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Sep 18, 2014, 10:15 ET

Fem städer utvalda som vinnare i Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge 2014

Den stora vinnaren Barcelona vill skapa ett digitalt, gemensamt "förtroendenätverk" för alla dess utsatta äldre...

Sep 18, 2014, 10:14 ET

Cinco ciudades seleccionadas en el "Mayors Challenge" de Bloomberg Philanthropies de 2014

La ganadora del gran premio, Barcelona, aspira a crear una "red de confianza" digital y comunitaria para cada uno de sus residentes ancianos en...

Sep 18, 2014, 04:07 ET

Cinq villes remportent le concours Mayors Challenge 2014 de Bloomberg Philanthropies

Barcelone, qui a remporté le premier prix, vise à créer un « réseau de confiance » numérique et...

Sep 17, 2014, 14:26 ET

Five Cities Selected as Winners in Bloomberg Philanthropies 2014 Mayors Challenge

Athens, Greece; Kirklees in Yorkshire, UK; Stockholm, Sweden; and Warsaw, Poland Also Win Funds for Innovative Solutions to Pressing Urban...

Sep 17, 2014, 09:35 ET

Five Cities Selected as Winners in Bloomberg Philanthropies 2014 Mayors Challenge

  Grand Prize Winner Barcelona Aims to Create Digital and Community 'Trust Network' for Each of its At-Risk Elderly Residents  Athens,...

Sep 09, 2014, 07:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Expands And Rebrands Global Engagement Program

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the expansion and rebranding of Bloomberg Connects (formerly known as the Digital Engagement Initiative)....

Aug 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Major New Investment In City Halls' Capacity To Innovate

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a new $45 million investment to boost the capacity of city halls to use innovation to tackle major...

Jun 30, 2014, 05:30 ET

New Report from Bloomberg Philanthropies and Nesta Highlights 20 Leading Government Innovation Teams around the Globe

Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Nesta, the UK's innovation foundation, released a new report which highlights 20 of the world's top innovation...

Apr 23, 2014, 01:36 ET
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Veintiún ciudades avanzan en el Mayors Challenge de Bloomberg Philanthropies para crear soluciones ante retos urbanos

-- Veintiún ciudades europeas avanzan en el concurso Mayors Challenge de Bloomberg Philanthropies para crear soluciones innovadoras ante...

Apr 23, 2014, 01:34 ET
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Wettbewerb um innovative Lösungen zu vordringlichen urbanen Herausforderungen: Bloomberg Philanthropies benennt 21 europäische Städte als Finalisten im Mayors Challenge

-- Die Finalisten aus einem Feld von insgesamt 155 Bewerbern sind nun im Rennen um Preisgelder von insgesamt 9 Millionen Euro und erhalten die...

Apr 23, 2014, 01:33 ET
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Vingt et une villes européennes progressent dans le concours Mayors Challenge de Bloomberg Philanthropies visant à trouver des solutions innovantes aux problèmes urbains

-- Parmi les 155 candidates, les finalistes sont en lice pour recevoir un total de 9 millions d'euros ; les villes se réuniront...

Apr 23, 2014, 01:21 ET
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Twenty-one European Cities Advance in Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge Competition to Create Innovative Solutions to Urban Challenges

 Bloomberg Philanthropies today revealed the 21 European cities that have emerged as final contenders in its 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge, a...

Apr 22, 2014, 07:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Makes $5 Million Impact Investment in Little Sun, Creators of Solar-Powered Lamps Delivering Light to Off-Grid Populations in Africa

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a $5 million impact investment in Little Sun, creators of portable, solar-powered lamps designed by...

Mar 27, 2014, 08:19 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches $50 Million Reproductive Health Program

 Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of a multi-faceted $50 million reproductive health program to prevent maternal deaths and...

Feb 27, 2014, 09:09 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits $10 Million to Save Children from Drowning

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a new $10 million commitment to prevent drowning deaths in children aged 1 to 4. The Bloomberg...

Feb 19, 2014, 04:00 ET
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155 ciudades presentan ideas para resolver los retos urbanos a través del Mayors Challenge de Bloomberg Philanthropies

-- 155 ciudades europeas presentan ideas nuevas y creativas para resolver los retos urbanos urgentes a través del Mayors Challenge...

Feb 19, 2014, 04:00 ET
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Jan 31, 2014, 13:38 ET

Michael R. Bloomberg Appointed United Nations Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change

Michael R. Bloomberg, 108th Mayor of New York City, founder of Bloomberg LP and philanthropist, has been appointed by United Nations...

Jan 30, 2014, 11:22 ET

Cities of Service Appoints Myung J. Lee As Executive Director To Lead Major Expansion

$4.6 Million Grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies Will Help Organization Spin Out and Provide More Programs and Resources for Mayors and...