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  • ONE 2017 DATA Report

    The world’s poorest are receiving a declining share of global financial resources according to a new report from The ONE Campaign.

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  • Ambitious vision lacking in EU’s 2018 budget, say NGOs

    In the early hours of this morning, after 16 hours of negotiations, the EU Member States and the European Parliament struck a deal on the EU’s budget for 2018. Finance Ministers rejected the European Parliament’s proposal to increase external spending and agreed to limit funding at €9.57 billion, a decrease of €868 million, or 8%,…

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  • ONE Responds to the confirmation that the UK met the 0.7% aid target in 2016

    Romilly Greenhill, UK Director of The ONE Campaign, said: “We welcome the news that the UK has once again met its pledge to invest 0.7% of National Income in aid and kept its promise to the world’s poorest people. “The UK sets a leading example in the fight against extreme poverty; this money is in…

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  • EU fails to reach game changing agreement on transparency in wake of Paradise Papers

    The ONE Campaign today reiterated its demand for robust new transparency rules in the wake of the Paradise Papers after negotiations on the EU’s Anti-Money Laundering Directive failed to reach a successful  conclusion. The ONE Campaign is calling on EU governments to adopt new rules that would shine a light on the secretive companies and…

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  • ONE Responds to new Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt MP

    ONE extends on behalf of our half million UK members warm congratulations to Penny Mordaunt, MP on her appointment to one of the most important posts in government, the Secretary of State at the Department for International Development. Ms Mordaunt is well suited for the job of delivering UK aid to millions of people around…

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  • ONE: Paradise Papers show why the EU must now get tough on money laundering

    ONE Campaign calls on legislators to close loopholes in the EU’s AMLD and make public who owns and controls companies and trusts.

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  • Increased EU development aid must reach those most in need, ONE and other NGOs say

    BRUSSELS, 25 OCTOBER 2017 – The European Parliament has shown its support for the fight to end extreme poverty, by voting to increase funds for humanitarian and development aid in the EU’s 2018 budget. MEPs rejected the European Commission’s proposal, which had suggested a 6.7% reduction in development aid, and chose to prioritise the EU’s…

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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 a 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. NEW YORK (September 20,…

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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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  • ONE Responds to National Audit Office report on ODA

    Kat Sladden, (Interim) UK Director of The ONE Campaign, said: “UK aid saves and improves millions of lives and is crucial in the fight against extreme poverty, so it’s right that British Taxpayers expect the highest standards of accountability and responsibility across any Government department that spends our aid. “The progress DFID has made in…

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  • ONE reacts to final G20 communiqué:

    July 8, 2017 — As the G20 summit is over in Hamburg, the G20 leaders have agreed on a final communiqué. Jamie Drummond, co-founder of ONE, said: “Too many in the G20 failed to play their part in Germany’s proposed new Partnership with Africa. This will be the African century and Chancellor Merkel wanted the…

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