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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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ONE Responds to Release of UN report on Sustainable Development Goals

NEW YORK – The United Nations today released their synthesis report on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to member states. The report brings together existing information on the SDGs, which will replace the current Millennium Development Goals in 2015. Speaking in response, Michael Elliott, President and CEO of The ONE Campaign, said: 2015 is a…

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ONE Welcomes Ambitious New Canadian Pledge for Vaccine Financing

WASHINGTON — Today, as part of La Francophonie Summit in Dakar, Senegal, Canada announced a major increase in its commitment to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, pledging CAD $500 million over the next five years. Tom Hart, North American Executive Director of The ONE Campaign, said: For years, Canada has demonstrated consistent leadership on maternal, newborn,…

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