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9 acts of individual defiance that changed the world

9 acts of individual defiance that changed the world

Throughout history, individual acts of defiance have proved to be incredibly powerful. It takes courage to stand alone, but brave individuals often galvanise movements of people who come together and change the world. Here are some of those moments to inspire you, and remind you that one person, one voice or one action can ha
The future of development: tweet your questions

The future of development: tweet your questions

ONE will be hosting the Labour Party’s Shadow Secretary of State for Development, Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP, at an event in central London on Tuesday 8 April. Tweet you questions about the future of development to us, and we'll put some to him on the day.
Fairtrade Fortnight fights back with bananas

Fairtrade Fortnight fights back with bananas

This year, Colombian farmer Albeiro Alfonso 'Foncho' Cantillo is the champion of Fairtrade Fortnight, and is travelling around the UK to highlight the pressure on banana farmers from aggressive price wars, driven by supermarkets, which drive banana prices down.
The transparency revolution – happy anniversary?

The transparency revolution – happy anniversary?

A year ago at Davos, UK Prime Minister David Cameron set out a ground-breaking agenda for the G8 focused on trade, tax and transparency. At the G8 Summit itself, good progress was made on the “Transparency Revolution”, including commitments to develop a system for the automatic exchange of tax information and to crack dow......
Watch Live: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Bono at Davos

Watch Live: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Bono at Davos

Listen to perspectives in a live webcast of a panel at the 2014 World Economic Forum from Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, UK Prime Minister David Cameron, ONE Cofounder Bono, Save the Children CEO Jasmine Whitbread, and Prudential Group Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam.