Goodwill

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.

Education advocate Sunny Varkey named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is set to name philanthropist, educator and entrepreneur Sunny Varkey as a Goodwill Ambassador for Education Partnerships.

World’s top tennis player tapped by UN to promote child rights in native Serbia

Tennis ace Novak Djokovic, currently ranked number one in the world, will serve as a National Ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in his native Serbia, where he will promote children’s rights and access to early childhood education.

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.

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.

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.

UN, Discovery Channel launch awareness campaign in Latin America, Iberian Peninsula

The United Nations today announced that its has teamed with the Discovery Channel to launch a special television campaign throughout Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula aimed at increasing awareness about important global issues with the help of five international celebrities serving as UN Goodwill Ambassadors.