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07 Mar, 2018, 16:34 GMT Bloomberg Philanthropies Recognizes Governments and NGOs For Outstanding Work in Ending Tobacco Use

WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the winners of the Bloomberg...


07 Mar, 2018, 05:01 GMT Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP)

Michael R. Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced it would provide US$20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco Organizations...


30 Nov, 2016, 20:02 GMT City Of Sao Paulo Selected As The 2016 Grand Prize Winner In Bloomberg Philanthropies' Latin American And Caribbean Mayors Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the winners of its 2016 Mayors Challenge, an ideas competition that encourages cities to generate innovative ...


21 Jun, 2016, 14:00 BST Eighteen Countries have Partnered with Bloomberg Philanthropies' $100M Data for Health Initiative

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced partnerships with the first 18 countries that will receive critical technical assistance and catalytic...


20 Jun, 2016, 15:00 BST Twenty Cities Advance in Bloomberg Philanthropies' Latin American and Caribbean Mayors Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the 20 Latin American and Caribbean cities selected as finalists in its 2016 Mayors Challenge, a competition ...


04 May, 2016, 13:00 BST 2016 Mayors Challenge Entries in Latin America and the Caribbean Reveal a Focus on Addressing Social Inclusion, Sustainability, and Economic Growth -- with a Strong Emphasis on Engaging Citizens in These Efforts

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that 290 cities across Latin America and the Caribbean have submitted ideas to solve major challenges and...


28 Mar, 2016, 19:16 BST 363 Latin American and Caribbean Cities Enter Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2016 Mayors Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that 363 cities across Latin America and the Caribbean have entered the 2016 Mayors Challenge. These 363...


20 Jan, 2016, 11:00 GMT Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches 2016 Mayors Challenge in Latin America and the Caribbean

Michael R. Bloomberg today launched Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2016 Mayors Challenge, a competition to inspire Latin American and Caribbean cities to...


30 Nov, 2015, 07:00 GMT Olafur Eliasson's Ice Watch To Be Displayed At Place Du Pantheon, In Paris

WHO/WHAT: Acclaimed visual artist Olafur Eliasson in collaboration with distinguished geologist Minik Rosing will display Ice Watch during the UN...


05 Feb, 2015, 08:00 GMT Bloomberg Philanthropies Highlights Urban Innovation Trends in Europe's Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies and LSE Cities today released Innovation in Europe's Cities, a new report by LSE Cities on the way Europe's cities continue...


15 Dec, 2014, 13:45 GMT Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces First International Innovation Teams Grants For Jerusalem And Tel Aviv-Yafo City Halls

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that Jerusalem and Tel Aviv-Yafo are the first non-U.S. cities selected to participate in the $45 million...


23 Sep, 2014, 16:33 BST New Research Shows Cities Have The Potential To Reduce Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 8 Gigatons By 2050 Over Current National Targets

UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg and C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) Chair and Rio de Janeiro Mayor...


17 Sep, 2014, 14:35 BST 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, Greece; Kirklees...


23 Apr, 2014, 06:31 BST 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 competition ...


19 Feb, 2014, 09:00 GMT 155 European Cities Submit New and Creative Ideas to Solve Pressing Urban Challenges through Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that 155 cities across Europe have submitted ideas in the 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge...


04 Dec, 2013, 09:00 GMT More Than 180 European Cities from 29 Countries Enter Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge since Launch

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that 182 cities across Europe have already entered the 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge...


07 Nov, 2013, 09:00 GMT Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Selection Committee for 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge in Europe

Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the members of the selection committee for the Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge...


24 Sep, 2013, 09:00 BST Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge in Europe

Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the launch of Bloomberg Philanthropies' 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge, a competition to inspire European cities to...


18 Jan, 2013, 14:00 GMT 1.6 Billion People Now Covered Globally By New or Improved Road Safety Laws

A groundbreaking Global Road Safety Program in ten countries funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies produced results showing that 1.6 billion people are...


22 Mar, 2012, 10:00 GMT Bloomberg Philanthropies Honors Turkey's Efforts To Fight Big Tobacco

- Six organizations from around the world recognized with tobacco control awards for their success in fighting the global tobacco epidemic Bloomberg...


22 Mar, 2012, 10:00 GMT Bloomberg Philanthropies Honors Egypt's Efforts To Fight Big Tobacco

Six organizations from around the world recognized with tobacco control awards for their success in fighting the global tobacco epidemic Bloomberg...


22 Mar, 2012, 04:01 GMT Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Additional $220 Million to Fight Global Tobacco Use

- Progress to date includes 1.2 billion people protected by effective tobacco control policies in 30 countries Michael R. Bloomberg announced today...