27 June 2020

Global Goal: Unite for our Future

The ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future’ campaign launched by the European Commission and Global Citizen on 28 May will culminate in a global pledging summit and concert on Saturday 27 June.

The aim of the concert and summit is to mobilise additional funding to develop and deploy coronavirus vaccines, tests and treatments. Access to vaccines everywhere, for everyone who needs them, will enable the world to overcome this pandemic and avoid another. It will also help rebuild communities impacted by the pandemic in a fair and just way.

The concert on Saturday evening will be hosted by Dwayne Johnson and include performances by Shakira, Coldplay, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Quavo, J Balvin, Chloe x Halle, Yemi Alade, and Christine and the Queens. The concert is co-hosted by Ursula von der Leyen and will also include appearances by Chris Rock, Hugh Jackman, Kerry Washington, Charlize Theron, Forest Whitaker, David Beckham, Salma Hayek Pinault, Billy Porter, Diane Kruger, Antoni Porowski, Ken Jeong, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Olivia Colman.

The summit will start at 3pm CET hosted by von der Leyen and will include interventions by world leaders, as well as international advocates, artists and activists including Nickolaj Coster-Waldau, Miley Cyrus, Angelique Kidjo, Ken Jeong, and experts and thought leaders including Melinda Gates, Dr. Vin Gupta, NAACP President Derrick Johnson, Eddie Ndopu, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Kate Upton and Justin Verlander.

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