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The ONE Campaign Agrees with Malala: Canada Should Lead on Girls Education

OTTAWA — Today Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, in an address to a joint session of Parliament in the House of Commons,  asked the government to take a greater…

On aid, Budget 2017 fails to fulfill Liberals’ potential to lead

Budget 2017 fails to deliver new investments to close Canada’s leadership gap in fight against extreme poverty OTTAWA — Upon news that the Trudeau Government’s Budget 2017 contains no new…

ONE applauds funding for food crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen

OTTAWA —More than 20 million people are facing extreme food insecurity as a result of conflicts in northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen, as well as a devastating drought…

ONE names Gayle E. Smith president and chief executive officer

After an extensive worldwide search, the board of The ONE Campaign has named Gayle E. Smith — a top advisor on development issues to two American presidents and one of the world’s leading experts on global development — as president and chief executive officer.

Bono: “Merci, Canada”

World leaders came together this weekend to make the largest multilateral commitment to a global health project in history, raising nearly US$13 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

African Business leader and Philanthropist, Aliko Dangote, joins Board of The ONE Campaign

Anti-poverty group The ONE Campaign has welcomed the appointment of Aliko Dangote to its Board.

As critical AIDS conference approaches, Trudeau writes: “Poverty is Sexist”

Responding to open letter from nearly 100 high-profile signers and more than 200,000 activists around the world, Prime Minister Trudeau pledges to make girls and women focus of aid…

ONE reacts to G7 communique

ISE, Japan — As world leaders concluded their work at the G7 Summit here, the ONE Campaign — the global anti-poverty organization co-founded by U2 lead singer Bono now with…

ONE applauds Trudeau decision to partner with U.S. on electrification in Africa

Power Africa is having a transformative impact on the fight against extreme poverty WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign today enthusiastically welcomed Prime Minister Trudeau’s announcement that Canada will partner with…

Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes, Sheryl Sandberg, Melinda Gates, Bono, George Stroumboulopoulos, Sir Elton John Among Those Helping ONE Say: ‘Poverty is Sexist’

Open letter and new report highlight how girls and women in extreme poverty suffer the hardest WASHINGTON — Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes, Sheryl Sandberg, Melinda Gates, Bono, George Stroumboulopoulos, Sir Elton John,…

New ONE report sounds the alarm about government complacency in global fight against HIV/AIDS

In a new report published on World AIDS Day, the ONE Campaign warned of a growing complacency in the global fight against HIV/AIDS and sounded the alarm over an estimated $12 billion annual shortfall in what’s needed to finally stop the epidemic. Current global spending on HIV/AIDS was estimated at $20 billion in 2014 and needs to reach $32 billion by 2020 in order to change the trajectory of the deadly disease.

G20 leaders must protect the world’s poorest amidst global turmoil

G20 leaders must ensure that the world’s poorest people are safeguarded as the world responds to global security threats, climate change and the refugee crisis.