The Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens attended the Global Goals Live convened by Global Citizens in New York on September 26.
Pharrell Williams, Janelle Monae, Global Citizen Festival Curator Chris Martin, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg, HER, Cisco Chariman and CEO Chuck Robbins spoke onstage at Global Goal Live.
At the event, a singer-songwriter, H.E.R. said,
“264 million kids are not in school. They don’t have access to education. Making people aware is necessary. Kids are the future. Education is an opportunity.”
According to International advocacy organization Global Citizen, Global Goal Live: The Possible Dream is a year-long campaign to get the world back on track to achieve the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, a roadmap to end extreme poverty, tackle climate change, and reduce inequality by 2030, agreed to by all 193 member states of the United Nations in 2015.
As part of the ambitious campaign, there will be a 10-hour broadcast on Sept. 26, 2020, spanning five continents, with simultaneous events planned for Central Park in New York and Lagos, Nigeria, as well as not-yet-announced cities in Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Source Global Citizen
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