Malala Yousafzai Receives The Elevate Prize Catalyst Award for Advocacy in Afghanistan

Malala Yousafzai Receives The Elevate Prize Catalyst Award for Advocacy in Afghanistan Sep 26, 2022

The Elevate Prize Foundation announced Malala Yousafzai as this year’s recipient of The Elevate Prize Catalyst Award in recognition of her long-standing advocacy for girls’ education, including through her work with Malala Fund, the non-profit she co-founded with her father to champion every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education. More
Sir Lewis Hamilton Backs UNHCR’s Campaign on Refugee Education

Sir Lewis Hamilton Backs UNHCR’s Campaign on Refugee Education Sep 23, 2022

Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Sir Lewis Hamilton is backing calls for all refugee children and youth to be given access to a full quality education, as a new report from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, reveals the urgent need for more international support for refugee students. More
Ashton Kutcher Partners With Peloton To Run NYC Marathon To Raise Funds To End Child Abuse

Ashton Kutcher Partners With Peloton To Run NYC Marathon To Raise Funds To End Child Abuse Sep 1, 2022

Ashton Kutcher, co-founder of THORN, is partnering with Peloton to train for the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon. More
Global Citizen Announces Lineups For 2022 Global Citizen Festivals IN NYC And Ghana

Global Citizen Announces Lineups For 2022 Global Citizen Festivals IN NYC And Ghana Aug 23, 2022

International advocacy organization Global Citizen has announced the lineups for the 10th anniversary Global Citizen Festival, taking place in New York City’s Central Park, presented by Citi and Cisco, and Black Star Square in Accra, Ghana, presented by Harith General Partners, on Saturday, September 24, 2022. More
Orlando Bloom to Receive Humanitarian Award at LMGI Awards

Orlando Bloom to Receive Humanitarian Award at LMGI Awards Aug 22, 2022

British actor Orlando Bloom, whose role as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador shed light on the plight of Ukrainian children forced to evacuate their country amid the ongoing Russian invasion, will receive the esteemed Humanitarian Award from the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) at the 9th Annual LMGI Awards. More
The Elders Stress Neutrality on Ukraine Cannot be an Option Following Kyiv Visit

The Elders Stress Neutrality on Ukraine Cannot be an Option Following Kyiv Visit Aug 18, 2022

The Elders call for increased international support for Ukraine and stress that neutrality is not a moral option in the face of continued Russian aggression. More
Citi Open Tournament To Match Andy Murray's Donation To Children In Ukraine

Citi Open Tournament To Match Andy Murray's Donation To Children In Ukraine Aug 3, 2022

Citi Open Chairman Mark D. Ein announced this weekend that his foundation and the tournament will match a pledge made earlier this year by three-time Grand Slam winner, and UNICEF Ambassador, Andy Murray to donate all his 2022 winnings to UNICEF’s effort to help children in need in Ukraine. More
Arlo Parks Becomes UNICEF UK High Profile Supporter

Arlo Parks Becomes UNICEF UK High Profile Supporter Jul 8, 2022

Double Grammy Award nominee, BRIT Awards and Mercury Prize winning musician/poet Arlo Parks has been made a UNICEF UK High Profile Supporter, elevating her support of the charity and commitment to protecting the rights of children around the world. More
Ben Stiller Calls for Equal Treatment of Refugees

Ben Stiller Calls for Equal Treatment of Refugees Jun 21, 2022

On World Refugee Day 2022, Ben Stiller, Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, called for compassion and support for all refugees around the world and those forced to flee. More
Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2022 Raises Record £15.6 Million

Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2022 Raises Record £15.6 Million Jun 20, 2022

Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2022, broadcast live and exclusively on ITV and STV last week from the London Stadium, has raised a record-breaking £15,673,728 so far for UNICEF’s vital work giving children around the world the care-free, play filled childhoods they are entitled to. More
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights to Announce the Winners of the Annual RFK Book and Journalism Awards

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights to Announce the Winners of the Annual RFK Book and Journalism Awards May 6, 2022

Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights will announce the winners of its 2022 Book and Journalism Awards on Tuesday, May 24. Harry Benson, Dan Blackburn, Doug Brinkley, John Harwood, Rory Kennedy, Michael Lewis, Jane Mayer, Ari Melber, Craig Melvin, Soledad O'Brien and John Seigenthaler are just some of the distinguished special presenters who will be announcing this year’s honorees in the live virtual ceremony that begins at 4 pm ET. Event registration is available here. More
Stars Announced For Soccer Aid 2022

Stars Announced For Soccer Aid 2022 Apr 1, 2022

UNICEF UK Ambassador Robbie Williams will sing his iconic ballad ‘Angels’ in front of 60,000 fans at Soccer Aid for UNICEF this summer – and tickets are already selling fast. More
Orlando Bloom in Moldova to Meet Refugee Children Fleeing Ukraine War

Orlando Bloom in Moldova to Meet Refugee Children Fleeing Ukraine War Mar 28, 2022

One month since the start of the war in Ukraine, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom has visited Moldova to meet children and families fleeing Ukraine as refugees. More
Celebrities Spreading Solidarity and Raising Funds for Ukraine

Celebrities Spreading Solidarity and Raising Funds for Ukraine Mar 14, 2022

While the world watches the devastating destruction of Ukraine and people from villages, towns, and cities worldwide are organizing collection points for donations, let’s have a look at the celebrities that have put their money where their mouths are, making financial contributions and launching fundraisers using their public platforms. More
The Elders Call for a Criminal Tribunal to Investigate Alleged Crime of Aggression in Ukraine

