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  • GPE: This is progress but not a win

    2nd of February 2018 – Governments have pledged 2.3billion [USD] to fight the global education emergency, with commitments at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) summit in Senegal. With 110bn* USD, poor countries led the way and showed the most ambition with their pledges.  Donor countries provided welcome pledges but did not match the ambition of…

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Latest Releases

  • International women: ONE searches for inspirational people who have a global impact

    Ahead of International Women’s Day (March 8), The ONE Campaign is asking for communities to nominate a women they know who has helped others around the world. ONE is looking for ‘International Women’ – individuals who have given their time or expertise helping people in some of the world’s poorest countries – either by visiting…

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  • ONE Responds to UK pledge to GPE

    Today (February 2), the International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt announced that the UK will pledge £225 million [US$ 320m] to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). This pledge is lower than the previous pledge of £300m, made in 2014, and lower than the £360 million that Civil Society had suggested to the Government for this…

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  • GPE: The cost of failure to invest in quality education: ONE calls world leaders to step up in Dakar

    Dakar, 31st of January 2017 –  ONE is calling on world leaders to announce ambitious pledges for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) replenishment, and finally address the education emergency that leaves over 130 million girls out of school. The GPE replenishment, taking place in Dakar, Senegal (February 2), is a major opportunity to step…

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  • ONE Responds to UK / France Summit Communique

    Anti-poverty organisation The ONE Campaign supports the  commitment made by the leaders of UK and France to jointly tackle the devastating poverty and instability in the Sahel area of Africa. The two countries agreed in their joint  2018 UK-France Summit communique to make 2018 a ‘year of learning’,  and also signalled their commitment to a…

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  • ONE Responds to International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt MP’s comments on UK aid and countries’ own spending

    Romilly Greenhill, UK Director of the ONE Campaign said “Penny Mordaunt is right to say that countries should invest in health and education and indeed that’s what many of them are doing. “But the evidence suggests that even if they increase tax collection and prioritise the social sectors, there is still a large funding gap…

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  • Global aid reached all-time high in 2016 – but poorest still lost out

    ONE Campaign warns of worrying trend undermining latest DAC figures Confirmation that global aid reached record levels in 2016 was marred by affirmation of a worrying trend showing the world’s poorest countries are receiving a smaller share each year. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee (OECD DAC) released its final findings…

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  • ONE responds to reports that UK aid will be used to “shakeup” foreign policy

    Romilly Greenhill, UK Director of the ONE Campaign, said:  “International aid already serves our national interest by helping to create a healthier, safer and more prosperous world. “UK aid is already some of the most transparent in the world, in part because successive governments have learnt from the ‘arms for aid’ Pergau Dam scandal that…

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  • EU moves in the right direction with new rules against money laundering but stumbles on trusts

    Brussels, 15 DECEMBER 2017. Today the European Parliament and the EU Member States reached a political deal on new anti-money laundering rules. These will strengthen the fight against corruption and terrorist financing in the EU and third countries by making public who owns and controls EU companies. However, The ONE Campaign, which alongside organisations like…

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  • Global development champion David Cameron joins ONE Campaign Board

    David Cameron, the former UK Prime Minister, has joined the Board of Directors of anti-poverty advocacy organisation The ONE Campaign, in an unpaid role. Announcing Mr Cameron’s appointment, the Chair of ONE’s Board, Tom Freston, said: “David Cameron is a global development champion and has been a tremendous advocate for Britain’s leadership role in fighting…

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  • UK’s anti-corruption commitment must be backed by quick action

    ONE today congratulates the Government’s plans to  publish new draft legislation on the creation of a register of the beneficial ownership of overseas companies as part of its new Anti-Corruption Strategy. Romilly Greenhill, UK Director of ONE, said the plans – which include appointing a new Anti-Corruption Champion, along with the new public registers of…

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