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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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  • AGENDA: INEQUALITY

    LEADERS URGED TO END GENDER INEQUALITY WHEN THEY GATHER FOR G7 SUMMIT In a video released today, leaders of the world’s richest countries are challenged to seize the gauntlet to deploy their power to deliver the endgame on gender inequality. The film calls on leaders to replace empty promises with real action when they assemble…

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  • Boris Johnson wins Conservative leadership contest: Next Prime Minister must not diminish Britain’s global standing, warns ONE

    The new Prime Minister must continue the UK’s central role in the fight against global poverty to ensure Britain retains its global standing, said campaigning organisation ONE, as it was announced that Boris Johnson MP had won the Conservative leadership contest. Romilly Greenhill, UK Director of ONE, said: “If our new Prime Minister wants to…

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  • ONE reacts to the initiative on financial inclusion of women in Africa presented at the G7 Finance ministerial today

    “If there is one issue Finance Ministers should agree on, it’s women economic empowerment in Africa.” Chantilly, July 18 2019 – Today, on the French government’s invitation, Melinda Gates presents the G7 with an initiative for the digital financial inclusion of women in Africa. Bruno Le Maire has announced a financial contribution of 116 million…

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  • ONE welcomes the election of Ursula von der Leyen as President of the European Commission

    ONE welcomes the election of Ursula von der Leyen as President of the European Commission Brussels –  On behalf of its 2 million members in Europe, ONE welcomes the election of Ursula von der Leyen as President of the European Commission.  Friederike Röder, EU and France Director at ONE, said: “As the world’s biggest development…

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  • ONE welcomes the appointment of David M. Sassoli as President of the European Parliament

    On behalf of its 2 million members in Europe, ONE welcomes the appointment of David M. Sassoli as President of the European Parliament.  Friederike Röder, EU and France Director at ONE, said: “From passing transformative transparency legislation helping citizens hold governments to account for revenues from oil, gas and mining in Africa, to protecting and…

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  • ONE Responds to UK pledge to the Global Fund

    Today, the British Government announced its pledge to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM). The UK will contribute [GBP] £1.4 billion  to GFATM, demonstrating Britain’s continuing support for this life-saving organisation. This will go towards the Fund’s overall target of [USD] $14 billion that, if fulfilled, will help save 16 million…

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  • ONE welcomes Health Ministers’ declaration of support for Global Fund

    Paris, 17 May 2019. At the G7 health ministerial in Paris, G7 health ministers agreed to commit to support the success of the Sixth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Health ministers also set out their desire to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of the Global Fund’s programs. Friederike Röder,…

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  • ONE reacts to the Foreign Affairs Council of Development Ministers

    Brussels – The Foreign Affairs Council of Development Ministers adopted today conclusions on the 2019 EU development aid targets. The EU and its member states maintain their position as the largest aid provider, however, EU ODA dropped 2% compared to 2017. Friederike Röder, ONE’s EU and France director, reacts: “The Council is urging the EU…

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  • Reaction to the G7 gender ministerial – 130 million girls out of school, nearly 1000 women infected with HIV every day

    PARIS – Today, the Gender Equality Advisory Council (GEAC), a consultative G7 body, presented its declaration on gender equality to key gender ministers in the run-up to the G7 in Biarritz. Members of the Gender Equality Advisory Council include Emma Watson, Alice Albright (Global Partnership for Education), Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (UN Women), Denis Mukwege (Nobel Prize)…

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