Global Citizen campaign raises $2.4b to end extreme poverty

Global Citizen has said that the 2022 Global Citizen Festival campaign has culminated in over $2.4 billion in commitments to end extreme poverty now.  The six-week campaign concluded with a nine-hour festival across two stages, beginning in Black Star Square…

Global Citizen sets Sept 24 date for festivals in Accra & New York City, unveils lineups

Global Citizen, an international advocacy organisation today, 11 August announced the lineups for the 10th anniversary Global Citizen Festival, taking place in New York City’s Central Park, presented by Citi and Cisco, and Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana, presented…

Global Citizen names Yemi Adamolekun in its 2022 Winners of Global Citizen Prize and Cisco Youth Leadership Award

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen, today, announced the winners of the Global Citizen Prize 2022. Among the remarkable changemakers recognised for their efforts in shaping the world and the sustained impact they have created towards their pivotal work of fighting…

Applications open for BeyGOOD-powered Global Citizen Fellowship Program for Young African Changemakers

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen, today, announced that application for the 2022/23 Global Citizen Fellowship Program powered by BeyGOOD is now open until 29th April 2022. Fifteen young African changemakers: five from Nigeria, five from Kenya and five from South…

Global Citizen Live reveals line-up for Lagos. Paris and New York

International advocacy organisation, Global Citizen, has revealed many of the artists set to perform at Global Citizen Live events in Lagos, Nigeria as well as festivals in Paris, France and New York City, USA on September 25. Artistes will help…

Prince Harry and Meghan to chair Global Citizen’s VAX LIVE campaign

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen has announced exciting new additions to the line-up for VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World. The broadcast and streaming special, scheduled to take place on Saturday, 8th May 2021, will be used to call on…

VAX LIVE: Global Citizen announces concert to reunite the world

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen, known for its advocacy work and impactful campaigns in support of pressing social issues has launched its latest appeal calling on world leaders to ensure the equitable distribution of vaccines around the globe. According to…

Burna Boy joins Lady Gaga, John Legend, others to fight COVID-19

Building on the success of the digital series “One World: Together at Home,” Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO) are partnering for a special one-night event of the same name, to air across BET/MTV/MTV base on Sunday, April…

Janet Jackson delivers emotional speech on bigotry and abuse at Global Citizen Festival (Metro)

Janet Jackson gave an emotional speech about violence against women at Global Citizen at Central Park in New York City on Saturday. The 52-year-old graced the stage as she featured as one of the artists who performed at the event,…

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