voltThis is a divorce and will not satisfy people’s chronicles. Strictly speaking, the chronicle is a financial issue, but it actually found a place in the geopolitical chronicle: On Monday, May 3, Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce for 27 years, even if they were separated. Claiming that they hope to continue to work together in the foundation they founded more than 20 years ago, the impact of the earthquake on the charity community.
This Foundation Bill and Melinda Gates, Whose mission is “Fight against poverty, disease and inequality all over the world”, It is simply the largest private charity organization in the world. It has approximately US$50 billion (41.6 billion euros) in funding and is the second largest contributor to the World Health Organization (WHO) budget. In the current pandemic, this is a key link in the global crisis exit plan.
Microsoft co-founder and science enthusiast Bill Gates (Bill Gates) has been warning people of the risk of a pandemic for several years. His foundation has extensive experience in immunization, especially in Africa; it has invested heavily in vaccine strategies and the establishment of Covax, which provides an international mechanism for the distribution of anti-Covid 19 vaccines in 92 poor countries.
“His” foundation? This is where things get complicated. If this is a matter for the Bill Gates Foundation, then the news of the 65-year-old billionaire’s divorce-the world’s fourth-richest man-will have only secondary benefits. But the foundation is called “Bill and Melinda Gates”; the two spouses are co-chairs. In 2017, when François Hollande presented them with the Commander of the Legion of Honor at the Elysee Palace, he did have two medals.Press release announcing their divorce, a decision “Thought carefully”, Put it on Their Twitter account Respectively at the same time. After adding her maiden name for a few years, she signed “Melinda Gates and Bill Gates” instead of “Bill and Melinda Gates” or “Melinda France” The names of Gates and Bill Gates”. Every word is important.
The text is short, concise and to the point, and immediately reviewed what the couple believe is the most important joint work after the three children between the ages of 18 and 25: the foundation. “We still have faith in this mission. We will continue our joint work on the foundation, but we no longer believe that we can progress together like a couple in the next stage of life.” : These few lines should reassure the 1,600 employees of the foundation.