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  • Gender 7 tells world leaders to prioritize gender equality

    VANCOUVER — Today, the Gender 7, seven women leading the fight for gender equality around the world, gathered to challenge world leaders to put women and girls at the top of the agenda. At an event surrounding the Women Deliver Conference, the Gender 7 and special guests unveiled the breaking news headlines we can see…

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  • ONE welcomes Trudeau health announcement

    VANCOUVER — The ONE Campaign welcomes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement today that Canada will renew and expand its global health commitment over 10 years to benefit women and girls around the world. Stuart Hickox, the Canada Director of The ONE Campaign: “Today’s announcement is a great step towards Canada doing its fair share and…

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  • ONE and Bono warn urgent action needed to meet Global Fund replenishment target

    Today, [Friday, 11 January], The Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria announced it is seeking $14 billion to continue its life-saving work for the next three years. If it meets this goal, the Fund could help save 16 million lives between 2021-2023.

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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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