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Google Donates 1 Million Euros To Mathematics Championship Organization

January 21st, 2011 01:03 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Google is making a €1 million gift to the International Mathematical Olympiad organization, which has been organizing the annual World Championship Mathematics Competition for High School Students.

The first IMO championship was held back in 1959, in Romania, with 7 countries participating. It has gradually expanded to over 100 countries from 5 continents.

The donation will help the organization cover the costs of the next five global events (2011-2015), Google Director of Public Policy Simon Hampton writes in a company blog post.

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