Ivorian musician A’salfo to become UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

A celebrated Ivorian musician, A’salfo, is to become a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador in recognition of his promotion of youth empowerment and social justice, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced today.

Prestigious Berliner Philharmoniker signs on to promote UNICEF

The Berliner Philharmoniker today joined the roster of advocates lending their prestige and prominence to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Serbian tennis aces appointed national ambassadors for UNICEF

Two of the rising stars of women’s tennis, Serbia’s Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic, have been appointed national ambassadors for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to help promote the rights of children and young people in their homeland.

Basketball star, fashion designer named new UNICEF goodwill ambassadors

Three-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion Manu Ginobili of Argentina and South African fashion designer Gavin Rajah have been appointed by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) as goodwill ambassadors to help protect and promote child rights.

Award-winning singer Sheryl Crow supports UN food agency

Sheryl Crow, a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter from the United States, is throwing her support behind the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) after watching its Ambassador, actress Drew Barrymore, discuss child hunger, the agency said today.

Actress Nicole Kidman becomes Goodwill Ambassador for UN women’s agency

Award-winning screen actress Nicole Kidman was today named as a Goodwill Ambassador to for the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), which she pledged to support through travels to devastated countries where its projects are carried out.

Lebanese musician and writer named UN ‘artist for peace’

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) cultural agency is set to appoint Lebanese musician and writer Marcel Khalifé one of its artists for peace, saying his original musical compositions make him a “cultural ambassador”.

Chinese piano virtuoso Lang named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Hailed around the world as perhaps the most exciting keyboard talent to come along in years, Chinese pianist Lang Lang today joined the ranks of Goodwill Ambassadors who travel the world advocating human rights and a better life on behalf of youngsters and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

Award-winning musician Shakira joins UNICEF's goodwill ambassadors

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Shakira has joined the bevy of celebrity goodwill ambassadors willing to use their worldwide fame to benefit children and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the world's largest advocacy organization for youngsters said today.

Ronaldo set to make return to soccer pitch as Goodwill Ambassador for UNDP

Football superstar Ronaldo will make his return to competitive soccer in his role as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in an upcoming match in Milan dedicated to fighting poverty.