This post was written by ONE’s Policy Officer for Development Finance, Isabelle De Lichtervelde. In 2015, world leaders made important promises to the world’s poorest. They re-committed to spending 0.7% of national income on development aid and agreed that more of it needed to be spent in the 48 least-developed countr......
Here at ONE we hate to be negative but it's a sad fact that not everyone has been an angel - or kept their promises - this year. Take a look at who has made our naughty list and help us encourage them to do better next year!
European leaders have just agreed the EU budget for next year after some intense negotiations. Some European countries originally wanted to cut aid funding. So we launched our Protect Aid. Save Lives campaign to put pressure on European leaders – and it worked!
Just a couple of months after world leaders gathered in New York to adopt the new Global Goals, a new report launched yesterday by AidWatch warns that “the real work starts now” and sets key recommendations for the EU to make it happen.
Today is the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s birthday. As he’s fairly new in the job, we thought this would be a good opportunity to wish him a great day, but also send him a very important message. Australian aid has helped achieve amazing things – like cutting extreme poverty in half in the la......
On Saturday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will be celebrating his birthday. We need you to help make his big day special, AND inspire him to take action. Send Malcolm Turnbull a birthday card and let him know that you want Australia to play a leading role in ending extreme poverty.
5 Euro cents a day for each EU citizen. That’s how much European leaders plan to spend from the EU budget on aid for the poorest people in the world. But this life-saving aid is under attack. Some countries are trying to cut aid in next year’s budget. Tell European leaders to step in and stop the cuts.
Today, the United Nations General Assembly adopted 17 Global Goals that could end extreme poverty and improve the lives of BILLIONS of people around the world. Here are the Global Goals to change the world: Goal 1. End poverty in all its forms everywhere You’ve seen the news, the global financial crisis, the global warming......
For the past few weeks and months, ONE members have been on a mission to get the attention of decision makers all around the world. They’ve been creative, persuasive and above all, persistent. So did it make a difference?
As ONE members around the world well know, we’ve been building up to this week for a very long time. It might not have pricked the consciousness of the wider public, but for activists fighting to end extreme poverty, the Third Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa is a very big deal. So what's the verdict?