Global Citizen announces Rio de Janeiro as new concert venue

The international rights organization, Global Citizen, in partnership with Rock In Rio, one of the biggest music and entertainment festivals in the world, with 20 editions held in Brazil, Portugal, Spain and the United States. United, today announced that Rio de Janeiro is a new city and the addition of Brazilian superstars Alok, Mart’nália, Criolo and Liniker, as well as special guests, Tropkillaz and Mosquito, to Citizen of the World Livebroadcast program – a combination of festivals and events broadcast from venues on six continents on Saturday, September 25. Additionally, Dr Jane Goodall will appear live with a world premiere of her new film and a new climate change initiative supporting Trillion Trees. The news coincides with the expansion of Global Citizen Live’s global broadcast, as Channel 9 in Australia, Multishow and Bis in Brazil, TF1 / TMC in France and Mediacorp in Singapore join the list of networks that will support and share the journey of 24 hours of Global Citizen around the world. ; ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, Channel 9, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, The Roku Channel, YouTube, TIME, Twitter, and more (broadcast dates and times to come).

The unique day of global unity will call on world leaders, philanthropists and businesses to prioritize climate change, the fight against famine and equity in vaccines. TO Citizen of the World Live, artists, luminaries, dignitaries and concerned citizens will call on governments, corporations and philanthropists to defend the planet and overcome poverty. Artists announced so far, with more to come, include Adam Lambert, Alessia Cara, Andrea Bocelli, Angélique Kidjo, Billie Eilish, Black Eyed Peas, BTS, Burna Boy, Camila Cabello, Christine and the Queens, Coldplay, Cyndi Lauper, Davido, Demi Lovato, Doja Cat, DJ Snake, Duran Duran, Ed Sheeran, Femi Kuti, Green Day, HER, Hugh Jackman & Deborra-lee Furness, Jennifer Lopez, Jon Batiste, Keith Urban, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Lorde , Made Kuti, Meek Mill, Metallica, Rag’n’Bone Man, Ricky Martin, Shawn Mendes, The Lumineers, The Weeknd, Tiwa Savage and Usher.

“Through my artistic career and the Alok Institute, I do my best to act on human awareness in addition to training in reducing the impacts of climate change. Actions are and must be urgent and aim to build a healthier planet, ”Alok said.

“The partnership with Global Citizen in Brazil reaffirms our convictions and our actions for a better world. It will be a moment of unity around the world with a common goal. Like Global Citizen, Rock in Rio has been dedicated to social and environmental causes since more than 20 years. Today more than ever, we believe that music is a fundamental instrument because it connects the public to good causes. We are ready to build together the world in which we want to live, ”said Luis Justo , CEO of Rock in Rio.

For years the Latin American citizens of the world have been among the most engaged, action-oriented and passionate audiences in our organization, an indication of the region’s intense desire for change and hope. of a better future. With performances from an incredible and diverse group of Brazilian artists, this moment in Rio de Janeiro will bring to the fore the environmental and health issues impacting Brazil and Latin America ”, said Cristina Gnecco, Partnerships and Latin American programs, Global Citizen.

Citizen of the World Live coincides with the United Nations General Assembly (September), before the G20 meeting (October) and the COP26 meeting (November). Focused on vaccine equity, famine and climate change, Citizen of the World Live call on leaders to deliver: 1 billion vaccines to the poorest countries; meals for the 41 million people on the brink of famine; and immediate climate action to reduce emissions by supporting Race to Zero and 1 billion new trees in 2022 towards the 1t.org ambition to conserve, restore and grow a trillion trees this decade.

Citizen of the World Live invited eight Brazilian governors to join and announce new commitments to invest in conservation and climate change efforts. The invited governors are: Marcos Rocha, João Azevêdo, Camilo Santana, Mauro Mendes and Wilson Lima; with Wellington Dias, Governor of the State of Piauí, Helder Barbalho, Governor of the State of Pará, and Waldez Góes, Governor of the State of Amapá having already confirmed their intention to join us.

“We are proud to partner with Global Citizen as we work together to inspire people around the world to take action in their communities to create lasting change. Hilton continues to be committed to promoting responsible travel and tourism globally, and our alignment with the goals of Global Citizen Live continues our mission to make travel with purpose a reality for generations to come, ”said said Mark Weinstein, SVP & Global Head, Marketing & Loyalty, Hilton.

Citizen of the World Live is supported by a coalition of companies including global partners: Accenture, Cisco, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Salesforce, Verizon and campaign partners Hilton, WW International and World Wide Technology which will mobilize the support of the private sector in driving new commitments towards the political goals of the campaign. Access Bank is a Citizen of the World Live campaign partner in Nigeria.

The campaign co-chairs are: Chuck Robbins, Cisco President and CEO; Jane Fraser, CEO of Citi; James Quincey, President and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company; Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines; Lorraine Twohill, Google Marketing Director; Michael Rapino, CEO of Live Nation; Marc Pritchard, CBO of P&G; Marc Benioff, President and CEO of Salesforce; Hans Vestberg, chairman and CEO of Verizon; and Mindy Grossman, CEO of WW International.

Executive Producers for the Global Citizen Live campaign include: Michele Anthony for UMG, Francine Katsoudas, Tina Kennedy, Eric Ortner, Guy Oseary, Michael Rapino for Live Nation, Brian N. Sheth, Wassim “Sal” Slaiby and Chris Stadler.

The program will be produced by Jane Y. Mun, with production partners Deviants Media, Diversified Production Services, Done and Dusted Productions, Ken Ehrlich Productions, Live Nation, Livewire Pictures, TMPL Motion Pictures and U-Live (a UMG Nigeria Company) .

Global Citizen is grateful for the support of incredible organizations championing impact, including: 1t.org, American Forests, The Asia Society, Ban Ki Moon Center, Center for Environmental Peacebuilding, Climate Neutral, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation, Conservation International, COVID -19 Therapeutics Accelerator, Education Cannot Wait, GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, Global Solidarity Fund, Green Climate Fund, Global Polio Eradication Initiative, Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents, International Fund for Agricultural Development, International Rescue Committee , LISC, Namati, Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund (NSSF), One Acre Fund, Outright Action International, Paris Peace Forum, The Pathfinders, Re: Wild, Rotary International, Seadream Family Foundation, Sheth Sangreal Foundation, Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) , Slum2School Africa, South African Education Project, The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, The Global Fund (to Figh t Tuberculosis, AIDS, malaria), UNICEF, UNICEF Australia, UNITAID, UNFPA, Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), World Food Program, World Health Organization, World Health Organization Foundation.

The Citizen of the World Live The campaign is supported by more than 35 governments and world leaders.

Citizen of the World Live has received in-kind support from leading media companies including: BellaNaija, Branded Cities, Brut Media, Captivate, Clear Channel Outdoor, Curb Media, Digital Mobile Media, Evergreen Trading, Forbes, GSTV, iHeartRadio, Interstate Outdoor, Jack Agency, JCDecaux Nigeria, Mass Media, Nigeria Info, Outfront Media, Seen Media, Six Flags Theme Parks, The New York Times, Vanguard Media, Wazobia FM and Wazobia Max TV.

To win tickets to the Paris and New York festivals, learn more about events yet to be announced, and view health and safety information for in-person events, visit GlobalCitizenLive.org. *All Citizen of the World Live events often meet and exceed the latest COVID-19 protocols.

For more information on Global Citizen Live, visit www.globalcitizen.org, and follow @glblctzn on Instagram, Tik Tok, Twitter and YouTube.

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