WHAT IT IS: Last month, Global Citizen and The European Commission announced the Global Goal: Unite for Our Future campaign and pledging summit to coordinate the development of COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines and ensure equitable access to everyone, everywhere. The campaign aims to combat the disproportionate impact that COVID-19 has on marginalized communities – including people of colour, those living in extreme poverty, and others facing discrimination.
The 2-hour virtual broadcast will feature musical performances and special appearances while celebrating innovators, scientists, health workers, activists and organizations working to develop and distribute COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines to everyone, everywhere who needs them.
WHO’S IN IT:
Hosted by Dwayne Johnson Global Goal: Unite for our Future—The Concert will 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.
Co-Hosted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, the concert will also feature appearances by Chris Rock, Hugh Jackman, Kerry Washington, Charlize Theron, Forest Whitaker, David Beckham, Derrick Johnson, Salma Hayek Pinault, Billy Porter, Diane Kruger, Antoni Porowski, Ken Jeong, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olivia Colman, and Opal Tometi.
WHEN & HOW YOU CAN WATCH IT:
The 2-hour concert will follow the international pledging summit on Saturday, June 27 at 8/9mt on CTV, CTV.ca, CTV App, and everywhere CTV content can be found. Following the broadcast, the special will become available on-demand on CTV.ca, CTV App, and anywhere CTV content can be streamed.