Teneo Partners With Global Citizen on – ‘One World: Together at Home’
Teneo supporting global televised and streamed special to be hosted on April 18th, on behalf of the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund
- Prime time global event to celebrate frontline healthcare workers. Curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, broadcast will include many of the world’s leading artists including: Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna Boy, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, FINNEAS, Idris and Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, John Legend, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kerry Washington, Lang Lang, Lizzo, Maluma, Paul McCartney, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Shah Rukh Khan and Stevie Wonder
- Teneo Chairman and CEO, Declan Kelly to serve as an Executive Producer
Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, announced today the firm’s support for and role in helping to organize ‘One World: Together At Home,’ a global broadcast special hosted by international advocacy organization Global Citizen. The special event, curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga in support of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), powered by the UN Foundation, will pay tribute to frontline healthcare workers around the world as they lead the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The special will air on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PDT/8:00 p.m. EDT on several networks around the world including ABC, NBC, ViacomCBS Networks, iHeart Media and Bell Media networks and platforms in Canada. Internationally, BBC One will run the program on Sunday, April 19, 2020. Additional international broadcasters include beIN Media Group, MultiChoice and RTE. It will also stream online via Alibaba, Amazon Prime Video, Apple, Facebook, Instagram, LiveXLive, Tencent, Tencent Music Entertainment Group, TIDAL, TuneIn, Twitch, Twitter, Yahoo and YouTube.
This special event will include stories from the world's healthcare heroes battling the spread of COVID-19, messages of gratitude and appreciation from those that they have helped and segments from WHO and UN global health experts.
“As the world comes together to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, Teneo is very proud to be involved in supporting and helping to organize this incredible initiative along with so many other great partners,” said Declan Kelly, Chairman and CEO of Teneo. “We have a long-standing partnership with Global Citizen and are deeply committed to doing our part to help rally private sector support for this critical effort. I am proud to once again be partnering with my great friend, Hugh Evans, CEO of Global Citizen, in his remarkable ongoing efforts to help humanity at times of crisis, such as those the entire world is experiencing right now.”
“As we honor and support the heroic efforts of community health workers, ‘One World: Together At Home’ aims to serve as a source of unity and encouragement in the global fight to end COVID-19,” said Hugh Evans, Co-founder and CEO Global Citizen. “Through music, entertainment and impact, the global live-cast will celebrate those who risk their own health to safeguard everyone else’s. Teneo and Declan have been great partners and collaborators with Global Citizen and we are very pleased to be working closely with them once again on this vital initiative.”
Mr. Kelly, who is also a Board member of Global Citizen, will serve as an Executive Producer of the event.
Donations from supporters and corporate sponsors will go to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund to support and equip healthcare workers around the world, and to local charities that provide food and shelter to those that need it most.
Teneo and Global Citizen are also partnering on the Global Goal Live campaign (www.globalgoallive.com) which culminates on September 26th, 2020.
For more information about Global Citizen and their campaign to support the WHO’s Solidarity Response Fund, please visit globalcitizen.org and follow @GlblCtzn Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #GlobalCitizen.
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