It’s easy for those of us with internet connections to take it for granted. I’m in New York right now, and my visit would be a washout without connectivity and my phone. So when people don’t have enough food, education, healthcare, isn't access to the internet a luxury that comes later? The answer is an emphatic 'no.'
Today in Lagos music superstars D’Banj, Diamond, Banky W and Femi Kuti joined forces with Omotola, Waje, Selmor Mtukudzi to produce a new remix of the Strong Girl song – a rallying cry for women’s empowerment featuring some of Africa’s top female stars that first got the world dancing in May. In the new version&hellip......
If you’re in London this week, you might spot one of 18 digital billboards that look like this. And hopefully it will make you stop and think. Our co-founder Bono was invited to share his #message2london, along with Jamie Oliver, Tracey Emin, Richard E Grant and Paloma Faith, and he chose to speak out about…...
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.
Making music and making change have always gone hand in hand, as our agit8 campaign last year showed. And pop and protest are back this week, with a LOT of coverage surrounding Bob Geldof and Midge Ure’s re-banding and re-branding of Band Aid to combat the Ebola crisis.
I remember May 16, 2004 like it was yesterday. We gathered in Philadelphia, on the East Coast of the United States, with Bono, Michael W. Smith, David Beckman, Dikembe Mutumbo, and a host of others to launch what we hoped would be the next big movement: making poverty history.
The plight of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram has caused a tide of sympathy and alarm to sweep around the world, with millions joining the call to help.
Last week ONE co-founder Bono addressed the European People's Party congress in Dublin and urged European leaders to commit to laws introducing public disclosure about who owns companies and trusts. Watch the video or read some of the highlights.
This week, 200 US ONE volunteers gathered in Washington D.C. for the 7th annual ONE Power Summit, for four days of training, policy briefings, and lots of fun culminating in a mass lobby day on Capitol Hill.
As Bono noted at an event Friday evening high in the Swiss Alps, there were two notes all could hear hanging in the air over Davos. First, the message from Pope Francis demanding that attention be paid to inequality and poverty, how “wealth must serve the people not rule them.”And secondly, Mandela’s imperative lega......