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Make the Global Goals your New Year's resolution

To realize our ambitions of a world without extreme poverty by 2030, this coming year needs to be even bigger. Let’s continue to do our part and build a future where everyone has the chance to survive and thrive.

What are you waiting for?

Look for some Global Goals that you are most passionate about and commit to them by taking action now:

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Goal 1 - No Poverty


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If you want to end poverty, you can start by becoming a global citizen and commit to end extreme poverty by 2030:

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You can also support our partner, The ONE Campaign, and work toward a world without extreme poverty:

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Goal 2- No Hunger

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If you want to take action to end hunger, and increase access to food security and nutrition for everyone around the world, why not start a fundraiser to support World Food Program USA as they work to end hunger and malnutrition:

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Or you can donate to World Vision to help families around the world grow nutritious food:

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You can also sign the petition right now calling on members of congress to support food aid reform in the United States:

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Goal 3 - Good Health

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If you choose to support goal number 3, which is about promoting global health and well-being, consider signing the petition to call on congress to support the Reach Every Mother and Child Act. By taking action we can help save 15 million children’s lives and 600,000 women’s lives by 2020!

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You can also participate in the (RED) shop-a-thon to help fight HIV, Malaria, and TB:

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Want to take even more action this year, then join Rotary International and help fundraise for a world without polio!

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Goal 4 - Quality Education

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If you want to ensure every child receives a quality education, why not run a fundraiser in your school to support the Malala Fund and help increase access to education:

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You can also get Malala’s inspiring biography by clicking here, and find out why she is committed to ensuring every child receives a quality education.

You can also join a RESULTS group in your area and call on the United States government to prioritize basic education:

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And right now you can can sign the petition asking world leaders to commit to financially support the Global Partnership for Education:

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Goal 5 - Gender Equality

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If you are passionate about gender equality, you can learn more about inspiring projects focused on the empowerment of women through our partner CHIME FOR CHANGE:

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If you want to take more action, consider donating to CARE and help expand opportunities for girls and women in the poorest parts of the world:

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You can also donate to the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up campaign and help more girls access education, healthcare, and other basic needs:

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Goal 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation

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If you care about Goal 6, Clean Water and Sanitation, then join with us and take action. At this year’s Global Citizen Festival, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven made an incredible commitment towards improving sanitation for 60 million people in the next 15 years. Let’s now ensure the Swedish Government puts a clear plan into place:

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If you want to take more immediate action, please consider donating $25 to WaterAid America and provide someone with access to safe water:

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You can also challenge yourself to see how long you can go without using your phone and support UNICEF as they increase access to water and sanitation:

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Goal 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

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If you are passionate about Goal 7, Affordable and Clean Energy, then please support the Electrify Africa Act by taking action with ONE:

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Goal 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

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If you want to support Goal 8, why not participate in Transparency International's 'Unmask the Corruption' campaign and help prevent abuse of high-level power:

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Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

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Passionate about Goal 9? Join Fia Foundation in promoting road safety in developing countries. A donation of $15 can provide a life-saving helmet:

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Goal 10 - Reduce Inequalities

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Want to support Goal 10? Then please consider donating to Oxfam to support women-led savings groups that address inequality at its roots:

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Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

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To support goal 11, you can volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in your home state and help build sustainable cities and communities:

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Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

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If you are passionate about responsible consumption and production there are some great places to start.

Why not purchase products from EKOCYCLE to help promote recycling:

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You can also get your Global Citizen swag right here at the Global Citizen Shop

Goal 13 - Climate Action

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Coming on the heels of a successful summit to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, world leaders gathered in Paris in November and December for one last chance at striking a global climate change agreement. And they did it.  On December 13, the Paris  Climate Agreement was adopted by nearly every country on the planet.

If you want to take further action, please do so with Avaaz to help stop the dangerous effects of climate change:

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You can also join Ben & Jerry's in pushing for climate justice:

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Goal 14 - Life Below Water

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If you are passionate about ensuring biodiversity and that we conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources, why not donate to Greenpeace and help protect critical marine species:  

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Goal 15 - Life on Land

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Passionate about ensuring that we sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss?

Why not join WWF Global to help protect endangered species - like the Giant Panda:

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Goal 16 - Peace and Justice - Strong Institutions

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If you are passionate about Goal 16, building Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, you can donate to Save the Children and help ensure that all kids have a fair start in life:

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You can also take action immediately, in support of OXFAM’s action ensuring transparency in the oil, gas and mining industry:

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Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

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If you are passionate about ensuring a strong Global Partnership to achieve the Global Goals, then you can start by taking action to ensure that Aid (also known as ODA) is protected and maintained and world leaders invest in achieving the Global Goals:

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You can also play games and help feed hungry people through an innovative global partnership led by the World Food Programme:  

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