Dutch Youth Ambassadors travelled across the country by train last week, visiting all 12 Netherlands provinces in one day with a big Train Tour they organised themselves. The goal? To raise awareness about the fact that aid works!
Several months ago, I read a blog on ONE's Facebook page stating that she didn’t believe sending teams on mission trips was worthwhile, and in some cases, might hurt. It caused me to pause and deeply discern whether my past five trips to Kenya were worthwhile.
It's true: ONE members in Brazil are so excited about the World Cup, but what we really love is the idea of keeping the whole country together. Extreme poverty and sustainable development are issues that really grab our attention. Here's what motivates some other ONE members from Brazil to campaign with ONE.
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.
In just two months, we've convinced 122 newly elected Members of the European Parliament to sign our ONE VOTE 2014 pledge to end extreme poverty. Now we'd like to keep the pressure up by bringing your tweets to the streets. Find out how you can get involved.
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.