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  • Former ONE Campaign staff attend private meeting with members of ONE Leadership and Board in Johannesburg, South Africa

    Former staff from the ONE Campaign’s South Africa office met with the organization’s co-founder, Bono, as well as ONE CEO Gayle Smith, ONE Board Chair Tom Freston, and ONE Africa Executive Director Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo in Johannesburg, South Africa to discuss past work practices and their employment conditions in ONE’s Johannesburg office between 2011-2015.

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  • Dati OCSE: ONE allarmata per il calo dell’aiuto pubblico allo sviluppo italiano

    Roma, 10 aprile 2019 – Oggi il Comitato per l’aiuto allo sviluppo (DAC) dell’Organizzazione per la Cooperazione e lo Sviluppo Economico (OCSE) ha pubblicato i dati preliminari sull’aiuto pubblico allo sviluppo (APS) relativi al 2018. Dopo una tendenza al rialzo che ha visto l’APS italiano aumentare dal 2012 al 2017, nel 2018 si è registrato…

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  • Global aid falls in 2018: The EU should be stepping up, not walking away

    Global aid has fallen for the second year in a row, according to new data released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee (OECD DAC), who today published preliminary Official Development Assistance (ODA) figures for 2018. Overall ODA was $153 billion [USD], under the new ‘grant equivalent’ methodology (1). However, when…

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  • Global aid falls in 2018: The world should be stepping up, not walking away

    Global aid has fallen for the second year in a row, according to new data released by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee (OECD DAC), who today published preliminary Official Development Assistance (ODA) figures for 2018. Overall ODA was $153 billion [USD], under the new ‘grant equivalent’ methodology (1). However, when…

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  • ONE responds to preliminary 2018 UK aid statistics

    Today, the Office of National Statistics has released preliminary figures showing the amount of Official Development Assistance (ODA) the UK gave in 2019. The figures show that the UK met the target of providing 0.7% of GNI, with a total of £14.5BN in aid. Speaking in response to the announcement, Romilly Greenhill, UK Director of…

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  • ONE reacts to the European Parliament’s vote on the future of the external aid structure

    The European Parliament voted to reaffirm EU’s leadership role in the fight against extreme poverty by proposing binding targets for gender and human development, particularly education and health, in their proposal for a regulation of the EU’s external aid structure. To strengthen the EU’s contribution to sustainable development, the Parliament included social and environmental standards…

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  • Where is the progress promised on gender? Women at “the frontlines of fight against gender inequality and global poverty” speak out 

    As current pace of change means global gender equality won’t be reached for 108 years, powerful open letter warns this is “unacceptable” 45 activists from across Africa co-sign letter calling out leaders that promises are not enough, real change is needed – starting now in 2019 Genuine progress in addressing the toxic mix of poverty…

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  • ONE Responds to calls to cut the UK aid budget

    Cutting the UK’s aid budget – as proposed in a new report by The Henry Jackson Society, which was cited by Boris Johnson MP on the Today programme and endorsed by Bob Seely MP – could seriously harm the UK’s international standing. The report, which also called for the Department for International Development to be…

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  • ONE applauds African leadership on health

    In a significant week for global health ahead of the African Union (AU) Summit, African leaders and global partners today gathered in Addis Ababa to launch a new initiative to transform health investments on the continent.   Hosted by Rwandan President and AU chair Paul Kagame, today’s ‘Africa Leadership Meeting: Investing in Health’ attracted the…

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  • The ONE Campaign welcomes Ireland’s Global Fund pledge

    The ONE campaign welcome’s Ireland’s commitment to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The pledge, made today ahead of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, amounts to a 50 per cent increase in Ireland’s previous commitment to the fund. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil…

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