Gates links up with Tokyo 2020 to tackle development goals
10 November 2018 | 5:20 am
U.S. billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has teamed up with Tokyo 2020 to launch the Our Global Goals initiative to boost aid and development.
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Nigeria will thrive when every Nigerian can thrive - Bill Gates.
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Bill Gates, co-founder at Microsoft, discusses funding for global health initiatives, dealing with workers who lose jobs to technology, and privacy and the protection of data.
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Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates talks about the impact of climate change on poorer countries and his view that more government subsidies should be directed toward emerging technologies such as renewable energy storage and offshore wind. Gates spoke to Bloomberg Television's Erik Schatzker in Seattle.
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair and Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates speaks to Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker at the Foundation's HQ in Seattle. On Tuesday, the foundation released its annual Goalkeepers report. The study seeks to monitor and aid the progress of the United Nations in achieving in its Sustainable Development Goals, which the foundation says are being hindered by persistent inequality. They also discuss climate change, U.S. Tax policy and calls for breaking up America's biggest technology companies.
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair and Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates talks about how government should help tackle climate change. He appears on "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." The show was recorded on June 24 in Washington.
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair and Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates talks about the government's role in regulating the tech industry. He appears on "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." The show was recorded on June 24 in Washington.
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Philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates calls for any future COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed based on "equity", warning that selling drugs "to the highest bidder" would lead to a "longer, more injust, deadlier pandemic".
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Osman Kavala has been imprisoned for more than three years. He will soon face trial on charges of attempting to overthrow the government and espionage.
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