While the Netherlands has always been a champion of international development, Dutch aid relative to national income is expected to fall to just 0.55% by 2017 – its lowest level in more than four decades. Our new report out today, reveals these cuts are bad news for the Dutch economy as well as the world's poorest.
All over France, strange postcards have been landing on the desks of MPs, policy makers and journalists. The message is simple but controversial: be more like the English. But before you think we've lost our minds here at ONE, there is method in our madness.
Last week, Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced the government’s much-anticipated new aid policy and performance framework, calling it a “new paradigm” for the world’s tenth largest donor country. Here's the good, the bad, and five key steps that could be taken by the government to truly transform the...
Yesterday, there was no escape from ONE in the European Parliament, Brussels. Over 130 Youth Ambassadors took the ONE VOTE 2014 campaign to the European Parliament. As the biggest bilateral aid donor, Europe has an important role to play in the fight against extreme poverty.
When I first had to contact European Parliament candidates, I was very anxious and stressed. But I soon realised that politicians are in fact normal people; most of them were happy to talk to their constituents and were really curious about me.
Our Youth Ambassadors have been on TV, met Bill Gates, and debated with the Ghanaian President, His Excellency President Dramani Mahama. Now two Belgium Youth Ambassadors are talking the ONE VOTE 2014 to the radio waves to spread the message even further.
Europe woke up on Monday to a new European Parliament after momentous elections took place across the EU. We’d like to say a huge congratulations to the121 newly elected MEPs who’ve already signed the ONE VOTE 2014 pledge.
This month, ONE Germany launched the ONE Vote 2014 campaign with our Youth Ambassadors in Berlin. Our 30 Ambassadors have already been getting busy, contacting MEPs to sign the ONE VOTE 2014 pledge. Here’s what we got up to during the two exciting days of the launch.
From today, Europeans will be heading to the polls to vote for their next European Parliament. The results will have a big impact on you, and the rest of the world. We know that voting might not be a high priority for you, so we asked three ONE Youth Ambassadors what they think. They might just change your mind.
Could it be that a bearded man in a dress has rekindled Europe’s appetite for democracy? Conchita Wurst was the people’s choice. Perhaps European voters will now relish the chance to go to the polls again, during this years European Parliamentary elections.
Vaccines are some of the lowest-cost, highest-impact ways to help prevent these deaths. But nearly 1 in 5 children around the world still don’t have access to these vaccines. We're looking at how GAVI could achieve it's next big goal by saving more than five million children’s lives.
When I heard Nelson Mandela speak in Trafalgar Square I couldn't imagine the role I would play. Supporting ONE has been extraordinary. A visit to Number 10, talking to some of Britain’s leading politicians; asking that they fulfil the promises made, and working with a growing number of ONE members, has been inspiring.