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  • Putting the poorest people first

    Putting the poorest people first

    A new funding plan to deliver basic health and education for everyone is essential to end extreme poverty, according to The ONE Campaign’s DATA Report 2015: “Putting the Poorest First,” published today.

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European Council lets down poorest

On June 25-26, the European Council took place in Brussels. EU Heads of State and Government made headway on migration, but they did not increase the EU’s commitment to the fight against extreme poverty. Tamira Gunzburg, Director of ONE Brussels, said: “By not stepping up the lacklustre commitments made by EU development ministers back in…

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ONE response to reports on UK Foreign Office aid spending

Diane Sheard, UK Director of The ONE Campaign, said: “British aid has saved millions of lives, and has vaccinated and educated millions of children. By law, our aid must help to reduce global poverty. “DFID spends the lion’s share of UK aid and it tops the charts on aid impact and transparency. The Foreign Office…

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Commission tax package: The meat is yet to come

BRUSSELS, June 17. Today, the European Commission presented the second part of a set of tax measures to tackle corporate tax avoidance. Tax evasion poses a major drain on fiscal resources in Europe. But it is not just the EU that suffers: last year, developing countries lost an estimated $1 trillion to illicit financial flows…

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Young Campaigners Demand More Than Hot Air From Leaders at G7

250 Youth Ambassadors Head To Munich For ‘ONE Summit’ To Ask World Leaders To Put Poorest First Campaigners To Join Thousands At Rally To Unite Against Poverty More than 250 young campaigners from 10 countries will gather in Germany next weekend (5-7 June) to demand that world leaders put the poorest first at the G7…

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