I always wanted to do disaster relief work. The crisis started to take off. It was in the news a lot. People were talking about it. So I went online. I saw a position for an Ebola response nurse. To me it was just the right time. I was speaking with my husband and I was saying I can’t not do this. They need people.
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!
So far, an incredible 15,000 of you have sent tweets or messages to G20 Finance Ministers, asking them to stop the Trillion Dollar Scandal. We wanted to make sure they really got the message by personally handing over some of your tweets. Here are some of our favourite hand-in pictures!
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.
When a beautiful Brussels park turns red, green and blue, when a great sound fills the air and when people give their voices to fight extreme poverty, we get the perfect match: ONE Campaign and music festivals.
Calling all Canberrans, Melburnians and Sydneysiders! We're heading to Australia for the G20 Summit, and to launch a new global campaign. We'd love to you be there, so check out these events coming up.
We see the impacts on the poorest of the poor and we don’t always know what we as individuals can do to make it better. That’s why ONE is going to Expanse, a one day conference in Melbourne on Saturday, August 30, bringing together hundreds of young Australians to equip a generation for a more just and equal world.
I recently met with Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund. The session raised some interesting questions about youth activism and the role of advocacy organisations such as ONE. So what did Osotimehin have to say about young people?
Since 4 April 2013, or 500 days before I wrote this article, I was able to secure my first 9-to-5 job, become a homeowner and join anti-poverty campaign ONE as a youth ambassador. More importantly, during this time, the U.K. Department for International Development stepped up its support of developing countries’ efforts to