(Paris) Lenny Kravitz, Billie Eilish or even Ben Harper will perform on June 22 in Paris during a charity concert for the climate and against poverty, on the sidelines of an international summit organized at the initiative of the Élysée, the NGO Global Citizen announced on Tuesday.

Artists H.E.R., Jon Batiste, Finneas and Mosimann will also take part in the free festivities planned at the Champ de Mars, which in 2021 had already hosted a slew of stars under the aegis of the philanthropic organization, including Elton John.

Entitled Power Our Planet: Live in Paris, the event will highlight the summit for a “new global financial pact”, organized on June 21 and 22 in the capital at the initiative of President Macron, with the aim of reforming the system. international financial institution to face the climate challenge.

Paris had floated the idea for the summit in the fall at COP27 in Egypt with Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley—whose island is on the frontline of climate change threats—who co-chairs the campaign ” Power our planet” from Global Citizen.

Through this campaign, the NGO hopes for “a strong presence and commitments” in Paris from new World Bank President Ajay Banga, US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and G20 nations.

It calls for “step change” to enable poor and developing countries to access “the financing they urgently need to accelerate their transition to clean energy, build their resilience to natural disasters and meet their needs.” most pressing”.

“There will be no climate transition on a global scale if we do not fight for more justice and equity”, warns Emmanuel Macron, quoted in the press release.

“The next generations are inheriting a planet devastated by climate change,” laments Lenny Kravitz, calling for “change things”.

Co-founded in 2008 by Australian Hugh Evans, Global Citizen, headquartered in New York, has held the Global Citizen Festival every year since 2012 on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, handing out free tickets to people pledging to mobilize against poverty.

Produced by Live Nation, the Parisian concert in June will be broadcast online.