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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.

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

Why Global Citizens Should Care

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

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