Global Citizen is an international advocacy organization on a mission to end extreme poverty NOW. Powered by a worldwide community of everyday activists raising their voices and taking action, the movement is amplified by campaigns and events that convene leaders in music, entertainment, public policy, media, philanthropy and the corporate sector. Over the past 10 years, $41 billion in commitments announced on Global Citizen platforms has been deployed, impacting more than 1.15 billion lives. Established in Australia in 2008, Global Citizen’s team operates from New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Melbourne, Toronto, Johannesburg, Lagos and beyond. Join the movement at globalcitizen.org, download the Global Citizen app, and follow Global Citizen on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok and Twitter.
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Thursday, December 2, 2021
Despite the Pandemic More than $4.7 Billion of the Total $7.2 Billion in Funding Commitments have been Disbursed and Allocated
Greatest Impact Seen in Healthcare, Nutrition and Gender Equality
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The Australian Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has determined that Global Citizen is a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI).
This decision follows Global Citizen's appeal to the AAT of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission Commissioner’s (ACNC) rejection of its application to be a PBI in 2019.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Demands Wealthiest Nations Deliver BY COP26 on Promise to Give $100 Billion Annually to Address Climate Needs of Developing Countries
Urges US Congress to Pass Most Ambitious Climate Protection Bill in American History Next Week
Asks G7 AND World's Billionaires to End the Hunger Crisis by Contributing $6 Billion for the Urgent Provision of Meals for 41 Million People on Brink of Starvation
Calls For The G7 and EU to Share Two Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Those Most in Need By Year’s End, Support Calls for an IP Waiver, and for Pfizer, BioNTech and Moderna to Share mRNA Technology with Africa
Over 60M COVID-19 Vaccines, 157M Trees, and Over US$1.1B Committed to Climate, Famine, and COVID Response Efforts
Thursday, September 23, 2021
International advocacy organization, Global Citizen announced that Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Denis Brogniart will host Global Citizen Live in Paris where Måneskin will join the music lineup. Migos will join the Los Angeles music lineup and appearances will be made by JoJo, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michaela Jaé Rodriquez , Maggie Q and Scott Evans at the Greek Theatre. Camile Etainne, Carmen Ejogo, Drew McIntyre, Hugo Clément, Kerry Gladys Ntirampeba, Louise Aubery and Yann Arthus Betrand will make appearances at the Champs de Mars in Paris; Amber Ruffin, Andy Cohen, Billy Porter, Bonang Matheba, Bridget Moynahan, Connie Britton, Deborra-lee Furness, Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, Dikembe Mutombo, Katie Holmes, Nomzamo Mbatha, Padma Lakshmi, Rachel Brosnahan, Skip Marley and Tan France to appear on the Great Lawn of Central Park in New York City; Ebuka Obi-Uchendu & Nancy Isime in Lagos; Celeste Barber and Cathy Freeman in Australia; and Dedé Teicher in Rio as part of the global 24-hour broadcast event.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, President of the United Nations General Assembly Abdulla Shahid, Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Campaign Calls For The G7 and EU to Share at Least One Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Immediately with Those Most in Need, Support Calls for an IP Waiver, and for Pfizer, BioNTech and Moderna to Share mRNA Technology with Africa
Thursday, September 16, 2021
The Indigenous Peoples of Brazil represented by Mapu of the Huni Kuin, Yawanawas from the Aldeia Mutum, and Owera (Kunumi MC) - Guarani join Alok for a performance set in the heart of the Amazon
New Distributors To Broadcast the Global Event on September 25 Now Includes Apple Music, Apple TV App, Caracol & Caracol International, Sky & TV8, TV Azteca, AIM Group, Multichoice and S3 on The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)
Global Citizen Live Demands Wealthiest Nations to Deliver on Promise to Give $100 Billion Annually to Address Climate Needs of Developing Countries
Calls on US citizens to contact representatives pressing for largest climate protection bill in American history to halve US emissions by 50% by 2030
Asks G7 AND world's Billionaires to End the Hunger Crisis by contributing at least $6 billion for the urgent provision of millions of meals for 41 Million People on Brink of Famine
Monday, September 13, 2021
Hosted by Anil Kapoor, with appearances by Sadhguru, Amitabh Bachchan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Arjun Kapoor, Ananya Panday, Bhumi Pednekar, Dia Mirza, Farhan Akhtar, Hrithik Roshan, Janhvi Kapoor, Kiara Advani, Riteish Deshmukh, Sara Ali Khan, Sonakshi Sinha
