Tens of thousands of people flocked to the Great Lawn for the next year of the festival using a star-studded lineup of world leaders, musicians and global citizens.
Dynamic performances by Beyonce, Coldplay, Ed Sheeran and Pearl Jam revved up the crowd as world leaders pledged their support to the global goals.
Leaders like first lady Michelle Obama and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and adolescent activist Malala Yousafzai gave impassioned pleas encouraging world leaders to join forces to advance educational resources for girls and women.
“No one leader would want their kid deprived of an instruction,” Yousafzai said as she called on leaders to see education as a “Basic human right.” “So why ignore the remainder of the entire world’s children?”.
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The energized festival attendees earned free tickets to the big event by finishing actions journeys, like encouraging a world leader to place clean water, sanitation and hygiene in the hands of people all over the world or tweeting to the leaders urging support for countries seriously impacted by pollution.
The concert was coincidentally timed with all the annual General Assembly meeting of world leaders at the United Nations merely a couple of miles in the concert, w other world leaders at the festival pledged their devotion to the causes.
Big Bird joined World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim to give an updated on the bank’s devotion sterilization and resources to enhance toilet use and water supply.