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  • ONE Announces Influential Leadership Network to Accelerate Mission-Driven Resources

    The ONE Campaign, the global nonprofit organization cofounded by U2 lead singer Bono to fight extreme poverty, is delighted to announce the creation of the new Global Leadership Circle to recognize and engage a diverse group of top financial supporters and champions who share ONE’s deep commitment to helping the world’s poorest.

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  • ONE reacts to the G7 Summit

    “The Trudeau government has put together a series of meaningful steps forward for girls and women.” QUEBEC CITY, Canada (June 9, 2018) — The ONE Campaign, the international policy and advocacy organization co-founded by U2 lead singer Bono to fight extreme poverty and the spread of preventable diseases in Africa, released the following statements: Bono,…

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  • ONE welcomes commitments to girls education at G7 summit

    QUEBEC CITY, Canada — The ONE Campaign, the international policy and advocacy organization co-founded by U2 lead singer Bono to fight extreme poverty and the spread of preventable diseases in Africa, released the following statement today welcoming an announcement at the G7 Summit in Charlevoix of $3.8 billion for girls education, particularly in fragile and…

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  • G7 countries take important step for empowering girls and women

    “The best tool for helping someone climb out of extreme poverty is a good job” QUEBEC CITY, Canada (June 9, 2018) — The ONE Campaign, the international policy and advocacy organization co-founded by U2 lead singer Bono to fight extreme poverty and the spread of preventable diseases in Africa, released the following statement today applauding…

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  • Bono and ONE applaud Trudeau’s Budget 2018

    “This is more than a budget: it is a call to action for the world.” OTTAWA — The ONE Campaign issued the following statements in support of Prime Minister Trudeau’s Budget 2018: Bono, the lead singer of U2 and the co-founder of The ONE Campaign: “Oh Canada! Prime Minister Trudeau’s budget — and the smart,…

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  • ONE applauds Canada’s strong global education pledge

    The ONE Campaign applauded Canada’s strong pledge of CAD $180 million to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), which helps address the global education crisis that has left millions of impoverished young women out of school.

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  • New data highlights Canada’s retreat from the world’s poorest

    OTTAWA — New data from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development reveals that Canada — which assumed the presidency of the G7 last week — was the only G7 country whose level of development assistance declined, dropping by 5.2 percent in 2016. Using the globally-accepted measure of national generosity — the ratio of development…

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  • ONE welcomes and urges ambition on Trudeau’s planned focus on women’s empowerment in G7 presidency

    OTTAWA — Today, The ONE Campaign responded to the Trudeau government’s announcement of the 2018 G7 themes, which include “growth that works for everyone” and women’s empowerment. Stuart Hickox, Canada Director at The ONE Campaign: “Prime Minister Trudeau is absolutely right to make gender equality, including women’s empowerment in the economic sphere, a pillar of…

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  • ONE reacts: Leaders set out to tackle the global education emergency

    Leaders from Senegal, Malawi, France and Norway gathered at the UN today to set out the financing effort needed to seize an historic opportunity and tackle the global education emergency.

    ONE Campaign and partners call on governments globally to respond to the crisis of over 130 million girls out of school.

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  • World leaders commit to tackling global education crisis that is holding back millions of children and threatening progress and stability

    NEW YORK, 20 September 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres; United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed; heads of state of France, Norway, Malawi and Senegal; and other global education leaders today committed to tackling the global ‘education crisis’ holding back millions of children and threatening progress, at a high-level event in New York City.

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