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  • ONE responds to European Commission announcement of €3.5 billion for nutrition

    Eloise Todd, Brussels director at ONE said: “This scale of investment could be truly transformational. The EU has been ahead of the game in recognising the strategic importance of tackling under-nutrition, but a €3.5 billion pledge shows a serious political commitment to get on with the job.”

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  • Lancet report – reaction from the ONE campaign

    Molly Kinder, Director of Agriculture and Nutrition policy at ONE said: “The Lancet series today shocked us into a new truth: undernutrition is an even deadlier threat to child survival than we ever thought. The new report shows that 3.1 million children every year die because of the underlying problem of undernutrition – that accounts for 45% of all child deaths under 5 years of age. These alarming facts are now irrefutable: undernutrition is responsible for 600,000 more child deaths each year than was previously realised.

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  • ONE applauds Tullow Oil for publishing payment information

    The ONE Campaign applauds Tullow Oil’s decision to publish, for the first time, information detailing its payments to governments around the world.

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  • ONE Welcomes UN Vision for Post-2015 Development Goals

    The ONE Campaign welcomes today’s report from the United Nations’ High Level Panel (HLP) outlining its vision for the next set of global development goals.

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  • Report reveals wide disparities in Africa poverty goal progress

    New analysis published today shows that 30 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have accelerated progress in the last three years on reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and 16 are on track to halve extreme poverty by 2015, but further momentum is at risk due to laggard countries where progress has stalled or gone into reverse.

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  • DATA Report 2013 shows African trailblazers deliver big advances in fight against extreme poverty but African governments set to fall $243 billion short on development promises

    New analysis published today from the ONE Campaign shows that 30 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have accelerated progress in the last three years on reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and 16 are on track to halve extreme poverty by 2015. But further momentum is at risk due to laggard countries where progress has stalled or gone into reverse, as governments across sub-Saharan Africa are set to fall short of their own development commitments by an estimated $243 billion by 2015.

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  • ONE responds to the outcome of the European Development Ministers’ Meeting

    Eloise Todd, Brussels director at ONE said: “Millions of children, particularly in Africa, still suffer throughout their lives because of stunting caused by under-nutrition during their mother’s pregnancy or early in life. We welcome today’s decision to back the EU’s new strategy for reducing under nutrition in developing countries.

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  • ONE responds to the UK and France EITI announcement

    Responding to the UK’s decision to join the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative, Adrian Lovett, Europe Executive Director at ONE said: “Today’s announcement is another step in the right direction by David Cameron in the fight against extreme poverty. Coming just six weeks after the historic political deal was reached in Europe on new rules requiring extractive companies to declare their payments to foreign governments, the implementation of EITI shows continued political will by the UK and France to support transparency in the extractive sectors both at home and abroad and sends a strong and clear message.

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  • ONE responds to the outcome of the Mali donor conference

    Eloise Todd, Brussels director at ONE said: “Today’s conference was a welcome initiative from the EU and France. The European Commission’s pledge of €524 million, nearly half of the overall EU pledge, will make an important contribution to Mali’s recovery. But the big picture is that aid budgets are shrinking across much of Europe, and the EU itself is looking to freeze aid spending over the next seven years.

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  • ONE responds to the Queen’s Speech

    Adrian Lovett, Europe Executive Director at ONE said: “After the Coalition Government’s success in reaching the international 0.7% target for aid, this was the right time to put that commitment into law, as all parties promised to do.

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