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Senate Foreign Relations Committee advances bipartisan bill to reduce poverty & violence in fragile countries

WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign welcomed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s markup of the Global Fragility Act of 2019 (S.727) which would create a comprehensive strategy to reduce poverty,…

ONE welcomes Sean Cairncross as Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation

WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign released the following statement welcoming Sean Cairncross as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Corporation.  Tom Hart, North America executive director at…

Gender 7 tells world leaders to prioritize gender equality

VANCOUVER — Today, the Gender 7, seven women leading the fight for gender equality around the world, gathered to challenge world leaders to put women and girls at the…

House of Representatives passes bipartisan bill to reduce poverty & violence in fragile countries

WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign applauded the House of Representatives’ passage of the Global Fragility Act of 2019 (H.R.2116) which would create comprehensive strategies to reduce poverty, violence and…

ONE applauds robust funding for AIDS programs in SFOPS bill

WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign enthusiastically welcomed the House Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs’ markup of its FY20 appropriations bill, which maintains the United States’ historic…

Former ONE Campaign staff attend private meeting with members of ONE Leadership and Board in Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa – Former staff from the ONE Campaign’s South Africa office met with the organization’s co-founder, Bono, as well as ONE CEO Gayle Smith, ONE Board Chair…

House Foreign Affairs Committee advances bipartisan bill to prevent violent conflicts in fragile countries

WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign welcomed the House Foreign Affairs Committee markup of the Global Fragility Act of 2019 (H.R.2116) which would create a comprehensive strategy to reduce poverty,…

Debunking Pompeo’s budget testimony on AIDS cuts

Testifying today before the House Appropriations Committee on President Trump’s FY20 budget request, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, “we’re going to succeed” in the fight against AIDS

ONE CEO urges full funding for the Global Fund in FY20 budget testimony

WASHINGTON — Today, former USAID Administrator and current CEO of The ONE Campaign, Gayle Smith, testified before the House Appropriations Committee on the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs…

ONE reacts to massive global AIDS cuts in President’s FY20 budget proposal

WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign released the below statement today following the release of President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2020, which contains massive cuts to global AIDS…

ONE welcomes new bipartisan bills to help reduce fragility in unstable countries

WASHINGTON — The ONE Campaign today welcomed the introduction of companion measures in the House and Senate, called the Global Fragility Act of 2019 that recognizes the importance of…

Letter to World Leaders Calls for Action on Gender Equality, Fight Against AIDS

WASHINGTON — Ahead of International Women’s Day, 45 female activists from Africa co-signed an open letter to world leaders calling for concrete action on gender equality. In the letter, these advocates…