Global Citizen Press

Global Citizen is the world's largest movement of action takers and impact makers dedicated to ending extreme poverty NOW. We post, tweet, message, vote, sign, and call to inspire those who can make things happen — government leaders, businesses, philanthropists, artists, and citizens — together improving lives. By downloading our app, Global Citizens learn about the systemic causes of extreme poverty, take action on those issues, and earn rewards, which can be redeemed for tickets to concerts, events, and experiences all over the world.

For more information about Global Citizen’s latest announcements read the below:

Press Releases

Global Citizen Announces the 2022 Winners of Global Citizen Prize and Cisco Youth Leadership Award

Wednesday 11th May 2022

Celebrating Remarkable Changemakers Taking Exceptional Actions to End Extreme Poverty NOW, While Fostering Social Change Across the Globe

Winners to be honored at Prestigious Awards Dinner in Gotham Hall on May 22, and Attend the Global Citizen NOW 2-Day Summit, in New York City, on May 22 & 23 2022

Global Citizen, in partnership with NPX, launches the Global Citizen Impact Funds, Calling on the Private Sector, Impact Investors, and Philanthropists to Make Bold Financial Commitments Toward Ending Extreme Poverty NOW

Monday 18th April 2022

Series of Transformational Outcomes Funds Designed to Accelerate Progress Toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) By Linking Funding with Measurable Results

Mobilizing Results-Based Funding to BRAC, charity: water, The Global Fund, International Rescue Committee, and One Acre Fund

Global Citizen Unveils End Extreme Poverty NOW — Our Future Can’t Wait

Tuesday 29th March 2022

With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, President of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly Abdulla Shahid, President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of Zambia Hakainde Hichilema, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo, Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković, Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sánchez, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ireland Simon Coveney, Foreign Minister of Nigeria Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of Indonesia Sandiaga Uno, Minister of Environment of Rwanda Dr. Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya, 8th UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development Gilbert F. Houngbo, Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Executive Director of the World Food Programme David Beasley, COP26 President Alok Sharma, Director of Education Cannot Wait Yasmine Sherif, CEO of GAVI Seth Berkley, Secretary General of International Chamber of Commerce John W.H. Denton, former Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, former Executive Director of UN Women Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, and the Government of Peru.

STAND UP FOR UKRAINE” - Global Social Media Rally Aims To Drive Billions For Refugee Relief at Pledging Summit Hosted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on April 9

Monday 28th March 2022

Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, Adam Durica, Aitana, Alanis Morissette, Alejandro Sanz, Alexandra Stan, Angélique Kidjo, Annie Lennox, Billie Eilish, Billy Joel, Celine Dion, Chris Isaak, Chris Rock, Demi Lovato, Elton John and David Furnish, FINNEAS, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, Gloria Steinem, Green Day, Herbert Grönemeyer, Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness, Igo, Jon Batiste, Jonas Brothers, Juanes, Kacey Musgraves, Katy Perry, Leon Bridges, Luke Combs, Madonna, Miley Cyrus, Mirai, Ozzy Osbourne, Pearl Jam, Pharrell Williams, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ryan Tedder, Sarsa, Shaquille O’Neal, Stevie Nicks, Stevie Wonder, Tame Impala, U2, Usher, Vito Bambino and Young Leosia will Join the Global Social Rally to Urge World Leaders to Commit to Aiding Refugees from Ukraine & Other Conflicts.

Global Citizen Promotes Liza Henshaw to President; Caralene Robinson Joins Executive Team as Chief Growth Officer; Lee Rolontz Elevated to Global Head of Broadcast & Original Content

Monday 14th February 2022

Global Citizen, the leading international advocacy organization dedicated to ending extreme poverty, has announced that industry leader Liza Henshaw has been elevated to the role of President after six years as Chief Operating Officer; Caralene Robinson has assumed a permanent position as Chief Growth Officer; and Lee Rolontz' global role will expand as she takes on the position of Global Head of Broadcast and Original Content. The announcement comes as the organization closes out an unprecedented year of global programming in support of a bold policy agenda, while addressing the most urgent global issues of the past two years.

Global Citizen and The Ekiti State Announce Climate Action Commitments to Tackle Climate Change

Wednesday 2nd February 2022

Ekiti State Set To Plant 500,000 Trees By December 2022 Over 60% Will Be Rare And Indigenous Trees, Some Endangered To The Point Of Extinction 

Climate Pledge To Include Planting At Least 5 Indigenous Trees In Every Local Primary And Secondary School By December 2033