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Response to UK decision to join Extractive Industry Transparency Initiaitve

The ONE Campaign welcomes the news that the UK has joined the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative –  a voluntary scheme for countries and companies that want to be transparent. ONE and its partners have successfully campaigned for mandatory disclosure standards for oil, gas and mining firms in the US and EU and look forward to…

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ONE congratulates Nobel Winners Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

The ONE Campaign welcomes today’s announcement that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for risking their lives to fight for children’s rights. The Nobel Committee highlighted that respecting the rights of children and young people is essential to achieving peaceful global development. Michael Elliott, President and CEO of ONE…

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Financing Africa’s Future: The Fight Against Poverty

ONE’s 2014 DATA Report finds that many developed and developing country governments are breaking their promises to the world’s poorest people Governments of both rich and poor countries must urgently address serious shortfalls to ensure the very poorest people are at the heart of a renewed global drive against poverty from 2015, according to a…

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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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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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