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  • ONE responds to Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on Brexit

    Following the Prime Minister’s speech on how the UK will leave the European Union, where Theresa May spoke of the importance of a ‘truly global Britain’, the ONE Campaign has highlighted the role international development has to play. Saira O’Mallie, interim UK Director of ONE, said: “A truly global Britain must not turn its back…

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  • Aid at highest levels but not enough goes to the poorest countries says ONE Campaign

    The ONE Campaign responds to OECD Development Assistance Committee confirmed aid levels for 2015 The ONE Campaign welcomes new statistics that confirm aid has reached record levels in 2015, but criticises the declining proportion of aid received by the world’s poorest countries, with increasing amounts never leaving donor countries. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and…

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  • Transparency missing under the EU Christmas tree

    BRUSSELS, 20 DECEMBER 2016. EU Member states today rejected the European Commission’s proposal to make information about who owns and controls EU companies and trusts public.  Despite mounting concern from the public, fuelled by recent scandals such as the Panama Papers and the urgency to stop terrorist financing, EU member states have missed an opportunity…

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  • ONE calls on Open Government Partnership Summit to stamp out corruption and illegal tax evasion

    Paris, the 5th December 5, 2016 – Anti-poverty group ONE is calling on member states of the Open Government Partnership meeting in Paris this week to commit to ‘concrete’ measures to stop corruption holding back development in the world’s poorest countries. The establishment of public registers of beneficial owners of companies and trusts, plus the…

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  • ONE reacts to Priti Patel’s first departmental review: Transparency key to success of UK Aid

    ANTI-POVERTY group ONE today welcomed the focus on global security and transparency outlined in the newly released Bilateral Development Review (BDR) and Multilateral Development Review (MDR) by DFID – but cautioned the government department not to lose focus of its poverty reducing purpose, especially in the least developed countries, while building partnerships with the private…

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  • Ahead of World AIDS Day, ONE warns that progress against AIDS has stalled

    “There really isn’t anything new in our report this year. And that’s the problem.” Funding for the global fight against AIDS was flat and gains in treatment and prevention have not grown for a fourth straight year, The ONE Campaign warned in a report released ahead of World AIDS Day. In its annual report about…

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  • EU Budget 2017: Severe cuts to humanitarian aid

    Finance ministers and the European Parliament reached an agreement on the EU budget for 2017. External funding commitments have been set at €10.162 million and payments at €9.483 million, an increase of some €730 million beyond the ceiling agreed back in 2013 in the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). These are new additional funds, which will for the most part be used to address the recently arisen needs of the refugee crisis.

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  • Connecting more women and girls to the internet by 2020 could help lift millions out of poverty, ONE’s Making the Connection Report reveals

    World leaders, governments, banks, telecom firms urged to connect 350m women and girls otherwise a generation is at risk of isolation from digital revolution Africa’s limited connectivity highlights divide with rest of world – the continent uses the same amount of data in a week than Netflix subscribers use in a day Digital chasm starkest…

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  • ONE DATA Report 2016: Global instability will rise as refugee crisis puts pressure on foreign aid budgets

    Governments are failing to meet the unprecedented scale of humanitarian challenges because aid budgets in many countries are being stretched to cover the global refugee crisis, warns anti-poverty group The ONE Campaign in its report published today, The 2016 DATA Report: A Bolder Response for a Changing World.

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  • ONE celebrates largest multilateral investment in global health in history

    World leaders came together this weekend to make the largest multilateral commitment to a global health project in history, raising nearly US$13 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.

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