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ONE Welcomes Bipartisan House Bill on Global Food Security

WASHINGTON – The ONE Campaign welcomes the introduction of HR 1567, the Global Food Security Act of 2015. This bipartisan bill contains long-awaited reforms that would empower people living in the poorest places to stabilize food production and address chronic hunger (especially among women and children). Tom Hart, U.S. Executive Director of ONE, says: “We…

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ONE and Scholastic Team Up to Teach Kids about ‘Energy Poverty’

WASHINGTON – The ONE Campaign and Scholastic have launched a new program called “Life Empowered” to raise awareness and educate students in grades 3-8 about the lack of energy access in sub-Saharan Africa. The initiative formally kicked off on March 8, the day the US sprang forward to Daylight Saving Time. The “Life Empowered” website…

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ONE Mobilizes with 1,000+ Groups for action/2015

The ONE Campaign joined thousands of activists around the world today for a global day of action to launch action/2015, a new coordinated effort calling for ambitious agreements to fight poverty and protect the planet in 2015

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ONE Welcomes Passage of Anti-Corruption Legislation in Canada

WASHINGTON – The ONE Campaign welcomes the passage of the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act in Canada, a new law establishing mandatory reporting standards for oil, gas, and mining companies. This law requires all publicly listed and large private oil, gas, and mining companies to publicly disclose the payments they make to governments for the…

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ONE Applauds The Ebola Fighters as TIME’s 2014 Person of the Year

The ONE Campaign applauds TIME’s announcement today that The Ebola Fighters are the 2014 Person of the Year for risking their lives to serve and protect others. Michael Elliott, President and CEO of ONE, said: “This is a wonderful endorsement of some of the world’s most amazing people. From around the world, they’ve left their…

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Celebrity Chefs and ONE Members in DC to Fight Energy Poverty

WASHINGTON – Passersby at some of Washington, DC’s most iconic spots will do a double take this week when they see life-size cardboard cutouts of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) dressed as electrical utility workers. The stunt is a playful yet respectful way for The…

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