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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.

Myth buster: One person’s voice can’t change anything

Bill & Melinda Gates publish their co-authored Gates Annual Letter today, which this year takes on some of the common myths around global development. So at ONE we decided to tackle a myth that as a campaigning organisation, we often encounter: that one voice can’t change a big issue like extreme poverty.  It’s s......

UK multi-lateral aid review: a good investment for UK taxpayers

The UK gives a large part of its development assistance to poor countries through international organisations (often called ‘multilateral organisations’), like the United Nations, the European Union or the World Bank. Supporting these organisations is an essential part of the Department for International Development (DFID......