Gyakie, Stormzy, Tems, Stonebwoy to Headline Global Citizen Festival in Ghana

The lineup for the 10th Anniversary Global Citizen Festival, which will take place at New York City’s Central Park in Black Star Square, Ghana on September 24, 2022, was recently announced.

The Global Citizen Festival is the world’s longest-running global campaign to end extreme poverty since the grand lawn of Central Park began lighting up in 2012. Millions have gathered, their voices amplified by the world’s greatest artists, demanding world leaders act now.

Globally, the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will push nearly 100 million more people into extreme poverty, reversing the recent trend of falling inequality and wiping out at least three years of progress. I’m here. If we don’t act now, this setback will only get worse. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine further exacerbated the situation, leaving as many as 323 million people now facing acute hunger and 1.2 billion experiencing a complete storm of food, energy and financial crises. I live Without action now, another 200 million people could be pushed into extreme poverty by November.

The 2022 Global Citizen Festival calls on the United Nations General Assembly and ahead of the G20 and COP27 in November to invest $600 million in the future of women and girls. Close the $10 billion annual climate finance gap. He will provide $500 million to help African farmers respond to the global food crisis. And provide urgent relief from crushing debt to end extreme poverty now.

Held in international cultural hubs New York City and Accra, Ghana, the 2022 Global Citizen Festival will be broadcast and streamed on ABC, ABC News Live, FX, Hulu, iHeartRadio, TimesLIVE, Twitter, YouTube and more will be

Celebrate the 65th anniversary of Ghana’s independence and the 20th anniversary of the African Union with live performances at Accra’s iconic Black Star Square. Usher, Sza, Stomsey, Gaki, Her, Sarkodi, StoneboyWhen Thamesmore to be announced.

Central Perk Stage performers include Metallica, Charlie Puth, Jonas Brothers, Maneskin, Mariah Carey, Mickey GuytonWhen Rosalia, more to be announced. Global Citizen Festival: NYC is hosted by actors, producers, writers and Global Citizen Ambassadors. priyanka chopra jonas.

Global Citizen invites world leaders, major corporations and philanthropic organizations to join the Global Citizen Festival stage and announce new initiatives to end extreme poverty now.

  • Deploy financing now By closing the shortfall of $40 billion, we will immediately meet our goal of redistributing $100 billion of IMF Special Drawing Rights (SDRs).
  • Take climate action now Meet the $100 billion pledged in the Paris Agreement.
  • empower the girl now Provide critical investments in girls’ education, reproductive health and economic empowerment
  • Mitigate the collapse of the global food system now Giving African farmers $500 million to finance the local production of the fertilizers, tools and equipment they need to make the most of the current planting season and produce more food.

“Communities face injustice, crisis and inequality around the world, but we cannot give up the fight and solidarity to end poverty. We need a voice, now is the time for ambitious action, and together with Global Citizen we can keep the promise of the Sustainable Development Goals.” Amina MohammedUnited Nations Deputy Secretary-General.

Festival tickets are free, download the Global Citizen app or www.globalcitizen.org To address campaign issues. For each action, users earn points, which can be redeemed for festival tickets.

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