Global Citizen has introduced the 2022 Global Citizen Festival marketing campaign has culminated in over $2.4 billion in commitments to stop severe poverty.
The six-week marketing campaign concluded with a nine-hour pageant throughout two stages, establishing in Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana, introduced via Harith General Partners, and ending in New York City’s Central Park, introduced by way of Citi and Cisco.
The 2022 marketing campaign noticed two million movements taken with the aid of world residents as section of Global Citizen’s mission to End Extreme Poverty NOW, extra than doubling the report before set through the worldwide advocacy organization.
On the Global Citizen Festival: Accra stage, the governments of Ghana and South Africa introduced the African Prosperity Fund, a joint initiative through the governments of Ghana and South Africa.
The fund pursuits to installation $1 billion to fund tasks for financial inclusion and monetary participation throughout the continent.
The fund will center of attention on initiatives in the African Continental Free Trade Area, such as infrastructure development, monetary get admission to for the participation of female and youth, education, healthcare, technology, and sustainability, all for the gain of Africa’s 1.3 billion people.
Meanwhile, at Global Citizen Festival: NYC, U.S. individuals of Congress from each aspects of the political aisle stood alongside world leaders, philanthropists and trailblazers from the non-public area to make bulletins valuable of the 10-year records of the Global Citizen Festival.
Over a video message, President Macron introduced France will reallocate 30% of its Special Drawing Rights to the world’s poorest countries, particularly in Africa, to battle intense poverty, pandemics, inequalities and local weather change.
The days main into the tenth anniversary Global Citizen Festival noticed main commitments from world leaders, along with Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada and President von der Leyen of the European Commission, who respectively dedicated CAD $1.209 billion and €715 million at the seventh replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.