Press Releases

  • ONE reacts to Biden administration’s US-Africa Strategy

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement on the Biden administration’s US Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa, announced today by Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Pretoria, South Africa. Tom Hart, President of ONE, said:  “We applaud the Biden administration for renewing the US commitment with Sub-Saharan African countries. The converging global crises of debt,…

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  • ONE Campaign responds to latest UNAIDS report on global AIDS epidemic

    WASHINGTON – The ONE Campaign today responded to a new report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) showing that progress in the fight against AIDS has slowed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and other global crises. The new data shows that after years in decline, HIV/AIDS infections are rising in…

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  • The 10 toughest places to feed a family 

    WASHINGTON– As a convergence of global crises sends food prices skyrocketing, new analysis from the ONE Campaign highlights the 10 toughest places around the world to feed a family. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the UN’s food prices index has reached its highest level ever, up 30 percent. On top of conflict, aftershocks of the…

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  • New analysis ahead of G7 on cost of failed pledges & converging crises

    WASHINGTON – Ahead of the G7 meeting in Germany, new analysis from the ONE Campaign shows the G7 failed to meet seven key pledges leaders made in 2021 to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic aftershocks. This includes a failure to meet its pledge to provide resources for low and low-middle income countries to…

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  • ‘This Way Out’: ONE Campaign Shares Plan to End the Pandemic

    WASHINGTON–   The ONE Campaign today released its Five Point Plan to End the Pandemic, intended to provide a roadmap for world leaders to finally curb the COVID-19 crisis, support a truly global health and economic recovery, and strengthen global response protocol for future pandemics.  Much has changed since the early days of COVID-19, not…

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  • ONE appoints Suzanne Granville as North America Executive Director

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign, the global advocacy organization co-founded by U2 lead singer Bono to fight extreme poverty and preventable diseases, has appointed Suzanne Granville to be its Executive Director for North America. Granville joined ONE in 2012 and served as Senior Director of United States Membership Mobilization, organizing ONE’s grassroots campaign efforts in the…

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  • ONE statement on 1 million US COVID deaths

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement marking one million U.S. COVID-19 deaths, less than two and a half years since the start of the pandemic.  Tom Hart, President, ONE:  “One million U.S. deaths is an unfathomable loss. This milestone is a painful reminder of loved ones taken, often alone, by a virus that,…

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  • ONE reacts to the second global COVID summit 

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement following the second global COVID summit, hosted by the US, Germany, Senegal, Indonesia, and Belize earlier today. The US and its co-hosts announced a collective $3.1 billion in funding to respond to COVID-19 and prepare for future pandemics.  In addition to a $200 million pledge for prevention,…

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  • ONE statement on removal of COVID funding from Ukraine supplemental bill

    WASHINGTON– The ONE Campaign released the following statement on the removal of critically needed COVID-19 relief funds from the Ukraine and humanitarian aid package being discussed in Congress this week. President Biden had previously urged Congress to include his March request for $22.5 billion in COVID funding in the Ukraine package, $5 billion of which…

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  • ONE congratulates Dr. John Nkengasong on historic confirmation to lead PEPFAR

    WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign, the anti-poverty and global health organization co-founded by Bono, lead singer of U2, issued the below statement today praising the historic confirmation of Dr. John Nkengasong to lead PEPFAR as the Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator of United States Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally. Dr. Nkengasong is the first person from…

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