7 Oct. 2011
ONE's new advert 'The F Word: Famine is the Real Obscenity' has been banned from being broadcast in the UK. The advert aims to focus the world's attention on the famine and food crisis in the Horn of Africa. Clearcast, the body which is responsible for clearance of television adverts, claims that ONE and the advert do not comply with rules covering political advertising in the UK.
4 Oct. 2011
Anti-poverty group ONE unites K'Naan, Liya Kebede, George Clooney, Idris Elba, Bono, Annie Lennox, Colin Farrell, and Bill Nighy behind Hungry No More campaign More
23 Sept. 2011
A group of prominent African artists, musicians, and business people have today called on world leaders to take urgent action to prevent further suffering and loss of life in the horn of Africa, ahead of a crucial UN summit in New York this Saturday.
25 July 2011
Speaking after the FAO meeting in Rome today [Monday], Jamie Drummond, Executive Director of ONE, said:
"Aid is desperately needed to save lives now, and we hope that today's meeting results in a swift acceleration in the international community's response to this crisis. We note the additional pledges by Australia, Germany and others, and hope that the countries that have so far been slow to act follow-suit. The international community must agree to fill the remaining gap on an emergency basis, and within the week. The world will be watching."
25 July 2011
Anti-poverty group ONE is calling on world leaders to provide the aid that is urgently needed for the drought-stricken Horn of Africa. An emergency UN meeting is being held in Rome today to galvanise the international community’s response to the crisis, which has been criticised for being too slow. $1 billion is still needed for emergency assistance, including food, water and sanitation. More
25 July 2011
A group of global artists, activists and business leaders have signed a joint letter urging world leaders to step up their response to the famine in the Horn of Africa. They call on them to act "without reservation, prevarication or equivocation" when they meet at an emergency summit in Rome today. More
8 July 2011
As aid agencies warn more than 9 million people could be affected by a food crisis in East Africa, a new report published today by anti-poverty group ONE shows that world leaders are failing to keep their 2009 promises to tackle the causes of chronic hunger and support farmers in the world's poorest countries. More
4 April 2011
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will visit Paris today at a crucial moment before France hosts the G8/ G20 to launch the Living Proof campaign in partnership with ONE. More
1 March 2011
Responding to the publication of the UK Government's aid reviews, Jamie Drummond, Executive Director of ONE, has said that the Government should continue to focus on ensuring that British taxpayers get good value for money, and that every penny we spend in overseas aid should be used to reduce poverty and help meet the Millennium Development Goals. More
6 Dec. 2010
On the first of the European Development Days in Brussels, ONE has called on the European Commission to support practical changes that will have a profound effect on developing countries. More