ONE.org 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.
Hollywood Brings Message of Hope for Africa to Heartland with ONE
ONE announced a new internet campaign today to reach and engage millions of Americans in the fight against global AIDS and extreme poverty
Bono Calls on Policy Makers and Faith Leaders to Fully Fund Initiatives to Beat AIDS and Extreme Poverty
Addressing the National Prayer Breakfast, U2 lead singer and DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa) co-founder Bono today called on faith leaders and policy makers to support life-saving initiatives to fight global AIDS and extreme poverty, asking for their support of ONE and an additional 1% of the U.S. federal budget for effective international assistance.
ONE Statement on the WTO Hong Kong Ministerial Meeting
Today, trade ministers completed trade talks critical to the outcome of the World Trade Organization Doha Development round. While the agreement makes some progress on changing the rules of trade, international trade negotiators have missed a crucial opportunity in Hong Kong to fight poverty though the real reform of trade.
Four Governors and 37 Mayors Agree: Join the Fight Against Global AIDS and Extreme Poverty With ONE
Tomorrow, December 10th, ONE will be joined in the fight against global AIDS and extreme poverty by the states of Iowa, Connecticut and Maine and cities across the country from Gary, Indiana to Chattanooga, Tennessee, while Illinois will become the first state to introduce a “State of ONE” joint resolution in their Legislature.
ONE Reaction to World Bank and AMF Annual Meetings
The world’s finance ministers have reached agreement to cancel the debts of up to 38 of the poorest countries, freeing up close to $1-$1.5 billion each year once all 38 have qualified, funding which will put schools, health clinics and clean water into more communities