Band Aid 30 To Feature Star-Studded Lineup

Band Aid 30 To Feature Star-Studded Lineup Nov 10, 2014

Bob Geldof is doing it again – Band Aid 30 is happening this weekend, and a new version of the classic Do They Know It’s Christmas will be released on Monday. More
Book Review - John Cleese: So, Anyway...

Book Review - John Cleese: So, Anyway... Nov 6, 2014

When we think of John Cleese, we may think of silly walks, ex parrots or even A Fish Called Wanda. We may ask ourselves who started the war. Or the correct way to make a Waldorf Salad. But John Cleese – that master of comedy and legend of Monty Python, Fawlty Towers and laughter in general – is much more than that. He is also very tall. More
UN Launches 500 Days Of Action To Build A Better World

UN Launches 500 Days Of Action To Build A Better World Aug 19, 2014

With Malala Yousafzai by his side, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday marked 500 days of action until the deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals, known worldwide as the “MDGs.” More
Bob Geldof And Kofi Annan Launch Africa Progress Report

Bob Geldof And Kofi Annan Launch Africa Progress Report May 13, 2014

On Thursday, May 8th 2014 at 2PM GMT, the Africa Progress Panel (APP) launched its annual Africa Progress Report during a press conference held at the Tate Museum in London, England. More
Peaches Geldof - A Life Spent Giving

Peaches Geldof - A Life Spent Giving Apr 7, 2014

Whether she was attending a charity event to raise awareness of those in need, donating her clothes and time to charity auctions or supporting initiatives aimed at making a positive impact on the world, Peaches Geldof was at the forefront of philanthropy in the UK, one of the young stars who genuinely wanted to use their fame to make a difference. More
Big Names Push Campaign For A Free And Responsible Press

Big Names Push Campaign For A Free And Responsible Press Mar 19, 2014

An unprecedented coalition of more than 200 leading figures have joined victims of past press abuse to send a strong message to newspaper bosses: don’t repeat the mistakes of the past – embrace the Leveson Royal Charter and give the British public a free and responsible press. More
Big Stars Back Charity Concert In Tiny Village

Big Stars Back Charity Concert In Tiny Village Mar 3, 2014

Three of Britain’s biggest rock stars – Sir Paul McCartney, Brian May and Sir Bob Geldof – are backing a ‘Rock Against Cancer’ concert at a pub in a tiny village in the UK. More
Amnesty International To Release DVD And CD Of Human Rights Concerts

Amnesty International To Release DVD And CD Of Human Rights Concerts Oct 11, 2013

Thirty-six of the world’s leading musicians performing some of their biggest hits live in concert are featured in Amnesty International's latest music project, which will be released in North America on Tuesday, Nov. 5 – distributed by Shout! Factory. More
Stars Call For Russian Authorities To Release Pussy Riot

Stars Call For Russian Authorities To Release Pussy Riot Jul 23, 2013

More than 100 internationally renowned musicians have joined a worldwide call for the release of the two jailed members of the Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot ahead of their parole appeal hearings this week. More
Bono To Present Aung San Suu Kyi With Amnesty International Award

Bono To Present Aung San Suu Kyi With Amnesty International Award Jun 5, 2012

Irish and international artists from the worlds of music, drama, cinema and dance, will perform and give readings at the ‘Electric Burma’ concert for Nobel Peace Prize recipient and leader of the National League for Democracy in Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi. More
Angelina Jolie Awarded At Cinema For Peace Gala In Berlin

Angelina Jolie Awarded At Cinema For Peace Gala In Berlin Feb 14, 2012

“10 Years of Cinema For Peace" was the theme of the Cinema for Peace Gala on February 13 at Berlin’s famous Gendarmenmarkt Concert Hall under the patronage of His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama, featuring guests of honor Angelina Jolie and Bob Geldof. More
Stars Line Up For The Return Of The Secret Policeman's Ball

Stars Line Up For The Return Of The Secret Policeman's Ball Jan 25, 2012

The Secret Policeman’s Ball is back – and it’s heading for America! More
Glee Stars Cover Do They Know It's Christmas For Charity

Glee Stars Cover Do They Know It's Christmas For Charity Dec 12, 2011

In the spirit of the holiday season, Glee will donate 100% of the net monies from the sales of their version of Band Aid’s 1984 hit “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” to The Band Aid Trust. More
Chimes Of Freedom: Stars Cover Bob Dylan For Charity

Chimes Of Freedom: Stars Cover Bob Dylan For Charity Nov 24, 2011

Two iconic forces that have impacted the past 50 years – the life-saving human rights activism of Nobel Peace Prize-winning Amnesty International and the incomparable artistry of Bob Dylan – are being saluted by 80 musicians who contributed new or previously unreleased recordings to Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International. More
Celebrities Call On World Leaders For Urgent Horn Of Africa Funds

