Global Goal: Unite For Our Future Is A Massive Success

Global Goal: Unite For Our Future Is A Massive Success Jun 30, 2020

International advocacy organization Global Citizen and the European Commission (EC) hosted Global Goal: Unite for Our Future – The Summit and The Concert over the weekend, as part of a global campaign to coordinate the development of COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines, and to ensure equitable access to everyone, everywhere. More
UNICEF USA Takes Audiences Around The World In Upcoming COVID-19 Virtual Special

UNICEF USA Takes Audiences Around The World In Upcoming COVID-19 Virtual Special May 7, 2020

UNICEF USA will host their first ever streaming event on Saturday, May 9th at 8pm ET. “UNICEF Won’t Stop” will highlight UNICEF’s COVID-19 response, frontline workers and experts and the children UNICEF serves. More
World’s Most Defiantly Joyful Song Rereleased By UNICEF

World’s Most Defiantly Joyful Song Rereleased By UNICEF Apr 28, 2020

Once called the “world’s most defiantly joyful song”, Miriam Makeba’s ‘Pata Pata’ has been rerecorded by UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo, to spread information and hope in a time of Coronavirus. More
Celebrities and Musicians Join EARTH DAY LIVE to Spur Climate Action

Celebrities and Musicians Join EARTH DAY LIVE to Spur Climate Action Apr 21, 2020

Starting on April 22nd, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, celebrities will join activists, politicians, and artists for Earth Day Live, a three-day live stream and online mobilization led by youth climate leaders. More
Angélique Kidjo And Benin's Music Stars Say NO To Child Marriage

Angélique Kidjo And Benin's Music Stars Say NO To Child Marriage Jul 24, 2017

UNICEF international Goodwill Ambassador, Angélique Kidjo and UNICEF Benin national Goodwill Ambassador Zeynab Abib, along with seven of Benin’s greatest artists have joined forces to create a song calling on the population to say NO to child marriage, as part of the national Zero Tolerance Campaign against child marriage. More
Angelique Kidjo Meets Syrian And Lebanese Youth In Refugee Settlements

Angelique Kidjo Meets Syrian And Lebanese Youth In Refugee Settlements Jul 20, 2017

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and three time Grammy Award winner, Angelique Kidjo, met with Syrian and Lebanese youth in refugee settlements in Lebanon to mark World Youth Skills Day on Saturday 15 July. More
Stars Attend UNICEF's 70th Anniversary Event

Stars Attend UNICEF's 70th Anniversary Event Dec 14, 2016

Ishmael Beah, David Beckham, Orlando Bloom, Millie Bobby Brown, Jackie Chan, Priyanka Chopra, Angelique Kidjo and Femi Kuti attend UNICEF's 70th anniversary event and call for a fair chance for every child. More
Global Goals Awards Honor Champions For Women's And Girls' Rights

Global Goals Awards Honor Champions For Women's And Girls' Rights Sep 26, 2016

The first annual UNICEF Global Goals Awards last week honoured a lawyer who fights against child marriage in Tanzania, a Syrian teen and Olympic swimmer who saved fellow refugees from drowning, and an organization that brings health care to vulnerable girls and women in Pakistan. More
Bertrand Piccard Named UN Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador

Bertrand Piccard Named UN Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador Dec 14, 2015

The first man to complete a non-stop balloon flight around the world and the visionary behind the only airplane capable of flying day and night without a drop of fuel, Switzerland’s Bertrand Piccard was designated last week the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Goodwill Ambassador. More
UNICEF Celebrity Ambassadors Launch Fight Unfair Campaign

UNICEF Celebrity Ambassadors Launch Fight Unfair Campaign Nov 23, 2015

A team of UNICEF Ambassadors are raising their voices or activating their social media networks to help spur action for the world’s most vulnerable children as part of the agency’s Fight Unfair campaign. More
Kristen Bell Named Celebrity Ambassador For Polio Eradication

Kristen Bell Named Celebrity Ambassador For Polio Eradication Oct 9, 2015

Kristen Bell is the newest face to join Rotary’s ‘This Close’ public awareness campaign for polio eradication. More
Shakira And Angélique Kidjo Support A New Development Era For Children

Shakira And Angélique Kidjo Support A New Development Era For Children Sep 28, 2015

Shakira and Angélique Kidjo celebrated the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals last week with powerful performances before an audience at the United Nations General Assembly that included over 130 heads of state and government. More
Katy Perry And Sting To Perform At David Lynch Foundation's Change Begins Within Event

Katy Perry And Sting To Perform At David Lynch Foundation's Change Begins Within Event Sep 23, 2015

The David Lynch Foundation (DLF) is pleased to announce Change Begins Within, a benefit concert presented by Citi on November 4, 2015, at Carnegie Hall. More
Stars Celebrate UNHCR Nansen Award Winner

Stars Celebrate UNHCR Nansen Award Winner Sep 17, 2015

Afghan refugee teacher Aqeela Asifi, who has dedicated her life to bringing education to refugee girls in Pakistan, has won the 2015 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award. More
Paul McCartney Joins Star-Studded Love Song To The Earth

