leadership in polio eradication http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-honors-u.s.-lawmakers-for-leadership-in-polio-eradication/s/06daadb9-2850-43bc-936d-fcb62a6fdc99 Rotary honors U.S. lawmakers for leadership in polio eradication Rotary International will recognize seven members of Congress as Polio Eradication Champions on April 24, at the United States Capitol Building.Rotary established the Polio Eradication Champion Award ]]> 4/25/2012 4:12:00 PM dfd834d5-ebfb-4d7a-af23-4ed6e4eee6e4/Rotary honors U.S. lawmakers for leadership in polio eradication http://rotary.thenewsmarket.com/latest-news/rotary-honors-u.s.-lawmakers-for-leadership-in-polio-eradication/s/dfd834d5-ebfb-4d7a-af23-4ed6e4eee6e4 Rotary honors U.S. lawmakers for leadership in polio eradication Rotary International will recognize seven members of Congress as Polio Eradication Champions on April 24, at the United States Capitol Building.Rotary established the Polio Eradication Champion Award ]]> 4/25/2012 4:12:00 PM