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  • ONE Reaction to the G20 Summit: Transparency ball kept in play, but limited gains

    WASHINGTON—The ONE Campaign reacted to the conclusion of the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia with the following statement. Michael Elliott, President and CEO of The ONE Campaign, said: “The outcome of the G20 Summit is a mixed bag when it comes to transparency. The G20 has kept the ball in play, taking some limited…

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  • ONE Welcomes Nordic Countries’ $750 Million Pledge to the Global Fund

    WASHINGTON—The ONE Campaign applauds yesterday’s joint announcement by Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Iceland to pledge $750 million over the next three years to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Michael Elliott, President and CEO of The ONE Campaign said: “We are thrilled to see this kind of leadership in the crucial months leading up to replenishment.…

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  • Bono and ONE/(RED) delegation of business and political leaders meet with Ghanaian entrepreneurs to discuss technology and transparency

    Bono, lead singer of U2 and co-founder of The ONE Campaign and (RED), met today with Ghanaian entrepreneurs to hear how technology is transforming Ghana and to discuss the ways in which digital innovation can spur economic development and increase transparency in health, agriculture and government services.

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  • ONE and Ancienne Belgique unveil protest song competition winner

    The ONE Campaign and Ancienne Belgique have today announced blues/folk group new rising sun as the winners of a search to find an unsigned Belgian artist who has the passion to move people to action through the power of the protest song. The announcement is part of ONE’s agit8 campaign to raise global awareness about extreme poverty.

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  • ONE Africa 2013 Award Launched

    The ONE Campaign is announcing the opening of nominations and applications for the 2013 ONE Africa Award, which honors outstanding contributions by Africans who are leading the fight against poverty and preventable disease on the continent. Nominations and applications for the award, whose recipient will receive up to $100,000 USD in prize money, will close on the 19th August 2013.

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  • ONE and Ancienne Belgique launch search for Belgium’s next Bob Dylan

    The ONE Campaign has today launched a new partnership with legendary Brussels music venue Ancienne Belgique in a search for Belgium’s next Bob Dylan, an unsigned artist who has the power to move people to action through the power of the protest song. The announcement is part of a global music-based campaign that involves artists including Arno, U2, Sting, Angelique Kidjo, Cali, Mumford and Sons & Elvis Costello, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Dominique A, Tal, Ed Sheeran, Tryo and Kenzah Farah.

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  • ONE responds to the European Parliament vote on the EU 2014-20 budget

    Responding to today’s vote in the European Parliament on the EU budget for 2014-2020, Eloise Todd, Brussels Director of ONE said: “In a tough political climate and in the context of an overall reduction to the EU budget, Europe’s leaders have done the right thing by protecting development aid from cuts.

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  • ONE Campaign responds to the Chancellor’s Spending Round 2013

    “The Chancellor is right to stand by Britain’s promise to the world’s poorest people. The continued commitment to invest 0.7% of UK national income in international aid makes a world of difference. Because of British aid, a child is vaccinated every two seconds, five million children each year can go primary school and seven million families each year get clean water.

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  • Sub-Saharan Africa hit disproportionately by European aid cuts

    New analysis published today shows that sub-Saharan Africa suffered disproportionately from cuts to aid spending by EU member states last year, with investment in the region falling by 19% compared to an overall decline in overseas development aid (ODA) of 7%.

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  • ONE Releases Special DATA Report on Tracking Development Assistance

    With less than 1,000 days to go until the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), ONE’s latest DATA Report: ‘Special Report Tracking Development Assistance’ reveals a mixed outlook for official development assistance (ODA) to the world’s poorest countries.

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