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Hugh Jackman and Coldplay’s Chris Martin to co-chair 2023 Global Citizen NOW summit


Actor Hugh Jackman and Coldplay’s Chris Martin were announced as co-chairs for the Global Citizen Now thought leadership summit, taking place in New York City on April 27-28.  Organizers tweeted the event will feature appearances by “the biggest names in music, entertainment, philanthropy, public policy, climate activism and the corporate sector.” Among those confirmed to take part are Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission; Mia Mottley, prime minister of Barbados; Nana Akufo-Addo, president of Ghana; and Erna Solberg, former prime minister of Norway.

A press release reads that the two-day program is “focused on turning ideas into impact and driving urgent action to end extreme poverty NOW … convening the brightest minds and leading voices across all spheres of society, from world leaders to grassroots activists, Global Citizen NOW showcases the power of cross-sector collaboration to solve the most urgent issues facing humanity and our planet.”

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