UNICEF Appoints Yara as Regional Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa

UNICEF Appoints Yara as Regional Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa Jan 14, 2021

UNICEF has appointed the singer Yara Regional Ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa. More
Kat Graham Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Kat Graham Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Dec 22, 2020

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has announced the appointment of Swiss-born American actress, singer and human rights activist Kat Graham as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. More
Stars and More Honored At 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards

Stars and More Honored At 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards Dec 21, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen on Saturday, December 19, honored the winners of the 2020 Global Citizen Prize. More
Neil Gaiman and Guillermo de Toro Share IMDb Films of Hope Watchlists to Support Communities Affected by Covid-19

Neil Gaiman and Guillermo de Toro Share IMDb Films of Hope Watchlists to Support Communities Affected by Covid-19 Dec 18, 2020

Neil Gaiman, renowned author and Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has joined filmmaker Guillermo del Toro to release their top six favourite ‘Films of Hope’ to help movie fans stay hopeful and inspired during lockdown and the festive season. More
Stars to be Recognized at the 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards

Stars to be Recognized at the 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards Dec 16, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced the winners of the 2020 Global Citizen Prize. More
Prepare, Prioritise, Promote: The Elders’ three pillars for public health after COVID-19

Prepare, Prioritise, Promote: The Elders’ three pillars for public health after COVID-19 Dec 16, 2020

The Elders this week launched a new report, “Building Back Better for Universal Health”, setting out three key pillars to inform the leadership needed from governments and policymakers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic at a national and global level: More
John Legend To Host Star-Studded Global Citizen Prize Awards

John Legend To Host Star-Studded Global Citizen Prize Awards Dec 14, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen has announced that Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, and Tori Kelly will perform at the Global Citizen Prize award special on December 19, 2020, with appearances by John Oliver, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Priyanka Chopra Jonas. More
Oxfam Kicks Off Regift Revolution, With Support From Artists, Musicians and Celebs

Oxfam Kicks Off Regift Revolution, With Support From Artists, Musicians and Celebs Dec 14, 2020

This holiday season Oxfam and friends are shopping differently and encouraging everyone to be kind to our planet, and our wallets, by regifting. More
Equality Now Raises Over $380,000 In First Ever Virtual Global Gala

Equality Now Raises Over $380,000 In First Ever Virtual Global Gala Dec 10, 2020

Last week, Equality Now hosted its Make Equality Reality Gala virtually for the first time – and raised over $380,000 and counting to continue their fight for justice for women and girls worldwide. More
Neil Gaiman Launches New Crowdsourced Animated Film To Help Syrian Refugees

Neil Gaiman Launches New Crowdsourced Animated Film To Help Syrian Refugees Dec 8, 2020

Neil Gaiman – celebrated author and Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency – has joined forces with hundreds of fans and artists to release a new animated version of his poem What You Need To Be Warm. More
Equality Now To Host First Ever Virtual Global Gala On December 3rd

Equality Now To Host First Ever Virtual Global Gala On December 3rd Nov 30, 2020

Equality Now announced today that for the first time ever, its annual Make Equality Reality Gala will go virtual! More
Presidents, Prime Ministers, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors Celebrate World Children’s Day

Presidents, Prime Ministers, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors Celebrate World Children’s Day Nov 30, 2020

Stars and leaders around the world joined children and young people to reimagine a better post-pandemic world on UNICEF's annual World Children’s Day. More
Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon Reveal Their Films of Hope for UNHCR

Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon Reveal Their Films of Hope for UNHCR Nov 25, 2020

Movie lovers need to look no further for inspiration in these uncertain times as actress and UNHCR Ambassador Kristin Davis along with Sex and the City co-star and activist Cynthia Nixon release their personal film Watchlist today in a new video series from IMDb and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency called ‘Films of Hope’. More
The Red Cross and Martina McBride Urge Americans to Give Comfort Through Blood Donation

The Red Cross and Martina McBride Urge Americans to Give Comfort Through Blood Donation Nov 19, 2020

The American Red Cross and country music star Martina McBride have joined together this holiday season to remind folks to take care of one another, sharing comfort and joy with hospitals patients through the gift of blood donation. More
Children and Young People Join UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors in Conversations for World Children’s Day

Children and Young People Join UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors in Conversations for World Children’s Day Nov 18, 2020

Children and young people from around the world will join UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors Ishmael Beah, David Beckham, Orlando Bloom, Millie Bobby Brown and Priyanka Chopra Jonas for virtual conversations in celebration of World Children’s Day. More
The Elders Hope For A Sea-Change In US Engagement On Global Challenges

The Elders Hope For A Sea-Change In US Engagement On Global Challenges Nov 10, 2020

The Elders congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their election victory. More
Your Chance To Get Lunch With Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Los Angeles

Your Chance To Get Lunch With Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Los Angeles Nov 6, 2020

