Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall
Andrew Marshall is Senior Director for Digital Content at ONE. He has been an editor, consultant and writer with newspapers, consulting firms, media companies, NGOs and international organizations, focussing on global politics, economics and business. He began his career as a foreign correspondent for The Independent and the Financial Times.

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Five Facts You Need to Know About PEPFAR

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) is the largest commitment that any nation has ever made to fighting a disease – and it’s working. Here are five facts you need to know about the extraordinary initiative that’s helping to end the threat of AIDS all around world. 1. It’s working. Since its&......
11 of the biggest heists in history

11 of the biggest heists in history

Forget Bonnie and Clyde and Jesse James. The real pros steal money in super-massive amounts, on an industrial scale. And for really big thefts you need to be organized and connected, so businesses and politicians rank high on the list of the world’s greatest heists. But one heist dwarfs all these, and you probably don’t&h......
Help us look into the future – to 2030

Help us look into the future – to 2030

This is a big week on the international calendar, when people from around the globe show up in New York to debate the state of the world. It's a chance for progress on some of the planet's biggest challenges - Ebola, the environment, the struggle to end extreme poverty - and we want to seize it.
11 Places where corrupt people hide their money

11 Places where corrupt people hide their money

Ever wondered where the profits from dodgy deals and crime end up? Here are 11 places that have been used to hide ill-gotten gains. As we launch a new campaign to stop the Trillion Dollar Scandal that deprives people in developing countries of more than $1 trillion each year, we’re digging into the web of secrecy…...
Drugs for Ebola – but will they work?

Drugs for Ebola – but will they work?

Is a cure for Ebola getting to the people that need it? News reports show that there may be a treatment – but the practical and moral issues around it are agonizing. There are several drugs that may possibly treat the terrible disease, and some vaccines in the pipeline to try and prevent it. But…...
Africa comes to Washington DC

Africa comes to Washington DC

ONE quoted in today’s Washington Post: ‘There are signs of a change even when it comes to the push for development. Three decades ago, Western pop stars recorded “We Are the World” to raise money in response to the Ethiopian famine; recently the ONE campaign helped gather 2.2 million signatures from Africans u......
UN: Take poverty to zero – and keep it there

UN: Take poverty to zero – and keep it there

Amazing progress on reducing poverty could be lost unless we act to stop vulnerable people sliding back, a new report warns.   “The eradication of poverty is not just about getting to zero, it is also about staying there,” said Helen Clark, the head of the United Nations Development Programme, which released the ......
10 Ways to remember Nelson Mandela – this week and every week

10 Ways to remember Nelson Mandela – this week and every week

How will you remember Nelson Mandela? There are many ways to commemorate the life and struggle of a remarkable man. We’ve come up with ten – but we’d like to hear what your plans are. Friday July 18 is Nelson Mandela International Day, launched by the UN and inspired by a call from the man…...
Can the world stay on track with Millennium Development Goals?

Can the world stay on track with Millennium Development Goals?

Can the world take the vital next steps towards ending global poverty? Or will we let progress slip away? That’s the challenge that the United Nations outlined yesterday, in its annual review of the Millennium Development Goals – clear, measurable targets for improving peoples’ lives around the world. You can see th......
US vs Ghana shows why Africa needs power

US vs Ghana shows why Africa needs power

Ghanaians watch the Black Stars play in the FIFA World Cup 2010 in Ghana at a local bar. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons.  Something to keep in mind when you watch the World Cup match between the US and Ghana: “The average refrigerator in the United States consumes more electricity each year than the average person in&hel......
Clooney urges action on Sudan

Clooney urges action on Sudan

Clooney with South Sudan village elder. Photo credit: Enough Project. “Sudan may be the world’s most murderous conflict. But the suffering of its people has been obscured, redacted, made silent,” says an op-ed on Vice News. The piece is written by George Clooney and John Prendergast. Together, they aim to break through ......
What’s our “Secret Sauce”?

What’s our “Secret Sauce”?

How does ONE work? A blog post by Jamie Drummond, our cofounder, tackles the subject in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Entitled ‘Scrutinizing ONE’s “Secret Sauce” for Global Social Change,’ the article looks at how the organization tries to fuse practicality, idealism and pop culture in pursuit of th......
ONE leaders join call for action to free kidnapped Nigerian girls

ONE leaders join call for action to free kidnapped Nigerian girls

The plight of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram has caused a tide of sympathy and alarm to sweep around the world, with millions joining the call to help. The latest sign of how this tragedy has sparked global concern: a group of over 40 eminent individuals…...
Rwanda’s sadness – and its success

Rwanda’s sadness – and its success

Rwanda has marked the anniversary of the genocide that took more than 800,000 lives in 1994. It was a somber moment for the African nation, a chance to remember many lives lost and the failure of international community to act to protect lives. Yet as Michael Gerson noted, it is also an opportunity to remember…...