Global Citizen NOW NYC 2024

Uniting voices, igniting change

  • Date
    01.05.24 > 02.05.24
  • Time
    08:00 am > 08:00 pm UTC-04:00
  • Location
    New York, United States
  • Registration

The pivotal event, hosted by Global Citizen, will be held on May 1st and 2nd, 2024, at Spring Studios in New York City, United States.

Global Citizen NOW unites leading intellects, influential leaders, and prominent figures from the entertainment industry to craft a worldwide agenda for urgent intervention.

About the Summit

This summit goes beyond mere discussion of the planet’s most pressing issues; it’s a call to action to resolve them.

During Global Citizen NOW sessions, participants, attendees, and citizens worldwide will receive clear directives on promptly addressing critical issues like climate change, the global food crisis, gender inequality, and safeguarding civic freedoms. The agenda includes significant policy announcements, intimate dialogues with acclaimed artists, and engagements with corporate and global leaders.

CGIAR Participation

Deputy Executive Managing Director of CGIAR,  Guillaume Grosso, will participate as a panelist in three different events on May 2 during the event at Spring Studios, NYC:

  • 07:30–08:45: From Assistance to Solidarity: Opportunities for Advocacy in 2024 (Side Event)
  • 13:00–14:00: Food for Thought: A Recipe for Financing a Sustainable Food Secure Future (Side Event)
  • 14:50–18:00: The Path to Ending World Hunger (Fireside Chat)

These conversations will delve into the vital role of CGIAR in advancing global food security, the imperative for increased investments, particularly in agriculture research, and how such investments can empower smallholder farmers and catalyze innovation crucial for adaptation in agriculture. For more details, please check back.