David Cole

David Cole is ONE's International Digital Director. He has also served in the capacity of Deputy Digital Director, Europe and Africa at ONE Campaign, Online Manager, Europe at ONE Campaign, Online Outreach Manager at WWF International, Senior Web Officer at Amnesty International and Information Officer at UNICEF UK.

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Primary health care in Ethiopia

Dr Gebreab Barnabas, Head of the Regional Health Bureau in Tigray province, talked to ONE recently about a primary health care programme that has been running in Ethiopia. The scheme, which started 5 years ago, involves the training 30,000 female health extension workers nationally, including 1,800 in Tigray. Supported by the......

Without additionality of climate funds, Copenhagen adds up to nothing

As world leaders fly home from the climate change summit, the agreement reached in Copenhagen could add up to nothing unless the funding offered is not double counted from existing aid promises. Late last night an agreement was brokered by the US, China, South Africa, India and Brazil. This included $10bn a year in so…...

The faces of climate change

As the second week of the Copenhagen climate change talks begins, it’s a good time to think about exactly why the negotiations matter so much to Africa. So with help from our friends at WWF we’ve put together a series of personal testimonies showing how climate change is already affecting the continent today. From Ghana,&......

UK Minister adds her voice to 1GOAL

David Cole from the ONE UK office reports on this interesting development with 1GOAL: © 2009 Foreign & Commonwealth Office UK Foreign Office Minister Glenys Kinnock has signed up to the 1GOAL campaign during her recent visit to South Africa. Speaking at Winnie Ngwekazi Primary School in Soweto, she said “Many millions ......

The Situation in Guinea

David Cole from the ONE UK office reports on the chaotic situation in Guinea: Photo © SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images Since seizing power earlier this year, Dadis Camara and the rest of the military junta ruling Guinea have become increasingly repressive and violent. On September 28, a protest against the regime ended with the mili......

UK Launches ONE Vote

David Cole from ONE’s UK office writes about the country’s party conferences and the launch of their ONE Vote campaign (very similar to what we did in the US around the 2008 presidential election. The launch was also a chance to celebrate 1GOAL, which you can read more about here. Last week ONE was at…...