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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 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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  • ONE applauds vital new commitments to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

    Biarritz – The ONE Campaign is celebrating a series of vital new financial commitments to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria from leaders attending the G7 summit in Biarritz this weekend. On Saturday, President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, announced that the EU would be increasing its support for the Fund…

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  • ONE responds to the EU’s commitment to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

    ONE responds to the EU’s commitment to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria Biarritz – Today before the opening of G7 summit in Biarritz, President Tusk made a political commitment to contribute 550 million EUR to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, an increase of 16% in comparison to…

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  • G7 leaders seen at Côte des Basques beach in Biarritz

    Biarritz – The ONE Campaign is urging leaders to make sure the G7 summit in Biarritz delivers long and lasting change for girls and women worldwide.  Earlier today, with the help of sand artist Sam Dougados, ONE sketched out giant faces of the G7 leaders into the sand at the Côte des basques beach in…

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  • G7 Summit Biarritz: ONE’s actions and asks

    This G7 summit can and should turn the tide on gender inequality worldwide. The ONE Campaign will be in Biarritz to urge leaders to make this an historic summit based on real action and not just words and, in particular, to deliver real progress towards Gender Equality.  Media contacts in Biarritz  English: Ben Maitland –…

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  • ONE calls on G7 leaders to turn the tide on gender equality at Biarritz

    Biarritz – As world leaders prepare to travel to Biarritz for the G7 Summit, they are being urged to accelerate action on gender equality. Coordinated by The ONE Campaign, more than 50 of the world’s leading NGOs have written to the G7 leaders this week, warning that despite promises to do more for women and…

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