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2022 Global Citizen Festival Campaign Culminates in $2.4 Billion To End Extreme Poverty

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GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVALS IN ACCRA AND NEW YORK CITY ANNOUNCE OVER $800 MILLION TO EMPOWER GIRLS, DEFEAT POVERTY, DEFEND THE PLANET, PROMOTE HEALTH, PROTECT CIVIC SPACE AND MITIGATE THE GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS

CANADA AND THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION COMMIT $1.6 BILLION TO THE GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS AND MALARIA

10TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL GENERATES RECORD-BREAKING 2 MILLION ACTIONS FROM GLOBAL CITIZENS

Danai Gurira To Host Global Citizen Festival: Accra on September 24

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DANAI GURIRA TO HOST GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL: ACCRA ON SEPTEMBER 24

UNCLE WAFFLES JOINS LINEUP FOR GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL: ACCRA ALONGSIDE PRESENTERS INCLUDING BERLA MUNDI, JOSELYN DUMAS, MICHAELA COEL, NOMZAMO MBATHA AND SABRINA DHOWRE ELBA

Global Citizen Announces Expansion of Global and European Board

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Leaders in international policy, technology, finance and marketing join Global Citizen’s Global Board, including Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Judy A. Smith, Former Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Kristin Lemkau, CEO, J.P. Morgan Wealth Management, Nir Bar Dea, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Bridgewater, and Diego Scotti, EVP & CMO, Verizon

Global Citizen welcomes new members to its Europe Board of Directors with the appointment of Co-Chair Sabrina Dhowre Elba, Dame Karen Pierce DCMG, and Sawsan Chebli

Waislitz Global Citizen Award Winners 2022

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Kristin Kagetsu, Co-Founder and CEO of Saathi, Announced as Waislitz Global Citizen Award Winner

Naomi Monari, Founder and CEO of BENA Care Ltd, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award Winner

Oladiwura Oladepo, Co-Founder and Executive Director, of Tech4Dev, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Choice Award Winner

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Kristin Kagetsu, Co-Founder and CEO of Saathi, Announced as Waislitz Global Citizen Award Winner

Naomi Monari, Founder and CEO of BENA Care Ltd, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award Winner

Oladiwura Oladepo, Co-Founder and Executive Director, of Tech4Dev, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Choice Award Winner

Global Citizen Release Impactful Short Film Calling for Urgent Action to End Gender-Based Violence Across Nigeria and the World

Part of the Ongoing Roadmap to 36 Advocacy Campaign Urging all Nigerian States to Protect Women and Girls by Implementing the VAPP Act NOW
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LAGOS, Nigeria, July 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Global Citizen, the international advocacy organisation, released an impactful short film highlighting the call to action to combat gender-based violence across Nigeria, and urging all states to immediately implement the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act of 2015 (VAPP Act).

The G7 Summit 2022 Is Coming. Here's Why All Global Citizens Should Be Paying Attention

G7 countries are economic, political heavyweights with the power to tackle urgent global issues
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By Joe McCarthy

If you look back at past G7 Summit agendas, you’ll see many of the same themes: reducing inequality, promoting women’s equality, and advancing global security among them.

Global Citizen Announces Inaugural Thought Leadership Summit, Global Citizen NOW

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Urgent gathering to defeat poverty and protect the planet will convene world leaders, cultural leaders and business leaders on May 22-23 in New York City, and will coincide with the 2022 Global Citizen Prize hosted by Darren Criss

The inaugural summit will feature globally-renowned leaders from both the private and public sectors including Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission; Chuck Robbins, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Cisco; Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados; Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives; Erna Solberg, former Prime Minister of Norway; Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G; Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer, Verizon; Edward Skyler, Executive Vice President, Citi; Rob Light, Managing Partner and Head of Worldwide Music, Creative Arts Agency; Yvette Noel-Schure, CCO and Co-Founder, Schure Media Group and Head of Media for Parkwood Entertainment; and Tshepo Mahloele, Founder & Executive, Harith General Partners

Appearances will be made by artists, advocates, journalists and activists including Aloe Blacc, Bill Nye, Billy Porter, Connie Britton, Gayle King, Gloria Steinem, Jamala, Jay Shetty, Lynsey Addario, Pharrell Williams, Rachel Brosnahan, Sabrina Elba, Van Jones and more

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Urgent gathering to defeat poverty and protect the planet will convene world leaders, cultural leaders and business leaders on May 22-23 in New York City, and will coincide with the 2022 Global Citizen Prize hosted by Darren Criss

The inaugural summit will feature globally-renowned leaders from both the private and public sectors including Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission; Chuck Robbins, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Cisco; Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados; Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives; Erna Solberg, former Prime Minister of Norway; Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G; Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer, Verizon; Edward Skyler, Executive Vice President, Citi; Rob Light, Managing Partner and Head of Worldwide Music, Creative Arts Agency; Yvette Noel-Schure, CCO and Co-Founder, Schure Media Group and Head of Media for Parkwood Entertainment; and Tshepo Mahloele, Founder & Executive, Harith General Partners

Appearances will be made by artists, advocates, journalists and activists including Aloe Blacc, Bill Nye, Billy Porter, Connie Britton, Gayle King, Gloria Steinem, Jamala, Jay Shetty, Lynsey Addario, Pharrell Williams, Rachel Brosnahan, Sabrina Elba, Van Jones and more

Global Citizen Announces the 2022 Winners of Global Citizen Prize and Cisco Youth Leadership Award

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Celebrating Remarkable Changemakers Taking Exceptional Actions to End Extreme Poverty NOW, While Fostering Social Change Across the Globe 

Winners to be honored at Prestigious Awards Dinner in Gotham Hall on May 22, and Attend the Global Citizen NOW 2-Day Summit, in New York City, on May 22 & 23 2022 

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Celebrating Remarkable Changemakers Taking Exceptional Actions to End Extreme Poverty NOW, While Fostering Social Change Across the Globe 

Winners to be honored at Prestigious Awards Dinner in Gotham Hall on May 22, and Attend the Global Citizen NOW 2-Day Summit, in New York City, on May 22 & 23 2022 

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