Most Recent Content from: Sophie Barbier

  • Article: Governments Agree That Human Capital Matters. Now It’s Time to Act.

    Governments Agree That Human Capital Matters. Now It’s Time to Act.

    By Sophie Barbier|June 19, 2019

    Here’s how the World Bank, entrepreneurs, and governments are prioritizing human capital Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Committed Over €52M at Global Citizen Live: Berlin

    World Leaders Committed Over €52M at Global Citizen Live: Berlin

    By Aileen ElsnerSophie Barbier  and  Jana Sepehr|May 21, 2019

    Leaders from Nigeria, Zambia, Germany, Rwanda, and Ghana showed us they, too, are Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: Your 300,000 Actions Against Ocean Plastics Are Making a Difference

    Your 300,000 Actions Against Ocean Plastics Are Making a Difference

    By Sophie Barbier|May 21, 2019

    Government leaders across the world are taking action to stop plastic waste Read more

  • Article: How Global Citizens Helped Move Cash Bail Reform Forward in New York

    How Global Citizens Helped Move Cash Bail Reform Forward in New York

    By Sophie Barbier|April 12, 2019

    Legislators agreed on some reforms, but cash bail is not yet eliminated for all. Read more

  • Article: Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses

    Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses

    By Sophie Barbier|March 20, 2019

    And more news from the sidelines of the 63rd CSW in New York Read more

  • Article: South Africa Commits to Providing Free Sanitary Pads to Girls

    South Africa Commits to Providing Free Sanitary Pads to Girls

    By Sophie Barbier|Feb. 26, 2019

    In response to more than 136,000 Global Citizens’ actions, the Government has increased its funding Read more

  • Article: #SheIsEqual Kampagne brachte mehr als eine Milliarde US-Dollar für Mädchen und Frauen

    #SheIsEqual Mobilized Over $1 Billion for Girls and Women

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Sophie Barbier|Feb. 25, 2019

    In just six months, Global Citizens have secured 36 commitments toward gender equality. Read more

  • Article: New York Governor Cuomo Sets National Precedent for Bail Reform

    New York Governor Cuomo Sets National Precedent for Bail Reform

    By Sophie Barbier|Jan. 24, 2019

    New York’s 2020 budget takes us a step closer to decriminalizing poverty Read more