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Earth Day 2022: GCF Partners with Sadhguru To Save Soil

As one of our generations most notable names in spirituality with over 1 billion views on YouTube and a dedicated global following — yogi, mystic and visionary, Sadhguru has become one of the most influential people of our time. Over ...
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Global Citizen Forum Launches Fundraiser with UNHCR

Hosts an important evening in partnership with the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR to provide immediate support to the current humanitarian crisis around Ukraine. In partnership with UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency, the Global Citizen Forum launched United for the Ukraine ...
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GCF Partners with the World Government Summit 2022

Amplifies the impact of its Governance pillar with the promise of new horizons for the future of global citizenship.  Dubai, United Arab Emirates — Through powerful conversations on climate change, the migration and refugee crisis, and becoming more responsive to ...
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What if the United Effort to Welcome Refugees was the Norm?

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has triggered an unprecedented wave of displaced people across Europe in what’s been called the fastest-growing refugee crisis on the continent since World War II.   Over 2 million refugees, most of whom are women ...
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5 Ways You Can Help Ukrainian Refugees and Show Solidarity

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has displaced over 2 million people so far, with the vast majority finding safety in Poland, followed by Hungary, Slovakia, Moldova, Romania and various European countries. In total, the UN now estimates that 18 million Ukrainians ...
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Three Women Who Are Changing The Way We See Refugees

In honour of International Women’s Day, we spotlight three inspiring women who fought for fundamental human rights as refugees and stateless individuals. Now, they’re using their voices to ensure change. Each year on March 8, International Women’s Day celebrates the ...
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Global Citizen Forum Partners With Sadhguru to Save Soil

Launches a powerful new series of webinars with global leaders and notable figures to help spread the message to across 3.5 billion people worldwide. Global Citizen Forum has announced an important partnership with Conscious Planet and the Isha Foundation, led ...
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Europe Opens its Borders to Ukrainian Refugees

Global leaders open borders and announce their support, as millions of Ukrainian refugees flee Russia’s full-scale aggression. February 25, 2022 — Humanity is faced with the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since the Second World War, as ...
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Olympic Swimmer Yusra Mardini: ‘We have to open our minds and hearts to refugees’

Yusra Mardini is not your average 23-year-old. She’s an Olympic swimmer, author and a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. She’s also a Syrian refugee. Born in 1998, Mardini grew up in an active family – her mother, physiotherapist, and her father, a ...
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The Rise of Dual Citizenship: Who Are These Multi-Local Global Citizens

More people than ever are exploring the lifestyle, identity and inherent benefits of multiple citizenships. We explore this developing global trend, and what it might mean for the future. In our interconnected world, the notions of home, identity and citizenship ...

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