NGOs call for moratorium on controversial ‘gene drive organisms’

By |julij 3rd, 2020|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Biotechnology, CRISPR, CRISPR-Technology, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, gene drives, imperial college london, malaria, News, save our seeds, World Health Organisation|

After over 78 environmental and agricultural organisations signing a letter this week calling for a moratorium on gene drive technology, EURACTIV took a closer look at the controversial technology to find out about what it is and the implications it ho...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za NGOs call for moratorium on controversial ‘gene drive organisms’

Vaccine telethon raises billions as Europe eases virus lockdown

By |maj 5th, 2020|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, coronavirus, crowdfunding, News, United Nations, vaccines, WHO|

Hopes rose in the fight against the coronavirus on Monday (4 May) as world leaders pledged billions of euros for a vaccine in a special telethon and European countries edged out of lockdown.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Vaccine telethon raises billions as Europe eases virus lockdown

Gates Foundation calls for global cooperation on vaccine for 7 billion people

By |april 16th, 2020|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, coronavirus, Donald Trump, News, Ursula von der Leyen, vaccination, World Health Organization|

The wealthy Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation called Wednesday (15 April) for global cooperation to ready COVID-19 vaccines for seven billion people, while offering $150 million toward developing therapeutics and treatments for the virus.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Gates Foundation calls for global cooperation on vaccine for 7 billion people

EU announces €9bn in funding for climate action

By |december 13th, 2017|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, climate finance, European External Investment Plan, News, One Planet Summit|

The European commission has announced funding of €9bn (£8bn) for action on climate change, one of a flurry of measures from governments, businesses and investors aimed at achieving the goals of the 2015 Paris agreement.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU announces €9bn in funding for climate action

EU and Gates foundation pledge €500 million for innovations in agriculture

By |december 13th, 2017|agricultural innovation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Climate Change, Emmanuel Macron, Neven Mimica, News, Paris Agreement|

The European Union together with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledged on Tuesday (12 December) more than €500 million over the next three years for research and innovation in agriculture.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU and Gates foundation pledge €500 million for innovations in agriculture

Mimica: We are analysing aid funding gaps left by the US

By |junij 28th, 2017|Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Donald Trump, family planning, Gavi, Neven Mimica, News, Polio, vaccines|

The EU is analysing the aid funding gap left by Donald Trump’s decision to ban US federal funding for NGOs providing birth control support or abortions in developing countries, Development Commissioner Neven Mimica told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Mimica: We are analysing aid funding gaps left by the US

UK doubles funding to fight tropical diseases in developing world

By |april 19th, 2017|aid budget, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, blindness, Carter Center, guinea worm, Jimmy Carter, News, Priti Patel, Sightsavers, trachoma, World Health Organisation|

The UK has pledged to double the funding it gives to fighting neglected tropical diseases, in a move that will protect more than 200 million people around the world from debilitating and painful conditions.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za UK doubles funding to fight tropical diseases in developing world