If you are a UK taxpayer of the PAYE variety, you'll be getting a statement in the post this week from the government, showing exactly how they spend the money you contribute. We've created this handy little calculator that lets you see exactly how much of your income tax is spent on aid, and what that money could buy.
The latest projections of how much development assistance wealthy countries plan to provide in the coming years has just been just released, and the news isn't good. Projections reveal that aid isn’t programmed to go where it is most needed.
Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, I am very excited to tell you something we could only dream of a few months ago. The majority of the European Parliament is publicly committed to support the fight against extreme poverty! THANK YOU all ONEsters - you made this happen.
We want to get this out of the way quickly – international aid/foreign aid/official development assistance (ODA) – is confusing. There. We’ve said it. It's essential that all donor countries work within a clear framework to define and measure aid, but the current one isn't working. Here's 11 ways to put it right.
This week, just after the launch of ONE’s 2014 DATA Report, the OECD DAC launched its Development Co-operation Report (DCR) providing an overview of all financial resources available to developing countries.
This year, Europeans elected a new European Parliament. Now, the candidates to the new European Commission have also been announced. Here is why at ONE we think it is crucial to ask them to help keep the EU on the right track to end extreme poverty by 2030.
Last week, ONE released an interactive platform showing Members of European Parliament (MEPs) in two categories: MEPs who have signed the ONE VOTE 2014 pledge and MEPs who haven't (yet!) Have a go now, it's really simple!
Great news! Today, 164 UK MPs supported the International Development Bill at its second reading in Parliament. There is more to do, but this is as close as we’ve ever been to legislating on our generation-old commitment of investing just 0.7% of our national income in aid. And it happened because you took action. ONE&h......
I’ve called my MP before. I was amazed. It was like speaking to an actual human being. I felt silly for ever being worried about it, but this video and script will help you pick up the phone and make sure your MP is turning up on Friday to support the International Development bill.
Today we are launching a new interactive tool that will allow anyone in Europe to see whether their representative in the European Parliament has endorsed the ONE VOTE 2014 campaign or not. And it then helps you contact them to either thank them or ask them for their support.
According to my granddad, you'd probably think aid was in the top three things the UK government spends money on. In fact, for a British taxpayer earning £30,000 a year, just £37 - or 70p a week - would go on overseas aid. Here are the top 7 things you didn't know about UK foreign aid.