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  • ONE Canada Releases its Recommendations for Building a Strong Canada-Africa Strategy

    OTTAWA –  On the heels of Africa Day, ONE  Canada has released its recommendations for building a strong and inclusive Canada-Africa Strategy integrating trade, investment, health, and infrastructure.  Canada released a new and significant Indo-Pacific strategy in recent months, backed by a $2.3B investment, and it is important that we see that same emphasis, priority…

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  • ONE Canada welcomes new investments in the Women’s Voice and Leadership program

    OTTAWA – It’s been a big week for Canada globally with some key strategic and anticipated international investments, reinforcing our leadership in global health and reviving a feminist approach to development. Today, Canada announced $195 million over five years for the renewal and expansion of the Women’s Voice and Leadership program, a flagship investment of…

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  • “The Time to Act is Now”: Urgent World Bank Reforms Needed

    Campaigners call for urgent World Bank reforms ahead of G20 Finance Ministers meeting   G20 Finance Ministers meeting in India this week have an increasingly full plate to deal with, says The ONE Campaign. These leaders will struggle to make progress in discussions around rebuilding Ukraine, responding to humanitarian crises, investing in economic development, or…

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  • ONE Welcomes Appointment of Dr Mohammed Ali Pate as new CEO of GAVI

    Ottawa ON, Global anti-poverty organization, ONE, responded to news released today that Dr Mohammed Ali Pate was appointed CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Dr Pate will assume the role as of 3 August 2023, replacing Dr Seth Berkley, who will step down after 12 years leading the Alliance. Gayle Smith, CEO of The ONE…

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    Sharm el Sheik, November 20 As COP27 closes, campaigners from anti-poverty organization ONE welcomed the historic decision to create a fund to address loss and damage – but urged this to be backed up with the investment needed to make this initiative a success.   The formation of the new Loss and Damage fund follows…

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  • ONE Reacts: World Bank & IMF Meetings

    Washington, DC (Friday, October 14th) Anti-poverty group The ONE Campaign criticized the lack of action from the G20 Finance Ministers and World Bank and IMF Annual meetings. The meetings made clear that the economic forecast looks disastrous, yet there was no major action to keep the most vulnerable economies from falling off the brink. This…

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  • Canadians can be proud today! Trudeau steps up in fight against AIDS, TB, Malaria

    Over the last six months, tens of thousands of Canadians spoke up. Their message was clear, Canadians care and want to do our fair share to end AIDS, TB, and Malaria! World leaders are in New York this week and the Prime Minister showed real leadership and ambition. Canada will invest $1.21 billion in the…

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  • Mash those “Mozzies” to Help Beat Malaria

    New game launched on World Mosquito Day to highlight fight against killer disease   People can now contribute to the fight against malaria with a fun new game “Mash-quito”, released by anti-poverty organization ONE.   In the game, which is released to coincide with World Mosquito Day on Saturday, August 20th, players have to squish…

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    1.5 billion people living in countries at highest risk of debt distress Common Framework on debt relief yet to deliver any support to countries requesting assistance  Low income countries yet to receive single dollar of channeled SDRs   Ottawa, ON 14 July 2022 – G20 Finance Ministers must remove blockages that are preventing the world’s…

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  • ONE announces the appointment of Elise Legault as Canada Director

    Ottawa, ON 8 July 2022 – The ONE Campaign is pleased to announce the appointment of Elise Legault to the role of Canada Director. Elise joined ONE in 2018 from UNESCO and brings a long record of innovation and success in leveraging key public policy issues into international development successes. She has extensive experience of engaging…

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