United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Inaugural Global Goals Gala: A Night for Change

UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors Connie Britton, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Michelle Yeoh to Attend, Hosted by Padma Lakshmi, Special Performance by Bob Weir


WHAT: Join UNDP for an evening featuring celebrity advocates, global partners and musical performances to celebrate 50 years of progress towards ending poverty and inequality forever. Serving on the host committee for the UN agency’s first ever gala fundraiser are celebrated figures in business, entertainment and even royalty. Throughout the event, guests will have a unique opportunity to experience what UNDP does to improve people’s lives across the world and help countries achieve the newly launched 17 Global Goals agreed by world leaders to eliminate poverty and protect the planet. The evening will feature a red carpet, cocktail hour, dinner, program and special performance by Bob Weir.

WHO: Connie Britton, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Michelle Yeoh, Alex Moffat, Bob Weir, Padma Lakshmi, Helen Elizabeth Clark PC ONZ (Administrator of the UNDP), Nimrod Koren and more.

WHEN: Monday, December 5, 2016

WHERE: Phillips, 450 Park Avenue, NYC

MORE: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, works in nearly 170 countries to eliminate poverty and has helped improve the lives of billions of people.  We partner with governments, communities, businesses, and individuals to create a world where all people prosper and the planet is protected from harm. UNDP has teamed up with nations across the globe to help them achieve the 17 new Global Goals to end poverty, reduce inequality, and tackle the effects of climate change by 2030.

Follow UNDP on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @UNDP. For more, visit www.undpgala.org.

Media Contacts:

Lauren Peteroy / lauren.peteroy@bwr-pr.com / B|W|R Public Relations

Steven Wilson/ steven.wilson@bwr-pr.com / B|W|R Public Relations

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