Celebrating Rotary’s commitment to creating a healthier world

By Rotary Service and Engagement Staff 400 million people in the world can’t afford or don’t have access to basic health care resulting in misery, pain, and poverty. Which is why Rotary members are devoted to fighting and preventing diseases. From setting up temporary clinics, blood donation centers, and training facilities in underserved communities to … More Celebrating Rotary’s commitment to creating a healthier world

2016 Economic Development Presidential Conference to develop solutions for community growth

          By Past District Governor June Webber, District 9350;  Chair of the Economic Development Presidential Conference host organizing committee Rotary districts of Southern Africa invite Rotarians from around the world to join the dialogue on economic development on Saturday, 27 February, in Cape Town, South Africa, where Rotary’s Presidential Conference on Economic Development … More 2016 Economic Development Presidential Conference to develop solutions for community growth

2016 Presidential Conference on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene to help address WASH concerns

By PDG Chit Lijauco, District 3820; Member of the Presidential Conference on WASH organizing committee It’s interesting to watch how the same problem can manifest itself in different ways. Take water, for instance. As I visited different club projects when I was a district governor of District 3820, Philippines, I observed that water was a … More 2016 Presidential Conference on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene to help address WASH concerns

2016 Presidential Peace Conference to unite leaders within Peace and Conflict Prevention and Resolution

By District Governor Rudy Westervelt, Rotary District 5330, Peace Conference Convener The Rotary World Peace Conference 2016, the first in the Presidential Conference Series jointly hosted by RI President K.R. Ravindran and Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith, will focus on peace and conflict prevention and resolution. Imagine more than 3000 community and business leaders, … More 2016 Presidential Peace Conference to unite leaders within Peace and Conflict Prevention and Resolution

2016 Presidential Conferences to highlight Rotary’s areas of focus

By Rotary Programs staff Rotary has become a global leader in helping address some of the world’s most critical and widespread humanitarian needs. To highlight Rotary’s work in the areas of focus, RI President K.R. Ravindran and The Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith are jointly convening a series of presidential conferences during the 2015-16 Rotary year. Between January … More 2016 Presidential Conferences to highlight Rotary’s areas of focus