Paul McCartney Joins Star-Studded Love Song To The Earth Sep 7, 2015

Internationally renowned artists have released a song urging world leaders to reach a global agreement during the United Nations climate conference in December to limit the impacts of climate change. More
Stars Sign Open Letter To German Chancellor And South Africa's Minister Of Health

Stars Sign Open Letter To German Chancellor And South Africa's Minister Of Health Mar 10, 2015

Some of the world’s most prominent and credible female voices – including Beyonce, Meryl Streep, Lady Gaga, Sheryl Sandberg, Charlize Theron, and Angelique Kidjo – have joined a group of business leaders, artists, and activists to join the ONE Campaign in sending a message to two people who hold very influential positions this year: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and South Africa’s Minister of Health Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. More
More Leading Voices Join UNHCR #IBelong Campaign To End Statelessness

More Leading Voices Join UNHCR #IBelong Campaign To End Statelessness Mar 9, 2015

This international women’s day, the UN refugee agency wants to remind the world that women in 27 countries are still not allowed to pass their nationality on to their children on an equal basis with men, creating a cruel cycle of statelessness. More
Angelique Kidjo Presented With Crystal Award

Angelique Kidjo Presented With Crystal Award Jan 21, 2015

UNICEF is congratulating singer-songwriter and Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo for receiving the Crystal Award – a prize recognizing artists not only for their body of work but also their commitment to improving the state of the world. More
Stars Back Massive Action2015 Campaign

Stars Back Massive Action2015 Campaign Jan 19, 2015

A number of stars are backing Action2015, a huge campaign launched to make 2015 a huge breakthrough moment for people and planet. More
Mia Farrow Takes Part In The Art Of Saving A Life Project

Mia Farrow Takes Part In The Art Of Saving A Life Project Jan 12, 2015

The Art of Saving a Life project is a historic coming together of diverse artistic disciplines to bring awareness to the importance of vaccines. More
Stars Invite World To Imagine A Better World For Children

Stars Invite World To Imagine A Better World For Children Jan 5, 2015

On New Year’s Eve, John Lennon's anthem to hope and peace, Imagine, took centre stage in capitals across the world to help inspire a global movement towards a better future for every child. More
Big Stars Want You To Imagine A Better World For Children

Big Stars Want You To Imagine A Better World For Children Nov 20, 2014

During a musical event at the United Nations General Assembly today, UNICEF will unveil the #IMAGINE project as part of celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. More
Stars Join ONE Campaign For Ebola Video

Stars Join ONE Campaign For Ebola Video Nov 19, 2014

In a new multi-media campaign launched today by The ONE Campaign, more than a dozen international artists are teaming up with healthcare workers from Liberia to demand world leaders do more – and quickly – to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and strengthen health systems so that future outbreaks can be quickly contained. More
Mark Ronson To Return As Host For The Other Ball

Mark Ronson To Return As Host For The Other Ball Jun 3, 2014

Mark Ronson, the incredibly talented Producer and Artist, will host The Other Ball, bringing along some of his enlightened musical friends in a collaboration with amazing Musical Director and Super Producer Jeff Bhasker to create a magical experience on Wednesday June 4th 2014 in London. More
Stars Mark 20th Anniversary Of Rwandan Genocide

Stars Mark 20th Anniversary Of Rwandan Genocide Apr 8, 2014

A group of eminent personalities has come together to remember Rwanda’s 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and to encourage people the world over to make their voices heard on the need to prevent such mass atrocities ever happening again. More
Katy Perry Named As UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Katy Perry Named As UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Dec 3, 2013

At a special event today at UNICEF Headquarters, global pop superstar Katy Perry was appointed UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador, with a special focus on engaging young people in the agency’s work to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children and adolescents. More
Chris Martin Duets With Bono At Star-Studded Charity Auction

Chris Martin Duets With Bono At Star-Studded Charity Auction Nov 26, 2013

On Saturday night at Sotheby’s in New York, a standing-room only crowd helped raise more than $26 million for The Global Fund to fight AIDS in Africa. More
Isabeli Fontana Joins Rotary Polio Eradication Campaign

Isabeli Fontana Joins Rotary Polio Eradication Campaign Aug 7, 2013

Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana has joined the growing roster of public figures and celebrities participating in Rotary's “This Close” public awareness campaign for polio eradication. More
Stars Call For Russian Authorities To Release Pussy Riot

Stars Call For Russian Authorities To Release Pussy Riot Jul 23, 2013

More than 100 internationally renowned musicians have joined a worldwide call for the release of the two jailed members of the Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot ahead of their parole appeal hearings this week. More
Stars Record Classic Protest Songs For ONE Campaign

Stars Record Classic Protest Songs For ONE Campaign Jun 12, 2013

The ONE Campaign this week launched agit8, a unique music-based campaign designed to build pressure for action against extreme poverty in the crucial week leading up to the G8 summit in Northern Ireland. More