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二つのレポートが語るもの:ビル・ゲイツとオックスファムによる世界の不平等

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 6:25 AM

私たちは今、行動を起こす最適の好機を手にし、世界の貧困との戦いにおける重要な局面にいる。革新的資金調達がダボス会議終了後も引き続き世界的協議事項であり続けるよう希望する。

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A Tale of Two Reports: Global Inequality According to Bill Gates and Oxfam

(1) Comments | Posted January 27, 2014 | 10:39 AM

Two reports on global inequality made headlines recently, putting a spotlight on an oft-neglected topic. As the world's movers and shakers flock to Davos for the World Economic Forum, these reports describe two different situations, in essence "the best of times" and the "worst of times."

One is from none...

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Beating HIV: We Have the Tools, and Must Stay the Course

(0) Comments | Posted November 29, 2013 | 2:08 PM

Life-saving treatment for HIV over the last decade has let millions of people live longer, healthier lives. But access to this treatment is far from universal: of the 28.7 million people who need treatment urgently, 19 million still wait for access. Children and infants living with HIV are especially underserved,...

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President Clinton Congratulates France for Defining the Way Forward for Innovative Financing

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2013 | 10:32 AM

President Bill Clinton was in Paris last week to deliver an uplifting message in these difficult economic times.

In a speech (see below for video) to French ministers, diplomats, business leaders and celebrities, he explained how France has completely revolutionized charitable giving for the world through a system which...

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New Technology Can Save Lives From an Ancient Disease

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2013 | 12:34 PM

Can a machine that looks suspiciously like a computer CPU help save lives from one of the world's most ancient diseases?

For many in Europe and North America, tuberculosis (TB) is a disease of the past, which haunts abandoned sanitoria or the pages of 19th century novels.
 

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The Financial Transaction Tax: Globalization's Payback Time for the World's Poor

(17) Comments | Posted January 10, 2013 | 12:21 PM

For the first time since the economic crisis began, the last United Nations General Assembly offered real hope for those that wish to put an end to global poverty.

Every General Assembly since 2008 has heard the same, now familiar refrain: With an ailing global economy, we might not attain...

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To Create a Financial Transactions Tax

(7) Comments | Posted July 11, 2012 | 11:12 AM

Mr. President François Hollande,

Since May 6th, you have had a solid majority to conduct reforms and move your agenda through the French National Assembly.

International matters are your daily worries; you are keenly aware that French people demand global responses to global issues, such as the...

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