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The Open Society Foundations and BRAC Sound Alarm for the Rohingya Ahead of Monsoon Season in Bangladesh

The Open Society Foundations and BRAC Sound Alarm for the Rohingya Ahead of Monsoon Season in Bangladesh

New York, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — George Soros and the Open Society Foundations today announced an emergency assistance fund of USD 10 million to help Rohingya people displaced from Myanmar and host communities in Bangladesh.  From April to October there is a high risk of flash floods, landslides, and cyclones in southern Bangladesh, where [...]

Unprecedented Worldwide Support for the Global Partnership for Education and Addressing the Global Learning Crisis

Unprecedented Worldwide Support for the Global Partnership for Education and Addressing the Global Learning Crisis

DAKAR, Senegal, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Ten current and three former heads of state and more than 60 ministers gathered at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Financing Conference, making this the highest-level education financing event of its kind. The conference, co-hosted by President Macky Sall of the Republic of Senegal and President Emmanuel [...]

Dog Meat Free Indonesia: Sickening Animal Cruelty at Indonesia’s “Extreme” Markets Where Dogs and Cats are Bludgeoned, Blowtorched Alive

Dog Meat Free Indonesia: Sickening Animal Cruelty at Indonesia’s “Extreme” Markets Where Dogs and Cats are Bludgeoned, Blowtorched Alive

LONDON, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Indonesian government is being urged to shut down the country’s cruel live animal markets, where thousands of dogs and cats a week are bludgeoned in public, blowtorched whilst still alive, and butchered for eating.   Campaigners from the Dog Meat-Free Indonesia coalition filmed at two of the most notorious [...]

BNP Paribas Takes Further Measures to Accelerate its Support of the Energy Transition

BNP Paribas Takes Further Measures to Accelerate its Support of the Energy Transition

PARIS, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — BNP Paribas is committed to bringing its financing and investment activities in line with the International Energy Agency (IEA) scenario, which aims to keep global warming below 2°C by the end of the century. To achieve this goal, the world must reduce its dependence on fossil fuels, starting with [...]

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

FORT LAUDERDALE and CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference scheduled for 11 a.m. Mon., Sept. 25 at NSU’s Terry Bldg., 3301 College Ave., Main Campus (Steele Auditorium) and will be live-streamed nova.edu/patelgift Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announces the largest philanthropic gift in its history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran [...]

Dangote Foundation, GBCHealth, Join Forces to Build Coalition on Health

Dangote Foundation, GBCHealth, Join Forces to Build Coalition on Health

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Dangote Foundation (www.Dangote.com) and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership, African Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) in Africa. Chairman of Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote, shared plans to build an African Business Coalition on Health (ABCHealth), during the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, he was co-hosting, and [...]

Expansion of the WFH Humanitarian Aid Program Demonstrates Significant Results Due to the Contribution of 500 Million IUs Donation of Bioverativ and Sobi

Expansion of the WFH Humanitarian Aid Program Demonstrates Significant Results Due to the Contribution of 500 Million IUs Donation of Bioverativ and Sobi

MONTREAL, Apr. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The paradigm shift that has occurred through the expansion of the WFH Humanitarian Aid Program has resulted in significant improvements in the lives of those living with bleeding disorders in developing countries throughout the world. This is as a direct result of the significant level of donations committed by [...]

The American Kennel Club Posthumously Honors Last Surviving 9/11 Dog

The American Kennel Club Posthumously Honors Last Surviving 9/11 Dog

NEW YORK, Mar. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the nation’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, posthumously presented the last surviving 9/11 search and rescue dog, Bretagne, with the 2017 Empire State Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) on Tuesday, March 21st. This award recognizes canine heroes who have significantly [...]

Ground-breaking Plans to Introduce Stronger Animal Welfare Laws

Ground-breaking Plans to Introduce Stronger Animal Welfare Laws

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) –  Members of the local and international media are invited to attend a press conference on January 25, 2017, at the National Assembly Building in Seoul, South Korea, at which time proposed legislation to significantly strengthen the country’s animal welfare laws will be introduced. Senator Pyo Chang-won, Chairman of the [...]

“Merck More than a Mother” Addresses Infertility Challenges and Solutions in Africa in Partnership with IFFS

“Merck More than a Mother” Addresses Infertility Challenges and Solutions in Africa in Partnership with IFFS

NEW DELHI, India, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Merck (http://www.MerckGroup.com), a leading science and technology company, through “Merck More than a Mother” (www.MerckMoreThanaMother.com) in partnership with the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS) conducted a panel to address infertility challenges and solutions in Africa at the IFFS World Congress in New Delhi, India. The ministers, [...]