Wow, what a year 2013 has been for ONE.org and the fight against extreme poverty. You witnessed the reauthorization of the US’ key program against AIDS, PEPFAR; the launch of President Obama’s Power Africa initiative to bring reliable electricity to more than 50 million people; celebrated a major win for oil and gas transparency in the EU; and mourned the passing of our great role model Nelson Mandela.
Here's some of those events:
Bono Hits Oil Companies at CGI for Blocking Anti-Corruption Rules
|ONE’s cofounder Bono took aim at the oil industry today for trying to kill new rules that would help prevent corruption by requiring oil, gas and mining companies to make public what they pay for the rights to extract natural resources in developing countries.|
Bono at TED 2013: Eradicating extreme poverty doesn’t have to be a dream
Read about the other events here.