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EU Anti-Tax Avoidance package: ONE calls for public country by country reporting

BRUSSELS, 27 JANUARY 2016. Today the European Commission officially launched the Anti-Tax Avoidance Package. The document aims at implementing an External Strategy for Effective Taxation, to tackle corporate tax avoidance and ensure fair tax competition.   With this Package, the Commission hopes to address public opinion’s support for a more transparent and fair taxation system,…

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New ONE report sounds the alarm about government complacency in global fight against HIV/AIDS

In a new report published on World AIDS Day, the ONE Campaign warned of a growing complacency in the global fight against HIV/AIDS and sounded the alarm over an estimated $12 billion annual shortfall in what’s needed to finally stop the epidemic. Current global spending on HIV/AIDS was estimated at $20 billion in 2014 and needs to reach $32 billion by 2020 in order to change the trajectory of the deadly disease.

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The ONE Campaign’s reaction to Swedish aid diversion

Responding to Minister Isabella Lovin’s comments, made in Dagens Nhyeter on 25 November, concerning the government’s decision to divert up to 30% of Sweden’s aid budget to cover the cost of the refugee crisis, Diane Sheard from the campaign group ONE said: “It’s absolutely right that resources to help refugees are found – and fast…

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The ONE Campaign Responds to Comprehensive Spending Review

Speaking after the announcement of the Spending Review and Autumn Statement, Diane Sheard, UK Director of The ONE Campaign, said: “At the exact moment we should be focusing our overseas aid on the very poorest, the Government has passed some of the responsibility to departments with no track record in fighting global poverty. “It’s crucial…

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