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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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Ahead of UN’s Ebola conference, ONE warns about lack of accountability for governments’ Ebola donations

In new white paper, The ONE Campaign calls for more transparent and standardized reporting of donors’ pledges and disbursements WASHINGTON – As the outbreak of Ebola spread last fall, and pressure on the global community to contribute to the fight intensified, national governments, foundations, and philanthropists stepped up with aggressive public pledges of support. Keeping…

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ONE celebrates President Obama’s signing of Africa trade bill

The ONE Campaign today applauded the enactment of legislation reauthorizing the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) through 2025. Since its initial passage in 2000, this bipartisan trade preference program has played an integral role in creating economic opportunity in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as supporting nearly 120,000 jobs in the United States.

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ONE Welcomes Bipartisan Senate Bill on Global Food Security

WASHINGTON – The ONE Campaign welcomes the introduction of S 1252, the Global Food Security Act (GFSA) of 2015. This bipartisan bill, along with its counterpart in the House (HR 1567), 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.

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