7 October Oct 2016 1043 07 October 2016
Poverty is not the engine of violent extremism
According to a World Bank study, the socio-economic conditions, poverty or any other sort of deprivations aren’t among the reasons due to which people join the extremist groups
5 October Oct 2016 1226 05 October 2016
Nearly 385 million children living in extreme poverty
Children are more than twice as likely as adults to live in extreme poverty, according to a new analysis from the World Bank Group and UNICEF.
21 September Sep 2016 1210 21 September 2016
Refugee summit, ONE Campaign: This is a great first step...but just a first step
The ONE Campaign reacted to the Leaders' Summit on the Global Refugee Crisis on Tuesday and underlined that even if every commitment made this week is delivered, there will still be 2.7 million refugee children out of school.
19 September Sep 2016 1001 19 September 2016
Europe spent more aid within its own borders than overseas
ONE launches its Data Report 2016, which every year tracks official development assistance (ODA) flows and trends for the world’s major donors.
16 September Sep 2016 1216 16 September 2016
A feminist State of the Union
On September 14th, Jean Claude Juncker, on behalf of the European Commission, reviewed a year of EU achievements and outlined his action plan for the next twelve months in the much anticipated “State of the Union” speech. We, 52 young feminists, representing 22 diverse European countries, have written our response - a feminist State of the Union.
15 September Sep 2016 1657 15 September 2016
The EU set to have its peace corps
The Commission is working to offer young people a chance to put solidarity in practice with the creation of the European Solidarity Corps. Young people across the EU will be able to volunteer their help where it is needed most, to respond to crisis situations. President Junker:“ I want this European Solidarity Corps up and running as soon as possible».
15 September Sep 2016 1014 15 September 2016
The crisis in refugee education
In the report "Missing Out: Refugee Education in Crisis" the UN Refugee Agency says more than half of the 6 million school-age children under its mandate have no school to go to.
14 September Sep 2016 1629 14 September 2016
65.3 million of displaced people would make up the world’s 21st largest country
Save The Children new analysis of forcibly displaced finds world's fastest-growing population also among the youngest, and nearly last in school attendance.
31 August Aug 2016 1232 31 August 2016
Obamacare(s) for refugees
The U.S. accepts 10,000 Syrian refugees and is on track to exceed its goal. A good lesson for European politicians who only excel at organizing migration summits in Brussels
30 August Aug 2016 1219 30 August 2016
Women and girls spend 200 million hours a day collecting water
Unicef estimates that in sub-Saharan Africa, for 29 per cent of the population (37 per cent in rural areas and 14 per cent in urban areas), improved drinking water sources are 30 minutes or more away.