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2011-07-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro RSCG Life and Euro RSCG Worldwide PR will support the 2011 One Young World summit, an international conference of future global leaders, by sponsoring a group of 10 delegates. Hailed as the "Young Davos," One Young World gives delegates age 16 to 25 a platform and forum ordinarily afforded only to political and business leaders, and it channels their views, vision and ideas to create resolutions for real change. The event, now in its second...

2011-06-30 12:06:00

NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The heads of some of the world's largest corporations have pledged their support to the next generation of global changemakers by agreeing to serve as counselors for the second-annual One Young World (OYW) international youth summit, in Zurich on Sept. 1-4, 2011. That list includes Paul Polman of Unilever, Antony Jenkins of Barclays Global Retail Banking, Tony Fernandes of AirAsia, Graeme Sweeney of Zero Emissions Platform, Patrick Chalhoub of the...

2010-12-09 02:00:00

LONDON, December 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- London's 1000 most influential movers and shakers were recently announced by the Evening Standard. Amongst the categories listed were London's leading philanthropists, charity leaders and fundraisers from the worlds of business, politics, performance arts which are making a difference to the London scene as well as, in many cases, on a global front. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2010-02-10 17:13:00

LONDON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Award-winning Haitian artist Wyclef Jean spoke to young leaders at the inaugural international youth summit One Young World today. The summit attracted nearly 1,000 young people and has addressed major issues such as climate, health, global business, the future of media, the future of politics and interfaith dialogue. Jean joined world leaders Kofi Annan, Sir Bob Geldof and Archbishop Desmond Tutu to talk about his experience as a leader, as well as...

2010-01-26 10:23:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator John Kerry is the latest addition to the list of distinguished politicians, scholars and business people who will address more than 1,000 young people from around the world at the One Young World Inaugural Summit in London beginning on Feb. 8. The delegates, who will represent more than 100 countries and were selected for their exceptional leadership potential, will gather in London for the Opening Ceremony at London's historic...

2010-01-25 02:00:00

ZURICH, January 25 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cross Reference: Picture is Distributed via EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be Downloaded Free of Charge at: http://www.presseportal.ch/de/pm/100005598/?langid=2 Maurice Lacroix has created an inspiring, meaningful and above all, authentic brand campaign: "Follow Your Convictions". With the help of their new world-renowned ambassadors Sir Bob Geldof, Jimmy Wales and Justin Rose, Maurice Lacroix are inspiring the world to be who they...

2010-01-13 12:36:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- With One Young World's Inaugural Summit fast approaching on Feb. 8, global leaders Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Sir Bob Geldof, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and former President of Peru Alejandro Toledo, among others, are busy preparing for one of their most challenging but momentous tasks: guiding the young global leaders of tomorrow as they gather as a formal body to better the world. Founded by David Jones, global CEO of Havas Worldwide, and Kate...

2009-12-14 12:30:28

Overseas development charities are highly dependent on donations from individuals. In this new study, researchers from the Universities of Southampton, Oxford and Cass Business School examined how the level of donations to overseas development charities has changed over time, what kind of people give money to such charities and their reasons for giving, and how government policy affects people's willingness to donate. Findings show that donations to overseas development charities (excluding...

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2009-07-29 15:20:00

A survey of British children found one in 20 respondents said former Boom Town Rats singer Bob Geldof discovered gravity rather than Sir Isaac Newton. The survey of 5,000 British children between the ages of 6 and 15, conducted by Premier Inn, found 12 percent of those polled identified the Somme as a famous painting rather than the site of a bloody World War I battle, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. There seems to be a lot of confusion when it comes to children and historical events,...

2009-07-05 00:10:16

Rocker turned philanthropist Bob Geldof became editor-for-a-day Saturday of La Stampa, an Italian newspaper, helping prepare a special edition on Africa. The Sunday paper is part of the run-up to the Group of Eight meeting scheduled for next week in L'Aquila, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. Mario Calabresi, editor in chief of the Turin daily, said Thursday Geldof's responsibilities as his co-editor would include assisting with page design, choosing photographs and writing headlines....


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