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Emergency Campaign: The Forgotten Child Refugees

GCF's Emergency Appeal for Child Refugees in Tanzania has $350,000 pledged in less than a month since the campaign’s launch. July 24, 2020 — “The child refugees living in camps across Tanzania are amongst the most vulnerable and at risk ...
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While George Floyd Rests in Power, we Remain in Power

Talimka Yordanova   Within our global community, we have recounted time and time again that what happens in one part of the world, reverberates in every corner of the world. Inevitably, undoubtedly and without compromise. What we have seen happen ...
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Launch of GCF Mini Series, our first-ever Digital Experience

Following the suspension all of global gatherings planned for 2020, the GCF has launched a fully digital agenda for the next 6-8 months. While the world comes to a halt, the Global Citizen Forum has cultivated a new way to connect, ...
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GCF Insight: Curated news for the Global Citizen

Global news. Through a global lens. Throughout the past few weeks, the vast amount of content surrounding Covid-19 has made it difficult to funnel past the noise, and find relevant and reliable information that observes the current situation through a global lens. ...
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One Pandemic. All of Humanity.

A global wakeup call.  During times of crisis, human resilience and unity are amongst the most critical needs for evolutionary survival. In 2020, the world faced one of the most pressing challenges in history: fighting what is deemed one of the most highly contagious diseases known to mankind, sweeping over 170 countries ...
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Annual Summit Postponed Amidst Covid-19 Outbreak

In response to the current global health emergency with the outbreak of the Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the Global Citizen Forum has postponed this year’s Annual Summit until further notice.   “One of the significant benefits of the Annual Summit is the unique ...
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Beyond Boundaries Davos 2020

DEFY THE LIMITS. BREAK THE BARRIERS. UNLOCK THE POTENTIAL.  We are at the cusp of a movement that reaches far beyond any boundaries. And while parts of our world call for division and separation, the Global Citizen Forum calls for collaboration, inclusivity, and openness.  THE LOCATION  Between January 20-24, 2020, the Global ...
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GCF Celebrates Culture At Grand Prix Abu Dhabi

It was a Grand weekend in Abu Dhabi. Over 1.5 billion people tune in to watch the F1 from across the globe. And with the potential to transcend borders, unite populations, and reshape identities on the basis of shared passion, F1 is one of the only global events hosted ...
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Global Citizenship Empowered at Web Summit 2019

70,000+ people. 160+ countries. One city. Today GCF led a very important dialogue on Future Societies at the #WebSummit in Lisbon, with an inspiring group of panelists including Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Siyabulela Mandela; President of Microsoft, Brad Smith; and former ...
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GCF Brings Mission to New York for UNGA week

Every September, New York City prepares its bustling streets to host one the most prominent events in the world: The United Nations General Assembly; gathering world leaders, government bodies, philanthropists, activists, and celebrities in one place to discuss the planet’s ...

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