Actor joins Global Goals campaign to end poverty

193 world leaders will convene at the United Nations in New York on September 25, to adopt the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, which are designed to tackle the previously mentioned issues.

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson has joined the Global Goals campaign to help end poverty in  the world over the next 15 years. The actor will also be fighting against various forms of injustice and inequality as well as confront climate change.

193 world leaders will convene at the United Nations in New York on September 25, to adopt the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, which are designed to tackle the previously mentioned issues.

According to press materials released on Thursday, September 3, to accomplish these goals, they need to be made "famous" and people must "push for their full implementation." Reasons been that, "If the goals are famous – if people care about what has been promised by the politicians, it greatly increases their chance of being implemented. So today the campaign along with the UN is calling on everyone to help make the goals famous and ensure they become a reality."

Therefore, stars like Pattinson, Jennifer Lawrence, One Direction and other well-known people will, over the next seven days, reach seven billion people with news of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, so that different nations follow through and make sure their poverty rates are cut, drinking water is clean, and overall living conditions are improved.

Additionally, a number of musicians, including Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, and Pearl Jam, will converge on Central Park in New York on September 26 for the Global Citizen Festival, a concert that will also further publicize the Global Goals.

Check out the powerful video below about what was begun by the UN’s Millennium Development Goals in 2000 and what stars and civilians are striving to achieve by 2030.

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