Beyonce put her star power to good use today, lending her voice to today’s ‘World Humanitarian Day‘ festivities in NYC.
Speaking at the UN Security Council an hour or so ago, the singer/songwriter also shot the video for her latest release ‘I Was Here’ at the event, all before she donates the proceeds from the single to its cause.
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We all see the headlines and we think what can I really do to help?
World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity for all of us to work together to make a difference. This is our time to leave our mark on the world and show that we were here and we care.
Adding to her comments, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Valerie Amos said:
World Humanitarian Day celebrates Humanitarian work. I hope I hope everyone will pledge to complete at least one humanitarian action – however great or small – through www.whd-iwashere.org. Together we can create an unprecedented awareness of the plight of people affected by crises around the world.