Emmy-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown was announced as UNICEF’s youngest-ever Goodwill Ambassador on World Children’s Day in 2018.
Why is Millie Bobby Brown a Goodwill Ambassador?
In her role as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, the British star of Stranger Things will use her global platform to help raise awareness of children’s rights and issues affecting youth, such as lack of education, safe places to play and learn, and the impact of violence, bullying and poverty.
Who is the youngest ambassador?
In November of 1982 Samantha Smith, a 10-year-old girl from Manchester, Me., wrote to Soviet leader Yuri Andropov to ask if he was going to wage a nuclear war against the U.S. The following July she toured the USSR at his invitation and as a result, became known as America’s youngest goodwill ambassador.
Who is goodwill ambassador?
Current WHO goodwill ambassadors
Do UNICEF ambassadors get paid?
Our Ambassadors support UNICEF in a voluntary capacity, receiving no fee for their time and commitment. “They contribute greatly to UNICEF’s work for children.”
What qualifications do you need to become an ambassador?
No formal qualifications are required but ambassadors do need to be able to speak the language of the country they work in. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) provides training and has just reopened its excellent language centre.
Who is brand ambassador?
A brand ambassador, also known as a brand representative, brand influencer or corporate ambassador, is a person enlisted by a company to represent their products and create and maintain a brand identity.
How do celebrities help UNICEF?
As the first to instill an Ambassador Program with the appointment of celebrated actor Danny Kaye in 1954, UNICEF’s Ambassadors have played a critical role in raising awareness of the needs for children, and have continued to use their talent and fame to fundraise, advocate, and educate on behalf of UNICEF.