Media Centre

  • ONE reacts to the Eurobarometer results on attitudes to development

    Brussels, 23rd October – The European Commission has released the 2019 Eurobarometer survey on citizen attitudes towards international cooperation and development. Among the highlights of the report, 86% of Europeans think it is important to help people in developing countries, which makes development aid one of the most positively perceived EU policies. For the first…

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  • The ONE Campaign responds to ICAI note on ‘mutual prosperity’

    Today the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) released its note on the ‘use of UK aid to enhance mutual prosperity’(1). The findings show that aid is increasingly being spent in areas that can both deliver benefit to the UK economy and countries that are eligible for aid. It stressed, however, that the primary aim…

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  • BONO JOINS ONE AND (RED) ACTIVISTS IN CELEBRATING VITAL STEP TOWARDS ENDING AIDS, TB AND MALARIA

    BONO JOINS ONE AND (RED) ACTIVISTS IN CELEBRATING  VITAL STEP TOWARDS ENDING AIDS, TB AND MALARIA Lyon, 10th October – Global Health campaigners from ONE and (RED) are celebrating a key victory in the battle to eradicate three of the world’s most deadly diseases, after political leaders and global businesses agreed a new package of…

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  • ONE calls EU leaders to increase rather than cut EU aid in the next long term budget

    Brussels – Ahead of the next European Council on 17-18 October and following the ‘Independent report by the High-Level Group of Wise Persons on the European financial architecture for development’, ONE is calling EU leaders to increase EU aid in the next EU’s long-term budget particularly to the countries with the highest poverty rates, 27…

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  • ONE E COFONDATORE BONO APPLAUDONO CONTRIBUTO ITALIA E RICONOSCONO MOMENTO STORICO NELLA LOTTA AD AIDS, TUBERCOLOSI E MALARIA

    LIONE (FRANCIA), 10 ottobre –  L’organizzazione anti-povertà ONE, fondata da Bono, leader del gruppo musicale irlandese U2, festeggia oggi una fondamentale vittoria nella battaglia per lo sradicamento di tre tra le malattie più mortali al mondo. La sesta conferenza di rifinanziamento del Fondo Globale per la lotta ad AIDS, tubercolosi e malaria ha visto, infatti,…

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  • BONO JOINS ONE AND (RED) ACTIVISTS IN CELEBRATING VITAL STEP TOWARDS ENDING AIDS, TB AND MALARIA

    Lyon, 10th October – Global Health campaigners from ONE and (RED) are celebrating a key victory in the battle to eradicate three of the world’s most deadly diseases, after political leaders and global businesses agreed a new package of investment worth a staggering $14billion at the sixth replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS,…

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  • ONE reacts to the hearing of International Partnerships Commissioner-designate Jutta Urpilainen

    ONE reacts to the hearing of International Partnerships Commissioner-designate Jutta Urpilainen Brussels – During her introductory speech, International Partnerships Commissioner-designate, Jutta Urpilainen highlighted that she will use “the Sustainable Development Goals as a compass” and develop a strong and comprehensive Africa Europe partnership to unlock opportunities for both continents. Ine Tollenaers, Policy and Advocacy Coordinator…

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  • ONE welcomes the nomination of Jutta Urpilainen as Commissioner for International Partnerships

    ONE welcomes the nomination of Jutta Urpilainen as Commissioner for International Partnerships Brussels, 10 September 2019 – On behalf of its 2 million members in Europe, ONE welcomes the nomination of Jutta Urpilainen as Commissioner for International Partnerships. Emily Wigens, Director of ONE’s European election campaign, said:  “Jutta Urpilainen’s nomination comes at a crucial time…

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  • ONE Campaign responds to Spending Round: ‘Two steps forward, one step back for UK aid’

    Today (4/9/19), Chancellor Sajid Javid MP gave a statement on the Spending Round, which sets out the Government’s spending plans for the next 12 months and how public funds will be allocated across Whitehall. Though brief, the mention of how UK aid will be spent was significant, as it shows that more is needed for…

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  • The G7 can do more, and we expect it to do more

    Biarritz – As the G7 Summit closes in Biarritz, the ONE Campaign applauds France for setting an ambitious agenda focused on vital issues, and for involving leaders from Africa not just at the Summit, but in shaping it. The Summit did score some significant wins, but declarations have not been backed up with the financial…

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