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  • Michael Elliott

    The ONE Campaign is sad to report that Michael Elliott, our much-loved former President and CEO, died yesterday evening, July 14. Emma Oxford, Michael’s wife, said: “My daughters and I are heartbroken at the loss of Mike, my beloved husband of forty years, and adored father to Roxana and Gina. Mike’s zest for life never…

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  • ONE celebrates the passage of Global Food Security Act

    Legislation will help developing countries grow their way out of extreme poverty                                                                           WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign celebrated the passage today of the bipartisan Global Food Security Act (GFSA). The GFSA was sponsored in the Senate by U.S. Senators Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and in the House by U.S. Representatives Chris…

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  • ONE celebrates passage of bill to make foreign aid more accountable

    Greater transparency improves the impact of poverty-fighting assistance WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign today celebrates the House of Representatives’ passage of the bipartisan Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act (FATAA), introduced by U.S. Representatives Ted Poe (R-TX-2) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA-11), and by U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ben Cardin (D-MD). The Senate passed…

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  • ONE Campaign welcomes SEC’s rule on Dodd-Frank 1504

    Lack of transparency enables corruption and shady deals that cost the developing world $1 trillion WASHINGTON — As the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its rule to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the ONE Campaign issued the following reaction from Tom Hart, ONE’s…

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  • ONE applauds Representatives Royce, Engel for introducing Legislation to Promote Internet Access in Developing Countries

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign celebrated the introduction of H.R. 5537, the Digital Global Access Policy Act of 2016 yesterday. The bipartisan legislation was introduced by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and the Committee’s Ranking Member, Eliot Engel (D-NY) and co-sponsored by House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Foreign…

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  • The ONE Campaign pays tribute to Jo Cox MP – an extraordinary campaigner for a better world

    Adrian Lovett, interim CEO of The ONE Campaign, paid tribute to his friend and former colleague Jo Cox, who was killed today. “Many of us at ONE knew Jo as a friend, colleague and advocate for social justice. We are deeply shocked and saddened by her death and our thoughts go out to her family.”…

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  • ONE reacts to G7 communique

    ISE, Japan — As world leaders concluded their work at the G7 Summit here, the ONE Campaign — the global anti-poverty organization co-founded by U2 lead singer Bono now with more than 7 million members worldwide — issued the following reaction from Tom Hart, ONE’s Executive Director for North America and Asia: “The world’s most powerful…

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  • ONE applauds Japans Global Fund pledge, urges other G7 countries to follow suit

    France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom have yet to announce their pledges to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria With world leaders heading to Japan next week for the G7 Summit, Prime Minister Shinzō Abe announced that Japan would pledge $800 million USD over three years to the Global Fund — the international organization…

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  • Caterpillar Foundation President Michele Sullivan joins ONE’s Board of Directors

    The ONE Campaign is delighted to welcome Caterpillar Foundation President Michele Sullivan to its Board of Directors. Joining ONE co-founder Bono and a distinguished group of more than a dozen leaders from business, government, and the non-profit community, Sullivan will help ONE in its mission to end extreme poverty and stop the spread of preventable disease.

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  • ONE applauds Trudeau decision to partner with U.S. on electrification in Africa

    Power Africa is having a transformative impact on fight against extreme poverty WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign today enthusiastically welcomed Prime Minister Trudeau’s announcement that Canada will partner with the United States on its Power Africa program, which leverages public-private partnerships between American energy companies and African governments to expand the electricity grid on the…

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