Here’s your chance to win lunch with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Los Angeles – and all you have to do to enter is donate to charity. More
Sofia Carson Named As Newest UNICEF Ambassador

Sofia Carson Named As Newest UNICEF Ambassador Oct 29, 2020

UNICEF USA has appointed actor, singer and activist Sofia Carson as the newest UNICEF Ambassador. More
Jo Frost Becomes Ambassador for United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life Campaign

Jo Frost Becomes Ambassador for United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life Campaign Sep 24, 2020

The United Nations Foundation's Shot@Life campaign announces Jo Frost, global parenting expert and best-selling author, as an official ambassador to the campaign which works to give all the world’s children access to lifesaving vaccines. More
Soccer Aid 2020 Raises £11.5 Million

Soccer Aid 2020 Raises £11.5 Million Sep 7, 2020

Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2020 has, thanks to the generosity of ITV viewers, raised a record £11,552,577 – the most the match has ever raised in the history of the show, which was broadcast exclusively live on ITV and STV. More
Olivia Colman Named As UNICEF UK's New President

Olivia Colman Named As UNICEF UK's New President Sep 4, 2020

UNICEF UK is delighted to announce that Olivia Colman CBE has been appointed as its new President. More
Soccer Aid Returns For 2020

Soccer Aid Returns For 2020 Aug 17, 2020

Soccer Aid for UNICEF has announced the first set of players who will take part in September’s behind-closed-doors game at Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United. More
Ed Harris, Clancy Brown and More Fight Racism Through TEARS: The Event Against Racism & Stereotyping

Ed Harris, Clancy Brown and More Fight Racism Through TEARS: The Event Against Racism & Stereotyping Aug 17, 2020

The Man/Kind Project, Inc., a non-profit organization whose mission is to fight racism and intolerance by uniting cultures through awareness and empathy, is set to present TEARS: THE EVENT AGAINST RACISM & STEREOTYPING, a Global Online Event unifying our voices in the spirit of empathy, tolerance and understanding. More
Young Celebrities Want You to Know The World Is In Your Hands

Young Celebrities Want You to Know The World Is In Your Hands Aug 14, 2020

Los Angeles, California; August 12, 2020 – We are all born free and equal in dignity and rights. To increase global awareness of the first two articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Office teamed up with The Krim Group and renowned photographer Justin Wu to relaunch the “World is in Our Hands” initiative in support of OHCHR's #StandUp4HumanRights campaign. More
New COVID-19 Justice Fund Targets $1 million for Grassroots Groups

New COVID-19 Justice Fund Targets $1 million for Grassroots Groups Jul 22, 2020

On the heels of Mandela Day, global leaders and civil society groups are proud to launch the COVID-19 Grassroots Justice Fund to help marginalised and oppressed communities protect their rights during the pandemic and ensure equitable recovery. More
Marley Family Releases Reimagined One Love Worldwide in Support of UNICEF

Marley Family Releases Reimagined One Love Worldwide in Support of UNICEF Jul 21, 2020

Members of the Marley family, including Stephen, Cedella, and Skip Marley, have launched a reimagined version of the late Bob Marley's iconic anthem One Love to support UNICEF's work for children affected by COVID-19. More
Marley Family to Reimagine Bob Marley’s One Love in Support of UNICEF

Marley Family to Reimagine Bob Marley’s One Love in Support of UNICEF Jul 13, 2020

Members of the Marley family will reimagine the late Bob Marley's iconic anthem One Love to support UNICEF's work to reimagine a fairer, more just world for children whose lives have been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. More
Red Cross Joins Forces with WONDER WOMAN 1984 to Save the Day for Patients in Need

Red Cross Joins Forces with WONDER WOMAN 1984 to Save the Day for Patients in Need Jul 7, 2020

This July, the American Red Cross and WONDER WOMAN 1984 are joining forces to save the day for patients in need of lifesaving blood transfusions. More
Pharrell Williams And Ellen DeGeneres Join Global Citizen And Others To Launch Juneteenth Pledge

Pharrell Williams And Ellen DeGeneres Join Global Citizen And Others To Launch Juneteenth Pledge Jul 2, 2020

Pharrell Williams, Ellen DeGeneres, Kenya Barris, Van Jones, international advocacy organization Global Citizen, and the global CEO advisory firm Teneo, have announced the launch of THE JUNETEENTH PLEDGE, a global effort to rally the private sector to ensure that Juneteenth becomes a paid holiday in the United States. More
The Elders Urge a Revival of Multilateralism on UN’s Anniversary to Reshape the World After COVID-19

The Elders Urge a Revival of Multilateralism on UN’s Anniversary to Reshape the World After COVID-19 Jul 1, 2020

The Elders today called on world leaders to recommit to the values of the UN Charter and strengthen the effectiveness of the multilateral system as the best way of overcoming existential threats like pandemics, climate change and nuclear proliferation. More