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September 17 2014

From ONE Wed Sep 17 2014, 11:12:53

Over the last few weeks, global efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa have been growing. The WHO now has a strategy to fight the disease, while donors have begun contributing money and resources. But it's not enough. Groups working on the ground like WHO and MSF are warning that the...

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From ONE Wed Sep 17 2014, 10:00:10

I was shocked to learn that the largest previous Ebola outbreak occurred in 1976 in Zaire: 318 confirmed cases and 280 deaths, but the current outbreak in West Africa has exceeded 4,200 cases with 2,200 deaths and growing. According to WHO estimates, 10,000 more lives will be lost before the virus is contained. This is...

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September 16 2014

From ONE Tue Sep 16 2014, 16:45:04

Have you noticed how much the media, corporate brands, and marketers have been talking about "Millennials" these days? We've been called everything from "The Narcissistic Generation"to "Generation Nice". Well, maybe we're just nicely narcissistic; did you ever think about that, Generation-Need-To-Categorize-And-Generalize-And-Label-80-Million-People? This guy gets it. Snark aside, identifying generational trends can serve a purpose. So let me point out...

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From ONE Tue Sep 16 2014, 13:18:47

Cynthia Sularz, a Junior in the Diplomacy and International Relations Department of Seton Hall University, represented the United States at the 2014 G(irls)20 Summit in Sydney, Australia this summer. While there she took part in a series of workshop, participated in an international summit, and wrote a communiqué with her fellow delegates about how to economically empower...

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From ONE Tue Sep 16 2014, 11:12:59

Have you read the news today? Does anyone else feel that, what with the assault from Ebola, Boko Haram, ISIS, corruption, droughts here, floods there, global inequality, insecurity... the world risks being stuck in a downward spiral? Well, join the club. But also:  join the movement that's doing something real about it. One of the...

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September 15 2014

From ONE Mon Sep 15 2014, 14:37:40

ONE's Field Team is extremely excited to introduce our newest regional field director Shawn Phetteplace, who will take on the Great Lakes Region. "I know that if we work together we can end extreme poverty in my lifetime. ONE is a leader in helping make this a reality and I am thrilled to work with all the...

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From ONE Mon Sep 15 2014, 13:02:27

ONE staffers had the opportunity to sit down with Ken Silverstein, an investigative reporter who uncovers global corruption and secret deals, at ONE's Washington headquarters last week.  He has written about dictators, arms deals and the secret underbelly of the oil industry for publications like Harper's Magazine, Slate, Mother Jones and Salon.  During Ken's talk, he spoke about his new...

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From ONE Mon Sep 15 2014, 09:53:20

Beatrice Jedy-Agba was appointed Executive Secretary of Nigeria's National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and other Related Matters (NAPTIP) in 2011.  NAPTIP is responsible for enhancing the effectiveness of law enforcement, preventing root causes, and providing victim protection.  The Agency has nine shelters across the country and has assisted in providing assistance...

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September 12 2014

From ONE Fri Sep 12 2014, 17:03:34

Excerpted by Stephanie Walstrom, ONE, from an article originally published on WhyDev.  If you want to work in the humanitarian sector, you'll find no shortage of serious advice. But what's the real inside scoop? WhyDev, a blog for individuals passionate about development, aid, and other global issues, put together a quirky and surprising list of the top 52 tips you'll need...

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From ONE Fri Sep 12 2014, 13:30:19

Yes, there's an app for that. By Priti Salian. This post was originally published on TakePart World. Growing up in a conservative Indian family, Aditi Gupta never got a talk from her parents about the birds and the bees. As she reached puberty, there was no one to go to with questions about what was happening...

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