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Shire unveils powerful spoken word video to raise awareness of some of the issues many adults with ADHD face

Spoken word performer communicates plight of adults with ADHD who remain overlooked and unsupported. ZUG, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — To mark ADHD Awareness Month, Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) has today launched a powerful spoken word video to communicate the … Read the full press release

2016 Philip Leverhulme Prizes winners announced

LONDON, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Philip Leverhulme Prizes have been awarded annually since 2001 in commemoration of the contribution to the work of the Trust made by Philip Leverhulme, the Third Viscount Leverhulme and grandson of William Hesketh Lever, the founder … Read the full press release

Mack Trucks with pink Mack® Pinnacle™ axle back model during breast cancer awareness month

Demonstrating its support for raising breast cancer awareness, Mack Trucks is showcasing a pink Mack® Pinnacle™ axle back model at its Greensboro, N.C. headquarters throughout the month of October. The truck is on display in conjunction with National Breast Cancer … Read the full press release

Voting for the 2nd round of the 2016 Skills & Opportunities Fund open: 21 Oct – 4 Nov, 2016

The public vote to decide which organisations will be awarded money from the second round of the Skills and Opportunities Fund in 2016 is now open. EDINBURGH, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Voting for the second round of the 2016 Skills & … Read the full press release

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation granted SEK 94 million to three research projects at Umeå University

Umeå, Sweden, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has granted over SEK 94 million to three research projects in medicine and natural sciences at Umeå University. The projects are led by researchers Maria Fällman, Jan Karlsson and … Read the full press release

The Philips Foundation, CurArte Foundation and Hospital Vall d´Hebrón to improve the experience children have during diagnostic imaging tests

Through discovery and games, children find out in advance what their diagnostic imaging tests will be like, what sensations they are likely to feel and how long the tests will take Key features include integrated ambient design to create a … Read the full press release

FCA, FCA Bank and Leasys support the communities affected by the earthquakes in Central Italy

FCA, FCA Bank and Leasys give concrete expression of their solidarity and their closeness to the communities affected by the earthquakes which have hit Central Italy. TURIN, 29-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In order to provide support for people who have … Read the full press release

MEO e a Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP): 100 mil euros serão doados à Liga dos Bombeiros Portugueses

LISBOA, 23-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Em apenas uma semana, a linha solidária lançada pela MEO e a Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP) registou cerca de 170 mil chamadas, totalizando mais de 100 mil euros, que serão doados à Liga dos … Read the full press release

UK’s International Development Minister Rory Stewart: UK is a global leader in responding to humanitarian crises

LONDON, 19-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — If you combine the number of people affected by conflict, natural disasters, disease and extreme poverty around the world they would form the tenth most populous country on earth. The UK is a global leader in … Read the full press release

Studie: Zwischen 2005 und 2014 hat sich die Anzahl von Arbeitsplätzen, die durch selbstständige Unternehmer mit ausländischen Wurzeln geschaffen wurden 36 Prozent erhöht

Der Kiosk an der Ecke oder das China-Restaurant, in dem die ganze Familie in der Küche aushilft – wenn es um Unternehmer mit Migrationshintergrund geht, sind Klischees schnell zur Hand. Doch eine neue Studie über Migrantenunternehmen zeigt: Unternehmer mit ausländischen … Read the full press release

Beiersdorf: Hansaplast and the German Red Cross commit to teach first aid to 50,000 children

Hansaplast and the German Red Cross commit themselves to providing first-aid training to 50,000 children The new Plaster Mix from Hansaplast includes first-aid tips and an informative family book about the causes of accidents in daily life and ways to … Read the full press release

Charities throughout Sunderland to participate in Google Digital Garage training hosted by Lloyds Bank and delivered in collaboration with Google

SUNDERLAND, 25-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Local charities given opportunity to unlock digital potential with half-day workshop Charities throughout Sunderland are being given the chance to boost their digital skills by participating in a Google Digital Garage training session to help them … Read the full press release

Bayer and the White Ribbon Alliance launch community programs to support the reduction and prevention of maternal, newborn and child mortality in Bangladesh and Zimbabwe

Joint white paper, released at United Nations High Level Political Forum, outlines key policy changes to address self-care barriers at the global, national and local level / Bayer commits $1.3M in programs and services; three-year commitment to help women and … Read the full press release

Samaritans to launch quiz to test your knowledge of song lyrics or rather misheard song lyrics

Samaritans’ misheard lyrics quiz puts country’s listening skills to the test SURREY, 06-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — If you think ‘Saving his life from this warm sausage tea’ is a line from Queen’s anthemic hit ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, are you really listening? The charity … Read the full press release

Samaritans fundraising event on 8 August at Rotherham Golf Club

ROTHERHAM, 04-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Samaritans is appealing for local businesses to support a very special fundraising event on 8 August at Rotherham Golf Club, which is home to 2016 Masters champion Danny Willett. The day will see teams from South … Read the full press release