Celebrities Call On World Leaders For Urgent Horn Of Africa Funds Jul 26, 2011

A group of global artists, activists and business leaders have signed a joint letter urging world leaders to step up their response to the famine in the Horn of Africa. They call on them to act “without reservation, prevarication or equivocation” when they meet at an emergency summit in Rome. More
Elton John To Host Annual Celebrity Charity Ball Next Week

Elton John To Host Annual Celebrity Charity Ball Next Week Jun 17, 2011

Sir Elton John will once again host his annual White Tie and Tiara Ball at his home in the UK next week to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation. More
Bob Geldof To Play Charity Concert For Australia, New Zealand And Japan

Bob Geldof To Play Charity Concert For Australia, New Zealand And Japan Apr 11, 2011

Bob Geldof is to play a special concert in Sydney next month to raise money for recent natural disasters in Australia, New Zealand and Japan. More
Elton John To Host Celebrity Charity Ball In June

Elton John To Host Celebrity Charity Ball In June Jan 11, 2011

In July 1999, Sir Elton John and David Furnish opened the doors of their Old Windsor home for the first White Tie & Tiara Ball, and the tradition will continue in 2011 on June 23.. More
Indie Bands Unite For Charity Supergroup

Indie Bands Unite For Charity Supergroup Dec 14, 2010

Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders has joined fellow indie artists such as The Libertines’ Carl Barat, Super Furry Animals’ Gruff Rhys and Babyshambles’ Drew McConnell to form a charity supergroup. More
Nobel Peace Laureates Gather In Hiroshima For World Summit

Nobel Peace Laureates Gather In Hiroshima For World Summit Nov 17, 2010

The 11th Edition of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates was held in Hiroshima on November 12th-14th, 2010. More
Bono Interviews Barack Obama

Bono Interviews Barack Obama May 18, 2010

Will the 21st century be the African century? This is the question ONE's founders Bono and Bob Geldof examined by guest editing one of Canada’s top newspapers, the Globe and Mail, as part of a month of Africa content on the Globe’s website. More
Status Quo Honored For Charity Work

Status Quo Honored For Charity Work Jan 4, 2010

Veteran British rockers Status Quo have been honored by the Queen for their services to charity and music. More
Bob Geldof Talks Climate Change In Copenhagen

Bob Geldof Talks Climate Change In Copenhagen Dec 16, 2009

Veteran campaigner Bob Geldof is spearheading a petition for the ONE Campaign to be delivered to top members of the US delegation to the Copenhagen climate summit. More
Win Dave Stewart's New Book From Nelson Mandela's Charity

Win Dave Stewart's New Book From Nelson Mandela's Charity Dec 9, 2009

46664 Ambassador Dave Stewart has just released his new book “The Dave Stewart Songbook” and the charity has a signed copy to give away. More
Beds Are Burning For Climate Change

Beds Are Burning For Climate Change Oct 2, 2009

Kofi Annan, President of the Global Humanitarian Forum, was yesterday joined by Mélanie Laurent (star of Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds’) and David Jones (Global CEO, Havas Worldwide) for the launch of a specially re-recorded version of Midnight Oil’s Beds are Burning as a global musical petition to demand climate justice at the UN’s Copenhagen Climate Change Summit in December. More
Duran Duran Join All-Star Recording For Climate Awareness

Duran Duran Join All-Star Recording For Climate Awareness Sep 24, 2009

Some of the biggest selling singers and groups of all time – and even a Nobel laureate – are lending their voices to a new song to raise awareness of global warming. More
Bob Geldof Launches One Campaign Report On G8

Bob Geldof Launches One Campaign Report On G8 Jun 12, 2009

A host of leaders and stars helped launch the ONE Campaign's DATA Report in London yesterday. More
Bob Geldof Explains His Turning Points

Bob Geldof Explains His Turning Points Jun 5, 2009

Sir Bob Geldof has revealed some of the turning points in his life that led to his charity work. More
Bob Geldof To Meet With IMF Over Gold Sale Funds

Bob Geldof To Meet With IMF Over Gold Sale Funds Apr 23, 2009

Sir Bob Geldof will today meet with Dominic Strauss-Khan, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), on behalf of the ONE Campaign to deliver the organization’s message that the IMF must make gold sale funds available to developing countries without harmful conditions and without creating new debts. More
Annie Lennox Supports Bottletop Initiative

Annie Lennox Supports Bottletop Initiative Apr 6, 2009

Singer Annie Lennox is one of a group of stars who supports a charity initiative that funds projects that have a positive impact on the health and well-being of young people world-wide. More