The Elders Call for a Criminal Tribunal to Investigate Alleged Crime of Aggression in Ukraine Mar 7, 2022

The Elders today call for a special criminal tribunal to investigate the alleged crime of aggression in Ukraine, and hold President Putin to account for the invasion of Ukraine’s sovereign territory. More
The Elders Deplore Putin’s Nuclear Escalation and Urge Continued NATO Restraint

The Elders Deplore Putin’s Nuclear Escalation and Urge Continued NATO Restraint Mar 1, 2022

The Elders today denounced President Vladimir Putin’s decision to place Russia’s strategic nuclear arsenal on “special alert” status as a reckless escalation of the conflict in Ukraine that underscores the existential threat posed to humanity by nuclear weapons. More
The Elders Condemn Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine as a Reckless Threat to World Peace

The Elders Condemn Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine as a Reckless Threat to World Peace Feb 25, 2022

The Elders today condemned Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as a flagrant violation of the United Nations Charter and a reckless, unjustifiable act of aggression that threatens to destabilise world peace and security. More
Stars Join American Red Cross Los Angeles Region Storytelling Event

Stars Join American Red Cross Los Angeles Region Storytelling Event Feb 24, 2022

Jane Seymour (“Live and Let Die”) and Chris Meloni (“Law & Order: Organized Crime”) will lead the lineup of Hollywood celebrities taking the virtual stage for the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region storytelling event on Thursday, March 3. More
The Elders Warn Civilians Will Pay the Price if Diplomacy Fails in Ukraine Crisis

The Elders Warn Civilians Will Pay the Price if Diplomacy Fails in Ukraine Crisis Jan 26, 2022

The Elders today warned that innocent civilians will pay the price for political failure if the current tensions over Ukraine continue to escalate, and urged all parties to work in good faith for a peaceful solution through dialogue. More
UNICEF Ambassadors, Supporters and World Leaders Commemorate 75 years of UNICEF

UNICEF Ambassadors, Supporters and World Leaders Commemorate 75 years of UNICEF Dec 22, 2021

Presidents, government ministers, senior United Nations leadership, UNICEF Ambassadors, partners, and children and young people gathered at events around the world to commemorate UNICEF’s 75th anniversary last week. More
Stars Attend UNICEF Blue Moon Gala

Stars Attend UNICEF Blue Moon Gala Dec 13, 2021

Stars of stage and screen joined more than 200 special guests at the UK Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK) inaugural Blue Moon Gala on Wednesday night, which took place at Outernet London. More
The Elders Call on African Leaders to Push for Urgent Ceasefire in Ethiopia

The Elders Call on African Leaders to Push for Urgent Ceasefire in Ethiopia Dec 3, 2021

The Elders today urged African leaders to intervene to stop the conflict in Ethiopia escalating into a regional crisis and an even worse humanitarian disaster. More
The Elders Deplore Dereliction of Leadership at COP26

The Elders Deplore Dereliction of Leadership at COP26 Nov 22, 2021

Following the conclusion of COP26 in Glasgow, The Elders express their deep disappointment that world leaders have not yet had the courage to head off the worst impacts of the climate crisis. More
Millie Bobby Brown Calls For Children Not To Give Up On Adults

Millie Bobby Brown Calls For Children Not To Give Up On Adults Nov 19, 2021

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Millie Bobby Brown, is featured in a new video to raise children’s voices ahead of World Children’s Day on 20th November. More
Stars To Celebrate 75 Years Of UNICEF

Stars To Celebrate 75 Years Of UNICEF Oct 20, 2021

On Giving Tuesday, UNICEF USA will host UNICEF at 75 events in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Washington DC. More
UNICEF USA Announces NBA Champion Jeremy Lin as Newest Ambassador

UNICEF USA Announces NBA Champion Jeremy Lin as Newest Ambassador Oct 19, 2021

UNICEF USA has appointed professional basketball player Jeremy Lin as the newest UNICEF Ambassador. More
UNICEF and BTS Celebrate Success of LOVE MYSELF campaign

UNICEF and BTS Celebrate Success of LOVE MYSELF campaign Oct 14, 2021

UNICEF, record label BIGHIT MUSIC, and the 21st century pop icons BTS are marking the groundbreaking success of the LOVE MYSELF campaign this week, with the campaign reaching almost every country in the world with positive messages of self-love and self-care. More
Women's Rights Organization Equality Now to Host Virtual Global Gala

Women's Rights Organization Equality Now to Host Virtual Global Gala Oct 11, 2021

International women’s rights organization Equality Now is hosting its annual Make Equality Reality Gala on October 12, 2021 at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT. More
Stevie Wonder to Headline Global Citizen Live in Los Angeles with Adam Lambert and More

Stevie Wonder to Headline Global Citizen Live in Los Angeles with Adam Lambert and More Sep 16, 2021

International advocacy organization, Global Citizen has announced the expansion of Global Citizen Live to include Los Angeles and London with an outdoor event in L.A., which is presented by Verizon, and headlined by Stevie Wonder with Adam Lambert, Chloe x Halle, Demi Lovato, H.E.R., ONEREPUBLIC, Ozuna, The Lumineers and 5 Seconds of Summer at The Greek Theatre on September 25, 2021. More
Julian Lennon Receives an International Award for Work in Literacy

Julian Lennon Receives an International Award for Work in Literacy Sep 8, 2021

Julian Lennon will receive a global award today, on International Literacy Day, (September 8) for his outstanding contribution to literacy. More