2014 Budget response from the ONE campaign
Responding to the UK Government’s 2014 Budget, Diane Sheard, UK Director at the ONE Campaign, said: “It is right that the Government has stood by its promise to the world’s poorest by committing 0.7% of the UK’s growing national income to life-saving aid. Efficient and transparent aid, targeted at the most vulnerable communities, can be…
Gender Gap Holds Back Africa’s Women Farmers: New report Identifies policy interventions to narrow and eliminate gender inequality
Tackling the pervasive inequality faced by women farmers across Africa is critical if the continent is to reduce poverty, boost economic growth and feed its growing population says a new report published today by the World Bank Group and The ONE Campaign.
ONE welcomes European Parliament move to tackle money laundering in the EU and beyond
The ONE Campaign welcomes today’s vote by the European Parliament to make public information on who owns companies and trusts– benefitting rich and poor countries alike. The Parliament voted in a plenary session to confirm their position on the 4th Money Laundering Directive, marking a positive step in the fight against global corruption. Tamira Gunzburg,…
Bono urges Europe’s leaders to fight corruption
Bono today called on European countries to take tough action to fight corruption, in a speech at Dublin’s Convention Centre.
ONE Statement on Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill
At ONE, we are deeply concerned at the signing of the Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill recently, and at similar legislation passed earlier this year in Nigeria.
One battle won in the fight against phantom firms
The ONE Campaign welcomes today’s vote in the European Parliament to make information on who owns companies and trusts public – benefitting rich and poor countries alike. Committees in the European parliament voted on the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, marking a positive step in the fight against global corruption.
ONE Joins D’banj and African Partners to Launch ‘Do Agric’ at AU Summit
The ONE Campaign today released a new report and launched Do Agric, It Pays, a campaign calling for African governments to commit to spending at least 10% of national budgets on effective agriculture investments, through transparent and accountable budgets.
Bono’s statement on Nelson Mandela’s Legacy
“It was as if he was born to teach the age a lesson in humility, in humour and above all else in patience. In the end, Nelson Mandela showed us how to love rather than hate, not because he had never surrendered to rage or violence, but because he learnt that love would do a…
ONE Mourns Passing of Nelson Mandela
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 5, 2013)–ONE President and CEO Michael Elliott released the following statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela: “Nelson Mandela’s unwavering courage, forgiveness and hope touched and inspired people all around the world. He showed that we can make change happen and that the dream of a fair society is possible. In an…
Autumn statement – reaction from the ONE campaign
Adrian Lovett, Europe Executive Director for ONE said: “Britain’s faltering growth since 2010 means that aid to developing countries has been cut by up to £1.2 billion from planned levels. Today’s good economic news should begin to reverse that decline, with an additional £610 million for aid in the next two years which is enough…