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“STAND UP FOR UKRAINE” - Global Social Media Rally Aims to Drive Billions for Refugee Relief at Pledging Summit Hosted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on April 9

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Hopes and Dreams Shattered by Climate Change

By filmmaker and women's rights activist Salma Zulfiqar
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"There is no clean drinking water where I live in Balouchistan because of climate change," Maria, a Refugee in Pakistan said.  "The pollution is making us sick, I'm coughing and getting ill from it," Hadiqa, another Refugee in India explained.

8 in 10 people displaced by climate change are women. Women and children are 14 times more likely to die in a natural disaster (UN Women). Even as a hardened humanitarian artist who has worked in conflict countries, working on The Migration Blanket climate change film project over the past year has been an eye-opening experience. 

The Global Citizen Fellowship Program 2022/23 Powered by BeyGOOD, Expands for the First Time Into Kenya

Applications Now Open for Young Changemakers from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa to Join the Global Citizen Fellowship Program For A Year-Long, Full-Time, Paid Placement
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JOHANNESBURG, LAGOS, Nigeria, and NAIROBI, Kenya, March 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - International advocacy organisation Global Citizen has today announced that for the fourth year of the Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGOOD, the organisation will be expanding for the first time into Kenya.

Ban Ki-moon, 8th United Nations Secretary, Commends UAE's Leadership for Climate Action and Calls for International Collaboration Leading up to COP28

Ahead of COP27 and COP28, during a mission trip, Ban Ki-moon congratulates the government of the United Arab Emirates on their climate action efforts and calls for an increase in climate adaptation finance.
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VIENNA, SEOUL, South Korea, and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commended the leadership of UAE on climate action and sustainability and underlined the importance of ever stronger global cooperation for COP27 in 2022 in Egypt and COP28 hosted by UAE in 2023 with bold net zero targets by 2050. Former SG Ban put an emphasis on agricultural adaptation for climate change during consultations with H.E. Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Special Envoy for Climate and Minister of Trade and Advanced Industry and H.E.

Global Citizen Promotes Liza Henshaw to President; Caralene Robinson Joins Executive Team as Chief Growth Officer; Lee Rolontz Elevated to Global Head of Broadcast & Original Content

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NEW YORK, February 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Global Citizen, the leading international advocacy organization dedicated to ending extreme poverty, has announced that industry leader Liza Henshaw has been elevated to the role of President after six years as Chief Operating Officer; Caralene Robinson has assumed a permanent position as Chief Growth Officer; and Lee Rolontz’ global role will expand as she takes on the position of Global Head of Broadcast and Original Content.

Nigeria's Ekiti State Is Taking Action Against Climate Change

Here’s Why That’s Important
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Thanks to Global Citizens and partners, the state government will plant 500,000 trees this year

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Thanks to Global Citizens and partners, the state government will plant 500,000 trees this year

Global Citizen and the Ekiti State Announce Climate Action Commitments to Tackle Climate Change

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Ekiti State Set To Plant 500,000 Trees By December 2022 Over 60% Will Be Rare And Indigenous Trees, Some Endangered To The Point Of Extinction

Climate Pledge To Include Planting At Least 5 Indigenous Trees In Every Local Primary And Secondary School By December 2033

Applications Now Open for the Fourth Annual 2022 Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award

The Award Will Honour A Young Change-Maker Working To End Extreme Poverty
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JOHANNESBURG, January 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The application deadline for the international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, and their global technology partner Cisco’s, fourth annual Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award is fast approaching - an award that spotlights a young change-maker between the ages of 18 and 30 who has taken an innovative approach to solving problems, and who has made a meaningful difference towards the goal of ending poverty in their community.

Global Citizen Reveals 117 Million Lives Benefited Three Years On From Commitments Announced At The Epic Mandela 100 Festival

Despite the Pandemic More than $4.7 Billion of the Total $7.2 Billion in Funding Commitments have been Disbursed and Allocated
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Despite the Pandemic More than $4.7 Billion of the Total $7.2 Billion in Funding Commitments have been Disbursed and Allocated 

Greatest Impact Seen in Healthcare, Nutrition and Gender Equality

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Despite the Pandemic More than $4.7 Billion of the Total $7.2 Billion in Funding Commitments have been Disbursed and Allocated 

Greatest Impact Seen in Healthcare, Nutrition and Gender Equality

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