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Sabrina Elba Calls on World Leaders to End Rising Hunger

Farmers are key to ending both hunger and poverty.
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By Joe McCarthy

Model and activist Sabrina Dhowre Elba called on world leaders to invest in smallholder farmers as a way to stop rising hunger rates around the world on Wednesday, in a video address as part of Global Citizen’s Recovery Plan for the World campaign. 

Global Citizen Live adds Rio de Janeiro as a New City with Brazilian Superstars Alok, Mart'nalia, Criolo, & Liniker, in Partnership with Rock In Rio

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Dr. Jane Goodall Joins as Special Guest to Support Trillion Trees & New Film

Broadcast Expands as Australia’s Channel 9, Brazil’s Multishow and Bis,  & France’s TF1/TMC Join ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio,  HULU,  The Roku Channel, YouTube, TIME, Twitter, + more

Global Citizen Live Urges New Financial and Policy Commitments on Climate Change, Famine, & Vaccine Equity; Timed to UN General Assembly and G20 & COP26 Climate Meetings

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Dr. Jane Goodall Joins as Special Guest to Support Trillion Trees & New Film

Broadcast Expands as Australia’s Channel 9, Brazil’s Multishow and Bis,  & France’s TF1/TMC Join ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio,  HULU,  The Roku Channel, YouTube, TIME, Twitter, + more

Global Citizen Live Urges New Financial and Policy Commitments on Climate Change, Famine, & Vaccine Equity; Timed to UN General Assembly and G20 & COP26 Climate Meetings

Coldplay Joins GC Call for Governments to Contribute Resources Needed to Protect and Restore at Least 1 Billion Trees by 2022 to Curb Climate Change

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August 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ahead of Global Citizen Live on September 25-- the groundbreaking 24-hour global broadcast to defend the planet and defeat poverty-- Coldplay and the advocacy organisation Global Citizen are calling on international governments to take revolutionary action in climate change reversal by committing to planting one billion trees globally by 2022.

5 Ways You Can Support Those in Need in Afghanistan

Women and girls are particularly vulnerable as the Taliban have taken over the country.
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By Khanyi Mlaba

The scenes of thousands of Afghans desperately pleading for assistance and running for refuge as the Taliban solidified rule over Afghanistan for the first time since 2001 have been broadcast across the world and left it reeling.

Waislitz Global Citizen Award Winners 2021

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Waislitz Global Citizen Award Winner 2021
Bina Shrestha, Co-Founder and Director of Build Up Nepal

Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award Winner 2021
Tania Rosas, Founder and CEO of Fundacion El Origen,

Waislitz Global Citizen Choice Award Winner 2021
Jimmy Pham, Founder and CEO of KOTO

Waislitz Global Citizen COVID-19 Response Award Winner
Dr Abiodun Adereni, Founder & CEO of HelpMum

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Waislitz Global Citizen Award Winner 2021
Bina Shrestha, Co-Founder and Director of Build Up Nepal

Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award Winner 2021
Tania Rosas, Founder and CEO of Fundacion El Origen,

Waislitz Global Citizen Choice Award Winner 2021
Jimmy Pham, Founder and CEO of KOTO

Waislitz Global Citizen COVID-19 Response Award Winner
Dr Abiodun Adereni, Founder & CEO of HelpMum

The Global Citizen Fellowship Program 2021 Powered By BeyGOOD Welcomes Its First Nigerian Fellows

First Nigerian Candidates, Along with their South African Counterparts, Join the Global Citizen Fellowship Program Powered by BeyGOOD for a Year-Long, Full-Time, Paid Placement
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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, LAGOS, NIGERIA, Monday, July 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - International advocacy organisation Global Citizen has announced its third annual Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGOOD, welcoming the first enrollment of ten Nigerian fellows. The young people will be joining five fellows from South Africa, on a dynamic year-long, full-time, paid learning program. 

Global Citizen Live Announced: 24 Hour Live Broadcast With Events & Performances Across Six Continents on September 25, 2021

Timed to Call on UN General Assembly Ahead of G20 Meeting & COP26 Climate Meeting to Unite the World to Defend the Planet & Defeat Poverty
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Broadcasting from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America; Airing on ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, Twitter, & more

Performing Artists include: The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, BTS, Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Shawn Mendes, Lizzo, Andrea Bocelli, Metallica, Lorde, Doja Cat, Keith Urban, Usher, H.E.R., Duran Duran, Femi Kuti, Lang Lang, Demi Lovato, Ricky Martin & more

With support from President of France Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, UK COP President Designate Alok Sharma, UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, & more

Supported by Global Partners: Accenture, Cisco, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and campaign partners WW International, World Wide Technology

Campaign calls on governments, businesses, and philanthropists to contribute resources needed to protect and restore at least 1 billion trees by 2022 to curb climate change; and provide meals for the 41 million people on the brink of famine

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Broadcasting from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America; Airing on ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, Twitter, & more

Performing Artists include: The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, BTS, Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Shawn Mendes, Lizzo, Andrea Bocelli, Metallica, Lorde, Doja Cat, Keith Urban, Usher, H.E.R., Duran Duran, Femi Kuti, Lang Lang, Demi Lovato, Ricky Martin & more

With support from President of France Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, UK COP President Designate Alok Sharma, UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, & more

Supported by Global Partners: Accenture, Cisco, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and campaign partners WW International, World Wide Technology

Campaign calls on governments, businesses, and philanthropists to contribute resources needed to protect and restore at least 1 billion trees by 2022 to curb climate change; and provide meals for the 41 million people on the brink of famine

10 NHS Staff on How UK Aid Cuts Make Their Jobs Harder

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By James Hitchings-Hales

When you think about the devastating consequences of cuts to UK aid, you might not expect that Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) would be one of the institutions to suffer.

Why would slashing billions from the budget used to tackle extreme poverty abroad have consequences for the work of our doctors, nurses, and midwives at home?

'Food Systems Are Paramount to the Challenges We Face': Why COVID-19 Must Prompt a Food Production Overhaul

Improving how we grow food is key to building a better future.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Global Citizen is teaming up with the Ban Ki-moon Centre to support smallholder farmers, promote agricultural resilience, and improve food security. You can join us in taking action on this issue here

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Global Citizen is teaming up with the Ban Ki-moon Centre to support smallholder farmers, promote agricultural resilience, and improve food security. You can join us in taking action on this issue here

 

Billionaires Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson & Elon Musk Could Save 41M People at Risk of Starvation

Instead of racing to outer space, why not end world hunger?
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The world’s billionaires could end world hunger and all other forms of poverty worldwide, and could play a huge part in the United Nations mission to end extreme poverty and its systemic causes by 2030. You can join us in taking action to call on philanthropists, governments, and corporations to do more here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The world’s billionaires could end world hunger and all other forms of poverty worldwide, and could play a huge part in the United Nations mission to end extreme poverty and its systemic causes by 2030. You can join us in taking action to call on philanthropists, governments, and corporations to do more here.

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