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ONE Action applauds Mulcair for committing to reverse trend in foreign aid cuts

“ONE Action agrees with Mr. Mulcair that Canada can and should increase its foreign assistance spending, and appreciates his interest in putting Canada on a track for getting Canada’s foreign aid investment to 0.7 percent. After years of cuts to the foreign assistance budget, getting up to even half of that would be welcome progress.”

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ONE celebrates adoption of historic new Global Goals for Sustainable Development

“The adoption of the Global Goals is a truly historic occasion, amounting to the world’s biggest promise to itself since the global settlement at the end of World War II. Ours can be the generation that ends extreme poverty and fights inequality; and the last to be threatened by climate change. That amounts to both an audacious challenge and an incredible opportunity.”

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ONE Campaign reacts to Financing for Development agreement

World leaders agree to plan to pay for renewed effort to fight poverty, but action must follow words ADDIS ADABA, Ethiopia – World leaders at the third Financing for Development Conference yesterday signed on to the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, a new global agreement on how efforts to end extreme poverty will be funded. Michael…

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