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  • ONE reacts to the G20 Leaders’ Summit

    Speaking from Rome, Emily Wigens, EU Director at the ONE Campaign, said:  “The G20 fell short of delivering collective action needed to tackle the pandemic despite progress on climate and commitments from some individual countries and the efforts of the Italian Presidency.  “The support expressed for the 70% global vaccination goal raises the real possibility…

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  • Reaction to the G20 Health and Finance Ministerial Meeting

    Rome, 29th October – In response to the G20 Health and Finance Ministerial Meeting, Emily Wigens, EU Director at The One Campaign said: “Despite committing to vaccinate 70% of the population in all countries by mid-2022, the lack of concrete commitments from the G20 Health and Finance Ministers meeting is disappointing and worrying.  Ministers haven’t…

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  • Act now or face a decade-long pandemic, warn campaigners

    Rome, 28th October. As the G20 leaders prepare to meet in person for the first time since the start of the pandemic, new analysis released by the ONE Campaign today reveals the chief obstacles standing in the way of global efforts to end the pandemic. The analysis shows that a key challenge remains the uneven…

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  • ONE Responds to Budget / CSR: Lack of detail for UK aid

    Today the Chancellor presented the budget for 2021 and the Comprehensive Spending Review for the coming years. There was a stark lack of specifics for what the Government’s spending plans mean for UK aid over the coming years, as key details on if vaccines and SDRs would be included in the 0.5% target, or what…

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  • “A failure to take decisive action to end the pandemic” – ONE and Global Citizen react to the end of the Annual Meetings

    Reacting to the end of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings, Dr David McNair, Executive Director of Global Policy at the ONE Campaign, said: “This could have been a game-changing moment in the fight against COVID-19. It wasn’t. The pandemic is killing thousands of people every day and threatens economic recovery, yet many rich countries still…

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  • “Stop hoarding Special Drawing Rights” – ONE Campaign tells global chiefs of advanced economies

    Ahead of next week’s IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings, The ONE Campaign warns that the global economic recovery is at risk unless advanced economies stop hoarding their Special Drawing Rights (SDRs). 

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  • ONE responds to EMA’s recommendation on booster shots

    Brussels – The European Medicines Agency announced its recommendation to member states that a third COVID-19 booster dose could be considered at least 6 months after the second dose for people aged 18 years and older. Brandon Locke, Policy and Advocacy Manager at the ONE Campaign, reacted: “The latest guidance from EMA on booster shots for…

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  • ONE Campaign reacts to Boris Johnson’s absence from Joe Biden’s vaccine summit

    Statement from ONE Campaign UK director Romilly Greenhill responding to the Prime Minister’s absence from today’s crucial summit hosted by President Biden as part of a renewed effort to agree a global plan to end the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • ONE responds to vaccine summit announced by President Biden

    Today, U.S. President Joe Biden announced that he would host a global summit on Wednesday 22nd of September, where he is asking countries to commit to do more on sharing doses of the COVID19 vaccine with other countries. ONE is calling on all countries – including the UK – to go further and faster with its dose sharing

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  • ONE response to appointment of Rt Hon Liz Truss as Foreign Secretary

    Today, Prime Minister Boris Johnson reshuffled the Cabinet, appointing the Rt Hon Liz Truss MP to head up the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. The new Foreign Secretary must deal with the challenges of Covid, Climate and Conflict urgently.

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