Policy

  • Development Assistance

    NGO Statement on Poverty and Trade

    ONE, Alliance to End Hunger, Business Council for Global Development, International Youth Foundation, National Cooperative Business Association/CLUSA, Vital Voices Global Partnership, and Women Thrive Worldwide sign onto a joint statement on trade and poverty.

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  • Poverty is Sexist: Why Girls and Women Must be at the Heart of the Fight to End Extreme Poverty

    In Switzerland, for every 100,000 births, six women die in childbirth or just after. In Sierra Leone, 1,100 do. That’s right. A woman in Sierra Leone is 183 times more likely to die bringing a new life into the world than a woman in Switzerland. It would be hard to find a statistic that more…

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  • Development Assistance

    ONE’s Open Letter on The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)

    The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has played an integral role in creating economic opportunity in sub-Saharan Africa for close to 15 years now. The current AGOA legislation expires in September of this year. On behalf of ONE’s 6 million members, we are expressing our strong support for AGOA’s quick and timely renewal.

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  • DATA Report

    At The Tipping Point – Tracking Global Commitments On AIDS

    Quietly, beyond the headlines this year, the world achieved something great: we reached “the beginning of the end of AIDS”. For the last three years, ONE has tracked progress towards this global milestone in an annual accountability report, and this year’s report shows—for the first time in the history of the disease—that the world added more people last year to life-saving AIDS treatment than the number of people who became newly infected with HIV in the same year.

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  • DATA Report

    The 2014 DATA Report: Fighting Poverty and Financing Africa’s Future

    Next year poses a momentous opportunity. It’s crucial that we don’t let this slip by. By following the 11 calls to action set out in the 2014 DATA Report, governments around the globe can demonstrate their determination to provide the financial resources required to end extreme poverty and to create a fairer, more equal and more prosperous world.

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  • Development Assistance

    Open letter from Bono, Malala, Graca Machel and others to World Leaders

    Dear World Leaders, We write to sound a warning. A warning that 2015 will be a year of huge opportunity, but also of huge risk. What is at stake here could not be greater, for it is not less than the future of our human family and the world upon which we all depend. Two…

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  • Energy

    The Electrify Africa Act of 2015

    Helping sub-Saharan Africa increase modern electricity access will save lives, boost education, alleviate extreme poverty and accelerate growth

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  • HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

    Going for Goal: Immunization and the Case for GAVI

    Just as the World Cup kicks off, GAVI will enter into a tournament of its own: a new fundraising effort to scale up its work and save even more lives through immunization. Fortunately, the Alliance is not starting from square one; it has proven that it can deliver results. For the 2011–15 period, GAVI has…

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  • Agriculture

    Levelling the Field: Improving Opportunities for Women Farmers in Africa

    Investing in women farmers and instituting policies that close the gender gap in African agriculture could yield enormous benefits, not only for women themselves, but also for their families, their communities and their entire countries.

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  • Agriculture

    Ripe for Change: The Promise of Africa’s Agricultural Transformation

    ONE’s report, Ripe for Change: The Promise of Africa’s Agricultural Transformation assesses the achievements and the shortcomings of the last decade. It also presents valuable lessons and policy recommendations, developed in consultation with key stakeholders, which could accelerate the pace of agricultural progress in Africa.

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