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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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).
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.
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.