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New Research Reveals Global Youth Are Stepping Up for Human Rights and Climate Justice Despite Increased Disenfranchisement

Report finds rising pessimism, frustration and anxiety among Gen Z has contributed to an increase in youth activism and a collective demand for world leaders to take urgent action on human rights and environmental concerns
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AMSTERDAM, November 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today an in-depth trend study into the values, lifestyle and psychology of young adults from leading research agency Glocalities, in collaboration with international advocacy organisation Global Citizen, has revealed significant shifts of values amongst the young worldwide over the last eight years.

Joining Forces for 1.5 Million Smallholder Farming Households

On the pathway to COP27 in November 2022, the Government of the Republic of Zambia and the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens agree to work together to build the resilience of smallholder farmers in Zambia.
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VIENNA, and LUSAKA, Zambia, October 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - “This MOU is an important milestone to us, and we are excited as Government as it builds on the work we are doing in realizing the green economy. The MOU will strengthen our efforts in promoting climate change adaptation among our small-scale farmers in the agriculture sector as well as sustainable development” Hon. Collins Nzovu, MP, Minister of Green Economy and Environment on signing the MOU with the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens (BKMC) based in Vienna, Austria.

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.

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