Billie Eilish, Coldplay Sign Global Citizen Open Letter to End Poverty

Global Citizen kicked off the 2022 campaign by releasing an open letter to end extreme poverty signed by numerous artists and entertainers, including Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Charlie Puth and 5 Seconds of Summer.

The letter calls for action from global leaders, businesses and citizens everywhere to tear down the systemic barriers that keep people in poverty, take climate action right now and empower teenage girls. It marks the starting point of the Global Citizens’ End Extreme Poverty Campaign NOW – The Campaign Can’t Wait For Our Future.

Other cast members include Adam Lambert, Alessia Cara, Alok, Bill Nye, Billy Porter, Camilo, Cathy Freeman, Chloe x Halle, Connie Britton, Criolo, Cyndi Lauper, DJ Cuppy, Duran Duran, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Femi Kuti , Finneas, Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness, Lali, Lang Lang, Made Kuti, Maneskin, Muzi, Nancy Isime, Nile Rodgers, Nomzamo Mbatha, Padma Lakshmi, Rachel Brosnahan, Ricky Martin, Sabrina Elba and Tropkillaz.

The campaign backs pledges from the most powerful governments, uninhibited private sector leaders, and billionaires. It asks them to break down systemic barriers to health care inequality and financial inequality; take direct action on climate issues; and to support “millions of young women with immediate support for school meals, access to education and health, including sexual and reproductive health services”.

Along with the campaign announcement, Global Citizen has also revealed that Global Citizen’s 10th Anniversary Celebration will take place on September 24th, with more details and product lines to be revealed later. there. The organization will also hold the Global Citizen Prize Awards Ceremony on May 22 and the Global Citizen NOW: Leadership Summit on May 23.

Last May, Global Citizen VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World raised $302 million and secured more than 26 million doses of vaccine while reinforcing the urgency of achieving vaccine equity globally. world to end the pandemic.

In September, Global Citizen Live was broadcast from New York, London, Paris, Sydney, Seoul, Mumbai, Johannesburg, Lagos, Madrid, Lajatico, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Tuscany and Los Angeles. Billie Eilish, Coldplay Sign Global Citizen Open Letter to End Poverty

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