International advocacy organisation, Global Citizen is a free-ticketed event that will be held on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
The December event is the culmination of Global Citizen’s Mandela 100 campaign in partnership with the House of Mandela; a series of global events honouring the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in his centenary year.
Tickets for the Global Citizen concert are not for sale and are acquired through charitable acts.
Activists and music fans can begin to earn their free tickets starting on August 21and can sign up today at www.globalcitizen.org.za, demanding world leaders make major investments to end extreme poverty and take a stand for women and girls.
The “Mandela 100” campaign seeks to mobilise $1 billion in new commitments for the world’s poorest, with $500 million set to impact the lives of 20 million women and girls worldwide.
These investments will be aimed at ending hunger and increasing access to good nutrition, ending neglected tropical diseases, reducing HIV/Aids transmission rates, ensuring every child receives a quality education, levelling the law by reforming and repealing sexist laws, providing funding for women’s health and family planning, and ensuring access to clean water and safe sanitation worldwide.