Performances to be announced later this week
Global Citizen Live calls on India and G20 To Reduce Carbon Emissions In Line With Preventing More Than 1.5° C Of Global Warming
Global Citizen Live Demands Wealthiest Nations to Deliver on Promise to Give $100 Billion Annually to Address Climate Needs of Developing Countries; Timed to UN General Assembly and G20 & COP26 Climate Meetings
Thursday, September 9, 2021
London Line-Up featuring Duran Duran, Kylie Minogue, Måneskin, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Rag’n’Bone Man, and more
Broadcast Airing on BBC One on Sept. 25 from 5:30pm & Across the BBC until approx. 3:00am; Global Citizen Live highlights show airing on BBC One, Sunday at 4:30pm; Airing on ABC on Sept. 26 at 7:00pm EDT
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
French Broadcaster TF1 Joins List of Networks Around The World
Free Ticketed Event on the Champ de Mars
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Australian Businesses & Government Invited to Make New Financial and Policy Commitments To Defend the Planet & Defeat Poverty
Events Timed to UN General Assembly and G20 & COP26 Climate Meetings Urge New Financial & Policy Commitments on Climate Change, Famine, & Vaccine Equity
Tuesday, August 26, 2021
International advocacy organization, Global Citizen, in partnership with Rock In Rio, one of the largest music and entertainment festivals in the world, with 20 editions held in Brazil, Portugal, Spain and the US, today announced Rio de Janeiro as a new city and the addition of Brazilian superstars Alok, Mart’nália, Criolo, and Liniker, along with special guests, Tropkillaz and Mosquito, to Global Citizen Live’s broadcast line-up - a combination of festivals and events airing from locations on six continents on Saturday, September 25th
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Historic 24-Hour Broadcast Spanning Six Continents on September 25; To air across ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, TIME, Twitter, +MORE
Timed to UN General Assembly and G20 & COP26 Climate Meetings; Campaign Urges New Commitments to Prioritize Vaccine Equity; Feed Millions Facing Famine; & Curb Climate Change through the Trillion Trees Movement
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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
Saturday, May 8, 2021
International advocacy organization Global Citizen tonight announced that the VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World campaign helped mobilize over 26 million COVID-19 vaccine doses and $302 million to the ACT-Accelerator to provide equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, tests, treatments and other medical tools to the world's most marginalized communities and healthcare workers on the frontlines.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
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.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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, Teneo 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
Monday, April 5, 2021
Billionaire Philanthropist John Arnold Commits to the Give While You Live Promise, Pledges to Give Away 5% of His Wealth Annually
Monday, March 22, 2021
Following the recent announcement that the WeRaceAsOne initiative will become the official Environment, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) platform for Formula 1 (F1), we are pleased to announce plans for a new partnership with international advocacy organisation Global Citizen to become a charity partner of the WeRaceAsOne platform.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
International advocacy organization Global Citizen today launched a Recovery Plan for the World - a campaign to end COVID-19 for all and kickstart a global recovery. The Recovery Plan for the World is a year-long campaign and series of events that aims to: 1) end COVID-19 for all; 2) end the hunger crisis; 3) resume learning everywhere; 4) protect the planet; and 5) advance equity for all.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19; Curb the Hunger Crisis; Resume Learning Everywhere; Protect the Planet; and Promote Equity for All
Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Femi Kuti, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, Jonas Brothers, Lang Lang, Lars Ulrich, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rachel Brosnahan, SuperM, Usher and Yemi Alade Join to Support the ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Effort
In Partnership with Teneo, Year-Long Campaign Includes Multiple Major Global Events, Including ‘Global Citizen LIVE’ and ‘Global Citizen at the G20 Summit’
Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and Campaign Partners WW International, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Homegrown international advocacy organisation Global Citizen today announced the appointments of sustainability specialist Terence Jeyaretnam and social entrepreneur Anna Robson to its Australian Board of Directors.