ONE Super Tuesday: Democrats and Republicans Come Together For One Day to Fight Global AIDS and Extreme Poverty
With two weeks until Election Day, ONE announced today that Democrats and Republicans have come together across the political aisle to help fight global AIDS and extreme poverty – posting the new “ONE Vote” PSA on the front pages of both www.DNC.org and www.RNC.org
One Web, One Vote
ONE: The Campaign to Make Poverty History launched today a new internet public service announcement bringing together some of the biggest Internet platforms and biggest names in music, movies, sports, politics and religion in a campaign to engage millions of American voters in the fight against global AIDS and extreme poverty.
World Record Broken: Over 110,000 Americans Participate in “Stand Up” Against Global Poverty
-Today, ONE joined with the Millennium Campaign to announce that 110,332 Americans came together on Sunday, October 15th to “STAND UP” in the fight against global poverty, part of a national and global official world record for the largest number of people ever to stand up for a cause.
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 Nordstrom.com ($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.