The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are more than just a mouthful. They're 8 poverty-fighting goals-agreed to by more than 180 nations-that if achieved by their 2015 deadline, would save lives and provide economic opportunity for millions in the world's poorest countries. They would help mothers deliver healthy babies, allow all boys and girls to go to school and ensure that women don't have to walk hours to fetch water for their families.
Do you know an African organisation leading the way in fighting poverty? They could be the winners of the ONE Africa Award 2013. We're looking for inspirational organisations who are making change happen, especially where that relates to any of the Millennium Development Goals. We'll shine a spotlight ... More
Back in 2000, leaders from 189 nations signed on to the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a set of eight poverty-busting goals designed to significantly reduce global poverty and disease by 2015. According to the UN, they’re the most successful global anti-poverty push in history. But how close are ... More
An incredible amount of work goes into creating our DATA Reports and the 2013 edition: Financing the Fight for Africa's Transformation, was a particularly epic operation.So it's always fantastic to see so many people talking about it when it's finally published. What did people make of ... More
This blog originally appeared in the New Statesman.This time of year always seems particularly hectic for the ONE Campaign and others in the movement against extreme poverty. The run-up to the annual G8 summit, which this year is hosted by David Cameron near Enniskillen in mid-June, is our equivalent ... More
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] Nursery school students eat a lunch of fresh bread and vegetables prepared onsite at the Debre Libanos Epicenter in Wakene, Ethiopia, built by The Hunger Project in 2006. Ethiopia are one of the trailblazer countries leading progress on meeting the Millennium Development Goals. Photo ... More
The UN has announced that Prime Minister David Cameron, President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and President of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will co-chair a UN High Level Panel to advise the United Nations on global development beyond 2015.