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
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.
ONE reaction to the 2021 state of the EU
Brussels, 14 September 2021 – European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen gave the State of the Union speech at the European Parliament Plenary. This is her second SOTEU speech in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. In response, Emily Wigens EU Director at The ONE Campaign, said: “Today President von der Leyen’s pledge to…
ONE Responds to UK booster shot roll out
Today the UK Government is expected to announce a ‘booster shot’ roll out for all over 50s. However, the focus should be more on dose sharing with other countries, warns ONE
ONE Responds to reports of UK starting to deliver booster doses
Following reports that the UK is planning on delivering a ‘booster shot’ campaign, where people receive a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, ONE highlighted the issue that there are still millions of people around the world who haven’t even received their first dose
“A decidedly underwhelming result” – ONE reacts to the Global Education Summit
Following today’s Global Education Summit announcements where donors raised around $4 billion, and 18 Heads of State endorsed President Kenyatta’s domestic call to action and committed to $192 billion in domestic funding for education for the next five years, the ONE Campaign has released the following statement. Speaking about what the outcome of the GES…
ONE responds to UK beginning to share doses through COVAX
Today the UK Government announced it was sharing the first batch of COVID19 vaccines, which were committed at the G7, via COVAX. Read ONE’s response.
ONE Responds to UK aid vote
Today MPs voted on reversing the cuts to UK aid, with a Government motion passing that means the cut will stay. This is bad news for the world’s poorest people, and bad news for the UK.
FIVE QUESTIONS THE G20 NEEDS TO ANSWER ON PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS
Venice, Italy, Friday 9th July – Later today, the G20 will publish a high-level independent panel report into pandemic preparedness. The ONE Campaign welcomes this development but warns that it cannot come at the expense of urgent efforts to end the current pandemic – especially as many low-income countries face a crippling new wave of…
ONE Responds to UK announcement on booster doses
Romilly Greenhill, UK Director of The ONE Campaign, said “We need to be thinking bigger – it’s important to ensure people are protected at home – but it needs to happen at the same time as sharing doses with other countries. “There are millions of people around the world who have not had their first…