Borealis announces donation of AED 1 million to the Emirates Red Crescent to support refugee relief efforts in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq

VIENNA, 29-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, has announced the donation of AED 1 million to the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) to support refugee relief efforts in … Read the full press release

ABP and Historic England: Port of Goole’s South Dock’s 100-year-old boat hoist undergoing refurbishment works

LONDON, 20-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The 100-year-old boat hoist standing guard over the Port of Goole’s South Dock is undergoing a £200,000 programme of refurbishment that will guarantee its future, thanks to ABP and Historic England. The Grade II* structure was … Read the full press release

ABP donates £15,000 to the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN)

LONDON, 20-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP has presented a cheque for more than £15,000 to the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN). The facility, which is located on Glossop Road in Sheffield, is the first European Institute which has been purpose-built … Read the full press release

Investitionsbank Sachsen-Anhalt (IB): „Rückspiel – Gemeinsam am Ball für den Mittelstand geht in die 2. Runde“

Das IB-Fußballturnier vernetzt soziales Engagement, Förderwissen und Sportbegeisterung! HALBERSTADT, 17-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Fußball verbindet! In Halberstadt kickten am vergangenen Freitag Vertreter von Wirtschaft, Politik und Verwaltung beim traditionellen Kleinfeld-Fußballturnier zum neunten Mal um den Wanderpokal der Investitionsbank Sachsen-Anhalt (IB). Die … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction supports London’s Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge in aid of the charity CRASH

GRAHAM team to participate in aid of CRASH charity. LONDON, 14-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For the second consecutive year, GRAHAM Construction is proud to support London’s Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge in aid of the charity CRASH. CRASH is celebrating their … Read the full press release

Research: majority of international companies using most cotton globally are failing to deliver on cotton sustainability

UTRECHT, 08-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The majority of international companies using most cotton globally are failing to deliver on cotton sustainability according to new independent research published today by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, Solidaridad and WWF. Just eight companies out … Read the full press release

Edward W. Scott, JR and Yann Borgstedt awarded individual philanthropy prize by BNP Paribas Wealth Management

PARIS, 02-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Edward W. Scott, JR, for his effective policy-led and campaigning work in areas such as poverty relief, third-world debt reduction, the fight against AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis as well as autism research and treatment Yann Borgstedt, … Read the full press release

OSCE organized discussion on human rights issues in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, 31-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Some 90 participants, including government officials and civil society representatives, are coming together in Dushanbe today for a meeting organized by the OSCE Office in Tajikistan to discuss human rights issues specific to the country, … Read the full press release

United Nations Population Fund and United Colors of Benetton roll-out a joint campaign to raise awareness of maternal health

United Colors of Benetton partners with UNFPA to raise awareness of maternal health of women and girls in emergency situations Treviso, Italy, 27-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Childbearing should always be safe, even in emergencies. This is the message that UNFPA, … Read the full press release

Panel at World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul to Highlight Often Overlooked Role Of Faith Groups

Diverse faith groups join to call for recognition of humanitarian contribution TOKYO, Japan, 20-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On May 23, Soka Gakkai International (SGI) will co-organize an official side event at the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul, Turkey, highlighting … Read the full press release

Toyota to provide funding to broaden the scope of The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species ™

Toyota to support deeper understanding of threats to biodiversity and global food supplies through a 5-year partnership Significant step to achieve IUCN’s goal of doubling the number of species assessed by 2020 painting a more comprehensive picture of the state … Read the full press release

CORREOS se une a la Fundación Manantial en la quinta edición de la Carrera Solidaria por la Salud Mental

Con motivo de su 300 Aniversario, CORREOS se suma a la iniciativa de Fundación Manantial para luchar contra el estigma Será el próximo 29 de mayo en Madrid y el objetivo es superar los 2.000 participantes del año pasado Todos … Read the full press release

Wallenberg Clinical Scholars 2016

STOCKHOLM, 29-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The five clinical researchers study common diseases such as Parkinson’s, kidney failure, osteoporosis, dementia and cardiovascular diseases. The individual funding of SEK 15 million provides them with the opportunity to deepen their research and disseminate their results in healthcare. … Read the full press release

Niall Horan, Katherine Jenkins and Claudia Winkleman among stars at British Airways’ twelfth annual Wentworth Ball

LONDON, 27-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — One Direction’s Niall Horan, songstress Katherine Jenkins and presenter Claudia Winkleman, were among stars at British Airways’ twelfth annual Wentworth Ball today (April 22, 2016). The day-long golf and gala event raised an incredible £220,000 for the airline’s global charity partnership with … Read the full press release

Henkel begins an extensive refugee’s integration program

Education is the key to integration Düsseldorf, GERMANY, 27-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel is starting an extensive refugee’s integration program in its vocational training center. In collaboration with external partners and public authorities, the company is offering career guidance and … Read the full press release