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MSNBC Partners with Global Citizen for Sept. 23 Festival in NYC

08/01/17 07:00AM

For the fourth consecutive year, MSNBC and Comcast NBCUniversal is the proud media partner of the Global Citizen Festival, which raises awareness of Global Citizen’s overarching goal – to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Stevie Wonder, Green Day, The Killers, The Lumineers and The Chainsmokers will show their support by performing at the... read more

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Op-Ed: Why Global Citizen is challenging the refugee ban

02/02/17 03:09PM

Comcast-NBCUniversal and MSNBC are the premiere media partner of Global Citizen. Global Citizen is a non-partisan organization dedicated to ending extreme poverty worldwide. Hugh Evans is the co-founder and CEO. The following is an opinion piece by Mr. Evans.It appears President Trump is enraged that the Prime Minister of Australia, my country... read more

The 6 year-old making compassion go viral

The 6 year-old making compassion go viral

09/24/16 09:15PM

6 year-old Alex wrote to President Obama saying he would happily welcome injured Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh into his home. Watch him take the stage at the Global Citizen Festival. watch

An education call to action

An education call to action

09/24/16 07:24PM

Salma Hayek, Hugh Jackman, Chelsea Handler and Dr. David Nabarro discuss how people can help keep education a priority worldwide. watch

Why energy is a human rights issue

Why energy is a human rights issue

09/24/16 07:14PM

Hugh Jackman, Michele Sullivan, Tana Utley and Dr. Nathalie Colas discuss the issue of energy poverty, and what the Caterpillar Foundation is doing to bring energy solutions to the developing world. watch

The need for clean toilets, drinking water

The need for clean toilets, drinking water

09/24/16 06:07PM

Actress Rachel Brosnahan and Burt Koenders, the Netherlands Prime Minister of Foreign Affairs join Willie Geist to discuss the water and sanitation crisis impacting parts of the world. watch

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