• Policy Brief

    Beyond Transparency

    In 2016, French companies extracting natural resources in developing countries made their payments to the governments of these countries public for the first time, detailing the payments for each of their projects. This report demonstrates how the disclosure of this new information helped inform analysis of the activities of the French oil company Total in Angola and the French uranium giant Areva in Niger.

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  • Policy Brief

    The African Century

    ONE’s report The African Century presents evidence on the risks and opportunities of the current demographic development in Africa. It calls for a new partnership with Africa which doubles investments in education, employment and empowerment to support a programme of economic and policy reform across the continent.

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  • Policy Brief

    Poverty is Sexist: Why educating every girl is good for everyone

    Life is harsh for almost everyone in the world’s poorest countries, but life is tougher for women and girls. They are less likely to be in school, less likely to have the same opportunities for work and less likely to have a say in their own lives than their brothers. But while the gender gap appears to be entrenched and intractable, there is one intervention that would go a long way toward improving these circumstances if there is the political will to support it.

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  • Policy Brief

    STUCK IN NEUTRAL: Tracking the Global Response to HIV/AIDS, 2016

    The world has a plan and the tools needed to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. But achieving this is not a foregone conclusion. This report looks at progress towards key milestones that must be reached by 2020 in order to stay on the path towards an end to AIDS, and finds a troubling trend – progress has stalled.

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  • Policy Brief

    Making the Connection

    In less than a generation the Internet has revolutionised the lives of billions of people. It has changed the way we communicate, work, learn and engage with the world around us. But this digital utopia is not available to everyone. More than half of the world is still unconnected and where someone lives makes a huge difference. Almost 75% of Africa’s population is offline compared with 19% of people in developed countries.

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  • Data Report

    2016 DATA Report: A Bolder Response for a Changing World

    ONE’s 2016 DATA Report: A Bolder Response for a Changing World – continues in its role of tracking development assistance flows and trends for the world’s major donors. This year, it looks at development flows in the context of the refugee crisis and expanding humanitarian needs.

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  • Financing Stability: How humanitarian and development assistance must rise to the challenge

    Confronted with enormous and complex human security challenges, the international community needs to think bigger and move faster in addressing current humanitarian crises, invest more ambitiously for the long term and embed development as a core policy tool to prevent future crises. This briefing analyses some of the limitations of the current humanitarian and development…

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  • Policy Brief

    Poverty is Sexist 2016

    New analysis in ONE’s 2016 Poverty is Sexist report ranks the toughest countries in which to be born a girl, with Niger topping the list. Compared to their brothers, girls here have less education, lack access to opportunities, such as opening a bank account, and are less likely to get paid work when they grow up.

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  • Unfinished Business: Tracking Global Commitments on AIDS, Volume 4

    The world stands at a critical juncture: if we act with urgency in the next five years, we could end AIDS as an epidemic by 2030. But achieving this goal will require $12 billion annually more by 2020, targeted more effectively to reach the most vulnerable. Our new report calls on governments to prioritise support for the Global Fund; leaders in sub-Saharan Africa to invest more domestic resources in health; and the private sector to play a greater role.

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  • Data Report

    The DATA Report 2015: Putting the Poorest First

    The 2015 DATA Report looks ahead to the Addis Ababa Conference, setting out key commitments that can be game-changers, particularly for those living in the poorest nations, the least developed countries (LDCs).

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