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'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.

Ban Ki Moon Teams up With Global Citizen to Advocate for Climate Resilience in Agriculture

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Global Citizens around the world are taking action, so why should they care about this partnership? This initiative seeks to bring attention to the role smallholder farmers play in the fight against climate change and food insecurity, and the financial need to support their adaptation. You can join us in taking action on this issue here.

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Global Citizens around the world are taking action, so why should they care about this partnership? This initiative seeks to bring attention to the role smallholder farmers play in the fight against climate change and food insecurity, and the financial need to support their adaptation. You can join us in taking action on this issue here.

Climate Change and COVID-19: What Everyone Should Know About Why the G7 Summit Was a Failure

When it comes to ending the pandemic and tackling climate change, G7 leaders have failed us.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The United Nations’ 17 Global Goals set a roadmap to end extreme poverty by 2030. But the COVID-19 pandemic has hugely undermined progress on achieving these goals.  The quickest way to end the pandemic and ensure the world gets back on track is to make sure all countries have access to vaccines and a chance to recover, a process that is being thwarted by rich nations hoarding vaccines. Unfortunately, the G7 Summit — a huge opportunity to reverse that trend — ended up being more business-as-usual. To find out more about vaccine equity and take action, join us here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The United Nations’ 17 Global Goals set a roadmap to end extreme poverty by 2030. But the COVID-19 pandemic has hugely undermined progress on achieving these goals.  The quickest way to end the pandemic and ensure the world gets back on track is to make sure all countries have access to vaccines and a chance to recover, a process that is being thwarted by rich nations hoarding vaccines. Unfortunately, the G7 Summit — a huge opportunity to reverse that trend — ended up being more business-as-usual. To find out more about vaccine equity and take action, join us here.

How Many COVID-19 Vaccines Has the UK Actually Donated to Poorer Countries?

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The United Nations’ 17 Global Goals set a roadmap to end extreme poverty by 2030. But the COVID-19 pandemic has hugely undermined progress on achieving these goals. The quickest way to end the pandemic and ensure the world gets back on track is to make sure all countries have access to vaccines and a chance to recover, a process that is being thwarted by rich nations hoarding vaccines. To find out more about vaccine equity and take action, join us here.

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The United Nations’ 17 Global Goals set a roadmap to end extreme poverty by 2030. But the COVID-19 pandemic has hugely undermined progress on achieving these goals. The quickest way to end the pandemic and ensure the world gets back on track is to make sure all countries have access to vaccines and a chance to recover, a process that is being thwarted by rich nations hoarding vaccines. To find out more about vaccine equity and take action, join us here.

 

Here's Why Brits Are Putting Illustrated Hands in Their Windows Across the UK

Join the campaign to pressure G7 leaders to work together for a fairer world.
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By James Hitchings-Hales

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Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Announced As Campaign Chairs of Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World

PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN, FIRST LADY DR JILL BIDEN AND VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS WILL MAKE A FEATURED APPEARANCE AS PART OF THE “WE CAN DO THIS” NATIONAL INITIATIVE TO INCREASE PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN AND UPTAKE OF COVID-19 VACCINES
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LINE-UP GROWS TO INCLUDE BEN AFFLECK, CHRISSY TEIGEN, DAVID LETTERMAN, GAYLE KING, JIMMY KIMMEL, NOMZAMO MBATHA, OLIVIA MUNN, & SEAN PENN

Hosted by Selena Gomez with performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, & H.E.R., VAX LIVE will be taped before an audience of vaccinated frontline healthcare & essential workers at SoFi Stadium;  Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube, iHeartMedia on May 8th 

Additional featured appearances from President Emmanuel Macron of France, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and Prime Minister Plenković of Croatia 

Over $11 million funded by Cisco, The Coca-Cola Foundation, the Analog Devices Foundation and an anonymous Swiss Foundation to purchase an estimated 2.3 million vaccine doses; over 7.5 million doses committed from Spain as part of the VAX LIVE campaign

The VAX LIVE campaign is calling on businesses to donate dollars for doses, G7 governments to share excess doses immediately, and for pharma companies including Moderna to make vaccines available at not-for-profit prices

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LINE-UP GROWS TO INCLUDE BEN AFFLECK, CHRISSY TEIGEN, DAVID LETTERMAN, GAYLE KING, JIMMY KIMMEL, NOMZAMO MBATHA, OLIVIA MUNN, & SEAN PENN

Hosted by Selena Gomez with performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, & H.E.R., VAX LIVE will be taped before an audience of vaccinated frontline healthcare & essential workers at SoFi Stadium;  Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube, iHeartMedia on May 8th 

Additional featured appearances from President Emmanuel Macron of France, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and Prime Minister Plenković of Croatia 

Over $11 million funded by Cisco, The Coca-Cola Foundation, the Analog Devices Foundation and an anonymous Swiss Foundation to purchase an estimated 2.3 million vaccine doses; over 7.5 million doses committed from Spain as part of the VAX LIVE campaign

The VAX LIVE campaign is calling on businesses to donate dollars for doses, G7 governments to share excess doses immediately, and for pharma companies including Moderna to make vaccines available at not-for-profit prices

Former Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon Calling Out Leaders to “Leave No One Behind”

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Ban Ki-moon, the former secretary-general of the United Nations, has urged leaders set to attend President Biden’s virtual climate summit this week to “leave no one behind”. In 2015, Ban Ki-moon led the Paris agreement summit and currently urges leaders to take action.

Global Citizen Announces “VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World” Hosted by Selena Gomez

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–  Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube and iHeartMedia Global Broadcast Special and Vaccination Campaign to Spotlight Heroic Health Workers Worldwide, Inspiring Action for Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to Everyone, Everywhere –

– Hosted by Selena Gomez, Performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin and H.E.R. to Air on Saturday, May 8th –

– With Support From the World Health Organization, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy and G20 Chair Mario Draghi, and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez, and the State of California, VAX LIVE Executive Produced by the Ad Council, YouTube Originals, iHeartMedia and Live Nation to Launch International Appeal for the World’s Poorest Countries to be Granted Lifesaving Access to COVID-19 Vaccines, Tests and Treatments in 2021 –

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–  Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube and iHeartMedia Global Broadcast Special and Vaccination Campaign to Spotlight Heroic Health Workers Worldwide, Inspiring Action for Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to Everyone, Everywhere –

– Hosted by Selena Gomez, Performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin and H.E.R. to Air on Saturday, May 8th –

– With Support From the World Health Organization, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy and G20 Chair Mario Draghi, and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez, and the State of California, VAX LIVE Executive Produced by the Ad Council, YouTube Originals, iHeartMedia and Live Nation to Launch International Appeal for the World’s Poorest Countries to be Granted Lifesaving Access to COVID-19 Vaccines, Tests and Treatments in 2021 –

How to Apply for the Global Citizen Fellowship Program

Applications for the Fellowship Program, powered by BeyGOOD, are now open.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Although Africa’s young people are bursting with potential and are incredibly influential, they are among the hardest hit by unemployment and skill shortage. Through our partnership with BeyGOOD, Global Citizen is helping to empower them to reach their full potential, become agents of change, and provide them with skills that will help them alleviate poverty. Join us here in taking action to empower young people and end extreme poverty.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

Although Africa’s young people are bursting with potential and are incredibly influential, they are among the hardest hit by unemployment and skill shortage. Through our partnership with BeyGOOD, Global Citizen is helping to empower them to reach their full potential, become agents of change, and provide them with skills that will help them alleviate poverty. Join us here in taking action to empower young people and end extreme poverty.

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