GLOBAL CITIZEN

1.3 million actions leading to 47 commitments and announcements worth $1.9 billion that are set to reach 199 million people.

Ahead of the Global Citizen Festival 2016, Global Citizens around the world took more than 1.3 million actions over three months to:

  • Secure 20 new commitments 9 announcements and 14 calls to action to achieve the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
  • Ensure accountability and delivery of 4 commitments made in the past on Global Citizen platforms.
  • Push forward 5 campaigns on which further action is needed to ensure that world leaders keep their promises to citizens.

Together, these commitments and announcements are worth $1.9 billion, and are set to reach 199 million people.

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  1. Article: Gucci and CHIME FOR CHANGE Promote Gender Equality at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival
    Girls & Women

    Gucci and CHIME FOR CHANGE Promote Gender Equality at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival

    Sept. 28, 2016 |CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Gucci and CHIME FOR CHANGE #showup for gender equality. Read more

  2. Article: Hosts Dazzle at Global Citizen Festival 2016
    Citizenship

    Hosts Dazzle at Global Citizen Festival 2016

    By Meghan Werft | Sept. 26, 2016

    Our stellar lineup of hosts made big announcements at this year’s Global Citizen Festival. Read more

  3. Article: ICYMI: These Headliners Rocked at Global Citizen Festival 2016
    Citizenship

    ICYMI: These Headliners Rocked at Global Citizen Festival 2016

    By Sydney Denmark| Sept. 26, 2016

    Highlights: Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Demi Lovato, Metallica, and Major Lazer in Central Park. Read more

  4. Article: World Leaders Took to Twitter to Celebrate Global Citizen Festival 2016
    Citizenship

    World Leaders Took to Twitter to Celebrate Global Citizen Festival 2016

    By Phineas Rueckert| Sept. 26, 2016

    Some leaders #ShowUp at GC Festival, while others #BeamIn from abroad. Read more

  5. Article: Here's What Global Citizens Everywhere Had to Say About the #GCFestival
    Citizenship

    Here's What Global Citizens Everywhere Had to Say About the #GCFestival

    By Phineas Rueckert| Sept. 26, 2016

    Some of our favorite fan posts from the Global Citizen Festival. Read more

  6. Article: Some of the Best Musical Moments of Global Citizen Festival on Instagram
    Citizenship

    Some of the Best Musical Moments of Global Citizen Festival on Instagram

    By Cassie Carothers| Sept. 25, 2016

    Rihanna finished out the night with a stunning show. Read more

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