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"Rotary has the ability to organize campaigns to mobilize support for some of the worthiest causes that exist, and that makes Rotary a precious resource."
- Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general

"I admire the Rotary promise to solve problems that destroy lives and trample dreams and human potential."
-Queen Noor al-Hussein of Jordan

"Through my contact with Rotary, I learned about the importance of community service. The Rotary motto of Service Above Self has left a deep impression and has guided me since. I would like to express my profound gratitude to The Rotary Foundation for having given me that unique opportunity and a solid foundation that eventually led me to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, a global service organization to protect those fleeing from armed conflict and persecution."
- Sadako Ogata, Japanese prime minister's special representative for assistance to Afghanistan

"Rotary's PolioPlus program is a shining example of the achievements made possible by cooperation between the United Nations and nongovernmental organizations."
- Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general

"I would be proud and enthusiastic to be associated with Rotary in any way."
- Ted Turner, former head of Turner Broadcasting

"You who believe in and continue to strive to save the world's children from the ravages of polio are most definitely champions."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland, World Health Organization director general

"In 1988, the World Health Assembly agreed that it would commit to eradicating polio in time for the world to be certified polio-free by 2005. Since then, Rotary International, the United Nations Children's Fund, the World Health Organization, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been leading this massive undertaking."
- Mia Farrow, UNICEF goodwill ambassador

"Thank you, Rotary, for recognizing that a world without polio is possible. You have been the catalyst for the world to accept and carry out the challenge of eradicating polio from the earth."
- Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

"The volunteerism exemplified by Rotary International is an engine for renewal and change in every society. And it is that same volunteer spirit, rooted in compassion and a profound sense of responsibility to our fellow human beings, that offers so much hope for the future, beginning with children."
- Carol Bellamy, UNICEF executive director

Posted by John DiPasquali Source: Rotary.org

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