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  • ONE sounds the alarm on leaked European Council conclusions

    Responding to the leaked draft Council conclusions, Emily Wigens, interim Brussels Director of the anti-poverty group, ONE, said: When EU leaders meet on Thursday, they should be discussing their vision for the future of Europe and preparing the next ten years and beyond. However, so far the leaked draft conclusions suggest that the Council is…

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  • EU must take urgent action to safeguard gender equality in the next MFF

    Signed by: IPPF EN, Care International, World Vision, Save the Children, The ONE Campaign, Plan International, DSW, WIDE+, European Region World Association of girls guides and girls scouts.  Despite supposedly being a key priority, gender equality is hardly mentioned in the recent European Commission proposal for the new Neighborhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI)…

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  • Foreign Office lags behind on international aid transparency

    FCO placed 40th out of 45 on global transparency index, compared to DFID who come 3rd The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is one of the worst major donors in the world on aid transparency, according to a new Index released today [Wednesday, 20th June]. The Aid Transparency Index, launched by Publish What You…

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  • ONE cerca maggiori garanzie per i più poveri del mondo nel bilancio esterno dell’UE

    Bruxelles, 14 giugno 2018. Oggi la Commissione europea ha pubblicato la sua proposta per la nuova struttura dei programmi di finanziamento esterno dell’UE nel prossimo Quadro finanziario pluriennale (QFP). La Commissione ha presentato un unico strumento di finanziamento esterno nel tentativo di garantire una maggiore flessibilità. Rispondendo alla proposta della Commissione su un cosiddetto “strumento…

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  • ONE seeks greater safeguards for world’s poorest in EU external budget

    Brussels, 14 June 2018. Today the European Commission released its proposal for the new structure of the EU’s external financing programmes in the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). The Commission presented a single external financing instrument in a bid to ensure greater flexibility. Responding to the Commission’s proposal for a so-called ‘single instrument’, Emily Wigens,…

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  • ONE reacts to the G7 Summit

    “The Trudeau government has put together a series of meaningful steps forward for girls and women.” QUEBEC CITY, Canada (June 9, 2018) — The ONE Campaign, the international policy and advocacy organization co-founded by U2 lead singer Bono to fight extreme poverty and the spread of preventable diseases in Africa, released the following statements: Bono,…

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  • ONE welcomes commitments to girls education at G7 summit

    “The best tool for helping someone climb out of extreme poverty is a good job” QUEBEC CITY, Canada — The ONE Campaign, the international policy and advocacy organization co-founded by U2 lead singer Bono to fight extreme poverty and the spread of preventable diseases in Africa, released the following statement today welcoming an announcement at…

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  • G7 countries take important step for empowering girls and women

    QUEBEC CITY, Canada — The ONE Campaign, the international policy and advocacy organization to fight extreme poverty and the spread of preventable diseases in Africa, released the following statement today applauding the announcement of a new commitment by the development finance institutions of the G7 countries to mobilize US$3 billion by 2020 for investment in…

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  • ONE responds to IDC Inquiry on ‘Definition and Administration of ODA’

    Today [Tuesday, 5th June], the International Development Committee (IDC) published the results of an inquiry into aid spending across Whitehall, including by departments other than DFID. The report found that aid spent by these other departments was less effective and less poverty focused than DFID spending, and also that levels of transparency and value for…

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  • ONE responds to Elysee’s announcement on 2019 Global Fund replenishment conference: « France takes the lead in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. »

    Paris, 16th of May 2018 – The ONE Campaign welcomes France’s announcement that it will host the Global Fund replenishment conference in 2019. This conference should enable the Global Fund to mobilise necessary funds to fight these killer diseases over the next three years and help end them by 2030. Friederike Röder, France director of…

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