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  • World leaders commit to tackling global education crisis that is holding back millions of children and threatening progress and stability

    NEW YORK, 20 September 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres; United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed; heads of state of France, Norway, Malawi and Senegal; and other global education leaders today committed to tackling the global ‘education crisis’ holding back millions of children and threatening progress, at a high-level event in New York City.…

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  • ONE 2017 DATA Report

    The world’s poorest are receiving a declining share of global financial resources according to a new report from The ONE Campaign.

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  • ONE Responds to National Audit Office report on ODA

    Kat Sladden, (Interim) UK Director of The ONE Campaign, said: “UK aid saves and improves millions of lives and is crucial in the fight against extreme poverty, so it’s right that British Taxpayers expect the highest standards of accountability and responsibility across any Government department that spends our aid. “The progress DFID has made in…

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  • ONE reacts to final G20 communiqué:

    July 8, 2017 — As the G20 summit is over in Hamburg, the G20 leaders have agreed on a final communiqué. Jamie Drummond, co-founder of ONE, said: “Too many in the G20 failed to play their part in Germany’s proposed new Partnership with Africa. This will be the African century and Chancellor Merkel wanted the…

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  • ONE: Will the G20 show real leadership in partnering with Africa and reject isolationism?

    The G20 will not find long-term solutions for migration, terrorism, and climate without a true partnership with Africa and its youth. July 6th 2017.  The G20 claims to carry the mantle of responsibility for the global economy, and now has to prove that it can fulfill that responsibility despite President Trump’s distracting tactics.   The American…

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  • MEDIA: ONE reacts to G20-Conference “Partnership with Africa”

    Towards a “Merkel plan with Africa”? Following the speeches at the G20-Conference “Partnership with Africa”, Jamie Drummond, cofounder of ONE, says:  “Today’s conference has been a mix of great speeches, intentions and ideas for a G20 Partnership with Africa. There are some great ingredients but now we need the chef.” “African leaders think they’ve found that chef:…

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  • JOINT STATEMENT: UK’s leading aid organisations welcome the reappointment of Priti Patel

    Today, the UK’s leading aid organisations welcome the reappointment of Priti Patel, but call on Secretary of State not to act unilaterally on UK aid reform.

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  • EU Draft Budget 2018: investments in development are investments in stability

    Today, the European Commission presented its Draft EU Budget for 2018, proposing €160.6 billion in commitments (1.4% more than 2017) and €145.4 billion in payments (8.1% more than 2017). As a part of the Budget, the Commission proposed € 9.6 billion for the EU’s external spending (5.6% less than the €10.2 billion approved in 2017).…

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  • ONE reacts to G7 final communique: “G7 summit sets new low”

    May 27, 2017 — As the G7 summit is over in Taormina, the G7 leaders have agreed on a final communique. Friederike Röder, director at ONE and G7 spokesperson for the organisation, said: “In a year of greatly-diminished expectations, the G7 have managed to set a new low.  The early promise of this summit was…

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  • Voters urged to Speak Up to make election candidates Speak Out for a fairer world

    Anti-poverty group ONE is today calling on the Great British electorate to voice their vision of a fairer and safer world  –  by asking their General Election candidates vying to represent them in the next Parliament to stand up for the world’s poorest  by supporting  UK aid. Launching the ‘Speak Up. Speak Out’ campaign,  ONE’s…

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