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  • ONE shines light on the “Trillion Dollar Scandal”

    At least a trillion dollars a year is siphoned out of developing countries through corrupt activity involving shady deals for natural resources, the use of phantom firms, money laundering and illegal tax evasion, according to new research by The ONE Campaign.

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Response to the ‘Defeating Ebola in Sierra Leone’ pledging conference

Today the UK-hosted ‘Defeating Ebola in Sierra Leone’ pledging conference took place in London. Diane Sheard, UK Director of the ONE Campaign, spoke following the conference: “The scale and devastation wrought by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is truly shocking, and today’s conference shows the importance of a coordinated and sustained response from the…

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ONE & Actor/Activist Idris Elba Urge Swift Global Action on Ebola Following UN Meeting; Warn Funds Must Get to Ground Quickly

Elba and ONE deliver petition to UN officials with 100,000+ people demanding swifter action on Ebola crisis Senior leadership from The ONE Campaign in attendance at today’s United Nations High Level Meeting on Ebola welcomed the new commitments made to combat Ebola, in particular the new World Bank pledge that brings their commitment to $400…

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Reaction to International Development Bill passing second reading

Today the International Development Bill – which would enshrine in law the UK’s investment of 0.7 per cent of national income in overseas aid – passed its second reading. All three major parties promised to deliver legislation on UK aid in their 2010 election manifestos. Diane Sheard, UK Director of the ONE Campaign, said: “Parliament…

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Response to treasurer Hockey’s statement on multinational tax

Dr David McNair, Transparency & Accountability Policy Director at ONE and author of the report ‘Trillion Dollar Scandal’ launched yesterday in Canberra  said: “Australian leadership could be a win-win helping Australia collect taxes and could save 3.6 million lives in the world’s poorest countries. We welcome Treasurer Hockey’s commitment to tax transparency. “Australia must lead by…

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