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Apr 30, 2016, 12:05 ET Rotarianos participam de Audiência Jubilar no Vaticano

Papa Francisco agradece ao Rotary pelo empenho na erradicação da pólio e pede aos associados que continuem as campanhas de...


Apr 30, 2016, 12:03 ET Rotarios asistieron a la Audiencia del Jubileo en la Ciudad del Vaticano

El Papa Francisco agradece a Rotary por su compromiso con la erradicación de la polio y pide a los socios a continuar con la...


Apr 30, 2016, 12:00 ET Mitglieder von Rotary zur Audienz im Vatikan

Papst Franziskus dankt Rotary für die Bemühungen im Kampf gegen Polio und bittet die Rotarier, mit Impfkampagnen weiter zu...


Apr 30, 2016, 11:42 ET Les membres du Rotary reçus en audience au Vatican

Sa sainteté le Pape François remercie le Rotary pour ses efforts dans la lutte contre la polio et demande aux membres du Rotary...


Apr 30, 2016, 11:40 ET Soci del Rotary partecipano all Udienzia giubilare nel Vaticano

Papa Francesco ringrazia il Rotary per gli sforzi miranti ad estirpare la polio e urge i Rotariani a continuare le campagne di...


Apr 30, 2016, 10:47 ET Rotary members attend Jubilee Audience at the Vatican

 Nearly 9,000 members of Rotary from across the globe attended the Jubilee Audience at the Vatican in St. Peter's Square on 30 April 2016 at...


Nov 30, 2015, 00:16 ET Rotary-Präsident, Commonwealth-Regierungschefs und UN-Generalsekretär rufen zu letzter Anstrengung für eine Welt ohne Kinderlähmung auf

Als Vertreter der Zivilgesellschaft und Partner der Global Polio Eradication Initiative engagiert sich der Präsident von Rotary International...


Nov 30, 2015, 00:13 ET Le président de Rotary, les chefs de gouvernement du Commonwealth et le Secrétaire général de l'ONU appellent à un dernier effort en vue de l'éradication de la poliomyélite dans le monde entier

Des représentants de la société civile, les partenaires de l'Initiative mondiale pour l'éradication de la poliomyélite...


Nov 28, 2015, 09:34 ET Rotary President, Commonwealth Heads of Government and UN Secretary General Call for Final Push Toward Polio Free World

Representing civil society and Global Polio Eradication Initiative partners, Rotary International President K. R. Ravindran joined UN Secretary...


Oct 23, 2015, 08:00 ET Rotary gives US$40.4 million to end polio worldwide

On the heels of historic success against polio in Nigeria and across the continent of Africa, the global effort to end polio is receiving an...


Oct 19, 2015, 11:15 ET Rotary honors six 'Global Women of Action' at the United Nations for their leadership and humanitarian service

 Rotary will honor six women – all members of Rotary clubs across the globe – at its "Rotary Day at the United Nations" event on...


Oct 08, 2015, 12:16 ET Kristen Bell signs on as Rotary celebrity ambassador for polio eradication

 Kristen Bell is the newest face to join Rotary's 'This Close' public awareness campaign for polio eradication. A paralyzing and life...


Oct 09, 2014, 09:00 ET Atlanta Rotary member among 10 Rotary 'Women of Action' recognized at The White House

Marion Bunch of the Rotary Club of Dunwoody was honored by Rotary on Oct. 7 as one of Rotary's 'Women of Action' for her exemplary dedication to...


Aug 04, 2014, 14:56 ET Rotary highlights local solutions to hunger in Chicago

As part of his cross-country ride to raise awareness of community-based strategies to fight hunger in America, Seattle Rotary member Benjamin...


Jan 15, 2014, 11:28 ET Rotary receives $1.85 million from San Diego business leader

Terrence and Barbara Caster's gift will support polio eradication work and peace studies program San Diego businessman and Rotary club member...


Jan 10, 2014, 10:49 ET Rotary celebrates India's third straight polio-free year

Humanitarian organization says disabling virus now must be stopped in neighboring Pakistan; as well as Afghanistan and Nigeria  Rotary...


Dec 26, 2013, 10:00 ET Latter-day Saint (LDS) Charities supports Rotary's efforts to eradicate polio with new US$200,000 gift

 Latter-day Saint (LDS) Charities has announced a new gift to Rotary of US$200,000 in support of the humanitarian organization's global efforts...


May 08, 2013, 08:00 ET Rotary honors U.S. government for leadership on polio eradication

Today, Rotary International will recognize five members of Congress as Polio Eradication Champions for their efforts to eliminate polio. The event,...


Apr 20, 2012, 16:33 ET Rotary's polio eradication success inspires new approach to U.S. effort to improve maternal and child health worldwide

'Will model ourselves on your example,' USAID head announces at first-ever Rotary Day at the White House  Citing Rotary's leadership in...


Nov 29, 2011, 08:00 ET Rotary and UNESCO-IHE Join Forces to Educate Water Professionals

The global humanitarian organization Rotary and the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education are teaming up to tackle the world's water and...


Nov 08, 2011, 17:10 ET Manny Pacquiao Works To Knock Out Polio Once and for All

Boxing legend works through his Rotary club to keep a crippling childhood disease from rebounding off the ropes  As he prepares...


Sep 11, 2009, 12:38 ET From Maasai Warrior to Peace Builder

Rotary World Peace Fellow Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah of "14 Cows for America" fame to address National Press club, attend National Book Festival...