Having never met someone more famous than a local musician before, the news that I had been chosen to meet European Commissioner Mimica was really miraculous. Along with my classmate Marie, we were the ones chosen out of almost 200 students to go and represent our school, our city and the whole of the Belgian youth in Berlin.
Many agree: if we want to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, world leaders must agree on a financing strategy that addresses the needs of the least-developed countries and, most importantly, of the poorest people in these countries. But how much development aid does actually go to these countries that need it most?
As a photographer chronicling vaccine trails across Africa, I witnessed firsthand the challenges of offering children in DRC the same protection from childhood disease that I took for granted when I was growing up in the United States.
One of the most-followed events in Africa, the 2015 Cup of Nations (AFCON) football tournament, has kicked off. Eight teams are in action over the weekend and I’ll be watching to see who makes it through these first few matches.
Across Africa, in schools and parks, on beaches and streets; goal posts are improvised, teams are assembled, and tomorrow's football stars show off their skills. Crowd-sourced from the talented photographers of Flickr, here are 15 of the best images that capture how Africa plays football.
Yesterday, on January 15 2015, a global campaign backed by over 1,000 organisations launched with a LOT of noise. action/2015 has burst into life because this year our leaders will make decisions that will steer all of our futures – affecting both people and planet. If they get it right, we could virtually end&hellip......
Our analysis of the final global aid spending figures in 2013 shows that total global official development assistance was $130.8 billion, a 4.9% increase from 2012. See which countries increased their aid spending and which cut back.
This year I’m going to be more demanding. Will you join me? This year is unique - world leaders are making a new global poverty plan and if it’s really, really great, we could end extreme poverty for good. There’s never been a bigger moment for our movement. And we’ve never needed you more.
Dear World Leaders (Cc: Everyone else), There are moments in history that become turning points. In our view, 2015 will be such a moment. It is the most important year for global decision-making since the start of the new millennium.
#Globalcitizens of the world unite – for this year we have an historic world leaders' summit and a confluence of conferences. World leaders will be deciding all our fates for us, so we need to #demandbetter from them, and remind them they work for us. Here are the key movement moments when activists must be loud and clear.
In 2015, it’s still the case that we don’t have vaccines for some of the deadliest diseases on the planet. But that doesn’t mean they’re not on their way. Here are five areas where new vaccines are being developed, each one of which could make a huge difference to people’s health worldwide if realised.
When her husband died, Gladys Chepkorir had no time to linger on the grief. “Immediately after he died, his family started to ask me for the title deed,” she said. But her father knew that Kenya was in the process of adopting a new constitution that gave women unprecedented rights, including the right to own and inherit l...
Our friends at Accountability Lab did an Instagram takeover on ONE's account from Liberia in December and we've collected the images and stories together. Here are some of the hidden heroes Blair has found in Liberia who are using innovative ways to beat the Ebola.
Hello ONErs – Hooray! We made it! – It’s ONE-ONE day! To celebrate with all you lovely world-changing ONE members, I’ve got a bunch of New Year wishes I’m going to embarrass myself by sharing - and a cast iron commitment I am making to this community.