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The EU Commits €400M in Guarantees to Ensure Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

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Why Global Citizens Should Care
The COVID-19 pandemic has not only caused a global health crisis, but also emergencies in education, hunger, and the economy. To prevent millions from falling back into poverty, the United Nations urges countries to come together to fight this virus and continue advancing toward the Global Goals. Join Global Citizen and take action here
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Why Global Citizens Should Care
The COVID-19 pandemic has not only caused a global health crisis, but also emergencies in education, hunger, and the economy. To prevent millions from falling back into poverty, the United Nations urges countries to come together to fight this virus and continue advancing toward the Global Goals. Join Global Citizen and take action here

Global Citizen and Cisco Open Applications for Third Annual Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award

Award Celebrates Youth Leader Accelerating Global Problem Solving and Contributing to the Goal of Eradicating Extreme Poverty by 2030
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NEW YORK,  August 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - International advocacy organization Global Citizen and Cisco today announced that applications are open for the third annual Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award, which recognizes and uplifts youth activists who are positively impacting the world.

Global Citizen and Headcount Announce Multi-Year Partnership to Mobilize Voters Ahead of 2020 Election

Nonpartisan Partnership Aims To Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election
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NEW YORK, Thursday, August 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – International advocacy organization Global Citizen and voter registration organization HeadCount today announced a nonpartisan multi-year partnership to engage young Americans to check their status, register and vote. Through their joint initiatives, Global Citizen and HeadCount will mobilize support from artists, entertainers, media, corporations and nonprofit organizations, to give young Americans the tools to use their voice in the November 3, 2020 election and beyond.

WHO Confirms All $55.1 Million Announced at 'One World: Together At Home' Is Helping the World Fight COVID-19

The critical funding is helping provide PPE, deploy Emergency Medical Teams, and more.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially confirmed that it has received 100% of the $55.1 million in funding toward the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, powered by the United Nations Foundation and the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation,announced during the Global Citizen One World: Together At Home concert in April this year.

Haroon Yasin Announced As Waislitz Global Citizen Award Winner

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Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu, Founder and CEO of ColdHubs, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award Winner

Farhad Wajdi, Founder and Executive Director of Ebtakar Inspiring Entrepreneurs of Afghanistan Organization, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Choice Award Winner

Muzalema Mwanza, Founder and CEO of Safe Motherhood Alliance, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen COVID-19 Response Award Winner

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Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu, Founder and CEO of ColdHubs, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award Winner

Farhad Wajdi, Founder and Executive Director of Ebtakar Inspiring Entrepreneurs of Afghanistan Organization, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen Choice Award Winner

Muzalema Mwanza, Founder and CEO of Safe Motherhood Alliance, Recognized as Waislitz Global Citizen COVID-19 Response Award Winner

XO Records CEO Wassim 'Sal' Slaiby in Collaboration with Global Citizen Launch Urgent 'Global Aid for Lebanon' Campaign to Benefit Victims of the Beirut Tragedy

‘Global Aid for Lebanon’ Kicks off with a $250,000 Donation from Sal & Rima Slaiby and will Support the Lebanese Red Cross, United Nations World Food Programme and Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon
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NEW YORK,  Monday, August 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – CEO of XO Wassim "Sal" Slaiby, along with Global Citizen, Red Cross Lebanon, World Food Program USA and the Children’s Cancer Center Lebanon, today launched Global Aid for Lebanon to raise funds for the victims of the Beirut explosion, which has killed hundreds of people, i

World Mask Week Aims to Inspire Global Movement to Wear Face Coverings in Public to Help Stem Exponential Spread of COVID-19

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SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Pandemic Action Network, WHO, Africa CDC, CDC and CDC Foundation, Facebook, Google, Global Citizen and 40+ partner organizations announced today the launch of World Mask Week from August 7-14, an effort to increase the use of face coverings in public across the globe.

