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EDUN and ONE Join to Launch New ONE T-shirt

EDUN, the socially conscious clothing brand created by Ali Hewson, Bono and New York clothing designer Rogan Gregory, has partnered with ONE to launch a new ONE T-shirt made by EDUN at Nordstrom stores and ($40 retail). The project will help fight global AIDS and extreme poverty, and bring fair trade and AIDS treatment to factory workers and their families in Lesotho, Africa.

ONE Statement on Suspension of WTO Doha Round Trade Talks

Today, trade ministers suspended trade talks critical to the outcome of the World Trade Organization Doha Development round, failing to deliver on their promise to change the rules of trade and level the playing field for developing countries and give people the tools needed to trade their way out of poverty.

ONE Reaction to G8 Summit Communiqué

Today, the leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) recommitted to the 2005 Gleneagles summit’s comprehensive plan to accelerate development and help save millions of lives in Africa and the world’s poorest countries, but have failed to set the concrete targets necessary to increase effective international assistance and help the world’s poorest countries fight poverty.

Yahoo! And ONE Team Up to Fight Global AIDS and Extreme Poverty

Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO), a leading global Internet brand, and ONE announced today an alliance in the fight against global AIDS and extreme poverty with the launch of the revamped ONE.ORG web site

Geldof and Bono Reaction to Gordon Brown Education Drive

DATA today welcomed UK Chancellor Gordon Brown’s commitment to spend at least $15 billion on aid for education over the next ten years.

Thousands of Americans Come Together to Watch Bono in Africa and Join Fight against Global AIDS and Extreme Poverty

onight, thousands of Americans will gather in all 50 states to watch the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams broadcast live from Africa for the first time, joining U2 lead singer and DATA (Debt AIDS Trade Africa) co-founder Bono on his six country listening and learning tour of Lesotho, Rwanda, Tanzania, Nigeria, Mali and Ghana.

Matt Damon Visits Africa with DATA and ONE.ORG

Academy Award winner Matt Damon recently returned from a listening and learning trip to Africa organized by Africa advocacy group DATA (debt AIDS trade Africa) and ONE. Damon focused his 6-day trip in Zambia where he observed firsthand how American funding to fight global AIDS and extreme poverty and international cooperation are saving and transforming lives in Africa. Reaction to House of Representative FY2007 302B Allocations

“Americans sent over 350,000 letters and emails to the White House and Congress calling on them to do more to fight global AIDS and extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Today, the House of Representatives failed to answer that call when lives are in the balance.

Tech Leaders Come Together to Fight Global AIDS and Extreme Poverty with ONE

ONE announced its new website today, continuing an unprecedented campaign to reach and engage millions of Americans in the fight against global AIDS and extreme poverty at WWW.ONE.ORG.

MTV Brings Message of Hope from Africa to America with ONE

ONE announced today the MTV broadcast premiere of its new campaign to reach and engage millions of Americans in the fight against global AIDS and extreme poverty.

Dubuque Volunteer Delivers 160,000 Letters to Congressman Nussle with ONE

Today, local Dubuque ONE volunteer Rev. Joan Fumetti delivered over 160,000 letters to Iowa Congressman Nussle, asking him to boldly lead Congress in fully funding the fight against global AIDS and extreme poverty.

Durbin/Santorum Measure to Increase U.S. Contribution to Global Fund to Fight AIDS Wins Senate Approval

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Rick Santorum (R-PA) today applauded the passage of their amendment to increase the United States’ contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria to $866 million in fiscal year 2007.