Bono has joined the lineup of activists, world pioneers and big names who will be in front of an audience for the counter neediness Global Citizen Festival in New York City on Saturday (Sept. 26). In Central Park on the Great Lawn.
Bono will present Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf with a Global Citizen Movement Award for her work on women's equality. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak and U.S. Congress members Earl Blumenauer, Charlie Dent and Kay Granger also are expected to attend.
The 2015 Global Citizen Festival is on September 26th in New York City’s Central Park. Take Action to end extreme poverty on this page for your chance to earn FREE tickets. The video to the left explains how your actions will earn you tickets.
2015 is the year for the movement to end poverty. This September at the UN General Assembly in New York, world leaders from 193 countries will announce new GLOBAL GOALS designed to fight inequality, protect our planet, and end extreme poverty by 2030.
The festival is a critical lever for achieving policy and financial commitments that will shape the success of the Global Goals over the next 15 years.