Michelle Obama speaks about #62MillionGirls campaign at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park.
'We've got to be a light for the world': Joe Biden, Michelle Obama and Jim Yong Kim join Beyonce and stars on stage at huge Global Citizen concert to fight world poverty
Global Citizen festival raised awareness of UN's agenda including 17 targets such as ending extreme poverty
Joe Biden spoke about giving dignity to all the world's people while Michelle Obama championed education for girls
Evening also included performances from Ed Sheeran, Beyonce, and Coldplay, and was hosted by Stephen Colbert
Vice President Joe Biden has joined celebrities such as Beyonce, Ed Sheeran and Leonardo Di Caprio in New York tonight for a festival aimed at raising awareness of global inequality.
Biden was just one of a host of speakers invited on to the stage of Global Citizen Festival which is currently taking place in Central Park.
The concert was designed to raise awareness of the UN's global goals program which aims to eradicate global poverty, fight injustice, and combat climate change, among other things.