Campaign to end COVID for all and kickstart a global recovery
International advocacy organization Global Citizen today launched a Recovery Plan for the World – a campaign to end COVID-19 for all and kickstart a global recovery. The Recovery Plan for the World is a year-long campaign and series of events that aims to: 1) end COVID-19 for all; 2) end the hunger crisis; 3) resume learning everywhere; 4) protect the planet; and 5) advance equity for all.
Leaders in music and entertainment, including: Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Femi Kuti, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, Jonas Brothers, Lang Lang, Lars Ulrich, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rachel Brosnahan, SuperM, Usher and Yemi Alade have already raised their hands to support the campaign, many of whom are long-time partners of the organization. Global Citizen Ambassadors Jill and Olivia Vedder have also signed on to support the Recovery Plan for the World campaign.
In 2021, Global Citizen, in partnership with Teneo, will bring the campaign to life with a series of pledging moments and global events to unite world leaders, artists, philanthropists and CEOs to achieve the campaign’s goals. Key moments, include:
- A global broadcast special, airing in May 2021, to overcome vaccine hesitancy and rally governments to equitably distribute COVID-19 vaccines. With the goal of ending the coronavirus pandemic, and in collaboration with the European Commission, the World Health Organization, Italy as the presidency of the G20, the State of California and iHeartMedia, additional details about the May 2021 global broadcast special will be announced in the coming weeks.
- Global Citizen LIVE, a multi-hour global event featuring a blockbuster lineup of artists, with performances from all over the world, including: Lagos, New York City, Paris, Seoul and Sydney. Centered around achieving Global Citizen’s Recovery Plan for the World, Global Citizen LIVE will take place on September 25, 2021. Global Citizen LIVE, is a Teneo and Global Citizen partnership, and is supported by Live Nation, SM Entertainment Group, the Sydney Opera House, Access Bank and more. More details including the lineup will be announced in the coming months.
- Global Citizen at the G20, a global moment at the G20 Summit that will engage world leaders, organizations and advocates in a discussion about progress made toward the Recovery Plan for the World with an emphasis on climate change ahead of COP26. The G20 Summit will occur in Rome, Italy, on October 30 and 31, 2021. Additional details will be released in the coming months.
People everywhere can take action by calling on world leaders to fulfill the promises they made and help the world recover better together as we come back from the pandemic. For more information visit, globalcitizen.org/2021 and follow @glblctzn on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.