Press Releases

  • ONE sounds the alarm: President Trump appears ready to surrender the global fight against AIDS

    WASHINGTON — After 15 years of strong, bipartisan American leadership and incredible progress in the global fight against AIDS, the Trump Administration appears ready to trade the iconic red ribbon for a white flag of surrender, The ONE Campaign warned in a new report released ahead of World AIDS Day. The report details the impacts of the…

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  • ONE Campaign welcomes Peter Sands as Global Fund Executive Director

    WASHINGTON — Gayle Smith, the President and CEO of The ONE Campaign and a former administrator of USAID, released the following statement on the announcement of Peter Sands as the new Executive Director of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: “On behalf of The ONE Campaign and its over eight million members…

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  • Separating fact from fiction in the New York Post column on ONE

    By Ian Koski Director of Communications for North America ONE is deeply concerned about the false and misleading opinion piece published in the New York Post today by Paula Froelich. While some factual corrections have been made to the piece since it initially posted, many more still exist. Below is an overview of the errors…

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  • The toughest places for a girl to get an education

    ONE’s ground-breaking report, The Toughest Places for a Girl to Get an Education, reveals the ten toughest countries and highlights some of the many unique barriers girls face. The rankings were compiled using global data on 11 factors that reflect girls’ experience of education, including school completion rates, female literacy and pupil-teacher ratio. ONE’s analysis…

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  • ONE endorses bipartisan bill to study effectiveness of international organizations

    The ONE Campaign today offered its support for the introduction of theMultilateral Aid Review Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill to study the accountability and effectiveness of international organizations supported by the United States government.

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  • Former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte joins board of The ONE Campaign

    WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) will join the board of directors of The ONE Campaign, the global advocacy organization co-founded by U2 lead singer Bono to fight extreme poverty and the spread of preventable diseases. Senator Ayotte represented New Hampshire in the United States Senate from 2011 to 2017, serving on the…

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  • ONE reacts: Leaders set out to tackle the global education emergency

    Today must be the day that the world turns a corner and tackles the global education emergency. Over 130 million girls are out of school — that’s over 130 million potential engineers, entrepreneurs, and politicians whose leadership the world is missing out on. It’s a resource-waste of epic proportions, and a global crisis that perpetuates poverty.

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  • World leaders commit to tackling global education crisis that is holding back millions of children and threatening progress and stability

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres; United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed; heads of state of France, Norway, Malawi and Senegal; and other global education leaders today committed to tackling the global ‘education crisis’ holding back millions of children and threatening progress, at a high-level event in New York City.

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  • ONE Campaign welcomes Senate confirmation of Mark Green as USAID administrator

    “It’s really been remarkable to see such strong, bipartisan support for Mark Green’s nomination these last few months, and it’s great to see that support translate into a unanimous Senate confirmation today. I think it’s emblematic not only of Ambassador Green’s clear qualifications, but of Congress’ appreciation for USAID’s work in the fight against extreme poverty.”

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  • House’s spending plan for foreign operations would be dangerous

    “An 11 percent cut to the budgets of USAID and State may look better than the 30 percent cut proposed by the President, but it would still be profoundly damaging” WASHINGTON — POLITICO is reporting that House leaders have set the 302(b) for State and Foreign Operations at $47.5 billion for FY18 — a cut…

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