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International delegation of Rotary leaders visits Pakistan in support of polio eradication

Meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Minister of Health Zafar Mirza and other Pakistani leaders centered around the country’s renewed effort to eliminate polio ISLAMABAD, Pakistan. (February 6, 2020) –...

Our world: Halfway around the world in 36 days

Our World Halfway around the world in 36 days On 2 June 2019, Lee Harman and Bill Ward set off from the Great Wall of China outside Beijing. Their destination,...

Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation extending fundraising partnership to eradicate polio

Partnership will infuse an additional US$450 million into global polio eradication effort EVANSTON, Il. (January 22, 2020) – Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are renewing their longstanding...

Rotary and the Gates Foundation extend funding match for polio eradication

By Rotary International Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced on 22 January that their long-term fundraising partnership, which generates up to $150 million annually for polio eradication,...

Holger Knaack sees opportunities for Rotary to change, thrive

Rotary International President-elect Holger Knaack is encouraging Rotarians to seize the many opportunities Rotary offers to enrich their lives and the communities they serve. Knaack, a member of the Rotary...

Rotary establishes peace center at Makerere University

Inaugural 2021 class will focus on shaping peace and development in Africa [embedded content] KAMPALA, Uganda (9 January 2020) — From human rights violations to the impacts of climate change,...

Toastmasters and Rotary partner to help members grow professionally and make a difference in their...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 7, 2020 — Members of Toastmasters and Rotary will enhance their skills, broaden their networks and increase their positive impact in communities through a new collaboration. The...