For the past few weeks and months, ONE members have been on a mission to get the attention of decision makers all around the world. They’ve been creative, persuasive and above all, persistent. So did it make a difference?
As ONE members around the world well know, we’ve been building up to this week for a very long time. It might not have pricked the consciousness of the wider public, but for activists fighting to end extreme poverty, the Third Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa is a very big deal. So what's the verdict?
Our ONE Youth Ambassadors do not have it easy. From defending the international development budget in France, signing up 100s of MPs to the Just Say Yes campaign in the UK, letting the EU know that Poverty is Sexist, and taking on the G7 in Germany, they’ve already been pretty busy this year.
This week, the Third Financing for Development Conference (FfD) is taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. While some of us have been focused on this moment for the past year and a half, others may be forgiven for not having a clue what it’s about.
World leaders are about to decide how much they will spend on tackling global poverty over the next 15 years. This will have a huge impact on the lives of millions of people living in the poorest countries. Send a tweet to European leaders now and tell them to #DoWhatsRight.
10 years ago today world leaders met at Gleneagles for the 31st G8 summit. This was a moment for the world to take a stand against poverty and make real commitments to those people living in extreme poverty. Of these 8 big promises made by world leaders at the summit, how many did they actually keep?
Who doesn’t love a free festival? Who doesn’t love great music and food? No-one, right? Well, the Africa Oye festival on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd June was the place to be. It's the UK’s biggest festival celebrating African culture hosted in Sefton Park, Liverpool. I attended the festival with my campaigns colleague...
When the G7 leaders released their annual communique from the summit in Germany, many were quick to ask: what does this mean for us? Was the glass half full or half empty? On first glance at the communique’s section on global health, the answer could easily be half—or even more than half—full. Zooming out from the&he......
Today world leaders, celebrities and global citizens from around the world are gathering on the Königsplatz, Munich, to stand #againstpoverty. On the eve of the G7, we call on world leaders to make the courageous decisions necessary to end extreme poverty by 2030.
In a few days time, the leaders of seven of the world’s richest countries will meet in Germany for a global summit. Together they are known as the G7 and the decisions they make will affect us all. These are the 7 big things we’re asking the G7 for action on - help us out by sharing these graphics to spread the word.