Global Citizen Fellowship Program Powered by Beygood Announces 2020 Cohort

The global citizen fellowship program powered by Beygood offers 10 paid, year-long placements in south Africa annually
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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 29 July 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global Citizen Africa has announced candidates for the second annual Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGOOD. The program, which launched in 2019 following the overwhelming success of financial and policy commitments made at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in December 2018, is intended to provide young people with remarkable opportunities to fulfil their dreams. 
 

African Countries Are Leading on Climate Action as Developed Countries Fall Behind: SDG Report 2020

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Addressing climate change is a crucial part of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, yet countries have made little progress on this goal. In the years ahead, countries have to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. You can join us in taking action on this issue here

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Addressing climate change is a crucial part of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, yet countries have made little progress on this goal. In the years ahead, countries have to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions. You can join us in taking action on this issue here

'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future,' Global Citizen and the European Commission Mobilize $1.5 Billion in Cash Grants, and $5.4 Billion in Loans and Guarantees to Combat the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Communities

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  • Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Concert Broadcast Special Aired Saturday, June 27, 2020 Following Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Summit 
  • $1.5 Billion to Address Both the Health-Related Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic as well as the Broader Effects of the Pandemic on Those Living In Poverty; $5.4 Billion in Loans and Guarantees Committed by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank to Support the World’s Most Fragile Economies; 250 Million Vaccine Doses to be Made Available to the World's Poorest Countries
  • Financial and Political Support From 40 Governments, Including all G7 Member States and key Intergovernmental Bodies – European Union, United Nations, the African Union and ECOWAS – to Promote Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Tests, Treatments and Vaccines Worldwide
  • Hosted by Dwayne Johnson Global Goal: ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ Included Performances from Chloe x Halle, Christine and the Queens, Coldplay, For Love Choir, J Balvin, Jennifer Hudson, J’Nai Bridges with Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Philharmonic & YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles), Justin Bieber and Quavo, Lin-Manuel Miranda and select members of the Original Broadway Production of HAMILTON with Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Usher and Yemi Alade
  • ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ Included Appearances by Antoni Porowski, Billy Porter, Charlize Theron, Chris Rock, David Beckham, Derrick Johnson, Diane Kruger, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Jackman, Ken Jeong, Kerry Washington, Naomi Campbell, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olivia Colman, Opal Tometi, Salma Hayek Pinault and more
  • Campaign Supported by Foundation Partners Bloomberg Philanthropies, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust, and Corporate Partners Citi, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Verizon and Vodafone
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  • Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Concert Broadcast Special Aired Saturday, June 27, 2020 Following Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Summit 
  • $1.5 Billion to Address Both the Health-Related Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic as well as the Broader Effects of the Pandemic on Those Living In Poverty; $5.4 Billion in Loans and Guarantees Committed by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank to Support the World’s Most Fragile Economies; 250 Million Vaccine Doses to be Made Available to the World's Poorest Countries
  • Financial and Political Support From 40 Governments, Including all G7 Member States and key Intergovernmental Bodies – European Union, United Nations, the African Union and ECOWAS – to Promote Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Tests, Treatments and Vaccines Worldwide
  • Hosted by Dwayne Johnson Global Goal: ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ Included Performances from Chloe x Halle, Christine and the Queens, Coldplay, For Love Choir, J Balvin, Jennifer Hudson, J’Nai Bridges with Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Philharmonic & YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles), Justin Bieber and Quavo, Lin-Manuel Miranda and select members of the Original Broadway Production of HAMILTON with Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, Usher and Yemi Alade
  • ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ Included Appearances by Antoni Porowski, Billy Porter, Charlize Theron, Chris Rock, David Beckham, Derrick Johnson, Diane Kruger, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Jackman, Ken Jeong, Kerry Washington, Naomi Campbell, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olivia Colman, Opal Tometi, Salma Hayek Pinault and more
  • Campaign Supported by Foundation Partners Bloomberg Philanthropies, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust, and Corporate Partners Citi, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Verizon and Vodafone

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