List_of_UNICEF_Goodwill_Ambassadors

List of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors

This is a list of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors, who work on behalf of the United Nations Children's Fund.

History and purpose of the role

Danny Kaye was the first to hold the position, with the title of Ambassador-at-Large granted in 1954. Other celebrities have followed, acting as international, regional or national ambassadors, depending on their profile, interests, and desired level of responsibility. The goal of the program is to allow celebrities with a demonstrated interest in UNICEF issues to use their fame to draw attention to important issues. This may take the form of public appearances and talks, visits to troubled regions, which draw attention from the media, and use of their political access to advocate UNICEF causes.

International ambassadors

In order of appointment:

Past ambassadors

Regional ambassadors

National ambassadors

Argentina

Armenia

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Canada

Chile

Colombia

Côte d'Ivoire

Croatia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Ethiopia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hong Kong (SAR)

Hungary

India

Indonesia

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Kenya

Kuwait

Macedonia

Malaysia

Mexico

Mongolia

Montenegro

Morocco

Namibia

Netherlands

New Zealand

Nigeria

Norway

Oman

Panama

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Russia

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

South Africa

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Thailand

Turkey

Ukraine

United Kingdom

United States

Uruguay

Vietnam

See also

References

External links

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