The 2010 Citizen Ambassadors campaign features calls-for-entries from the following dignitaries and public figures who work with the United Nations as Messengers of Peace and Goodwill Ambassadors. Click below for more information on each individual and to watch their call-for-entry videos.
On 1 January 2007, Ban Ki-Moon of the Republic of Korea became the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, bringing to his post 37 years of service both in Government and on the global stage.
Click here to visit the Secretary-General's official website
Secretary-General Call-for-Entry Video (English)
Youssou N’Dour is an innovative Senegalese singer, composer, bandleader and producer who was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador on 3 April 1991.
Click here to visit Youssou N'Dour's official website
Youssou N'Dour Call-for-Entry Video (French)
Angélique Kidjo, the dynamic West African singer and songwriter, was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador on 25 July 2002. Ms. Kidjo is a passionate advocate for girls’ education and has made that a focus of her UNICEF partnership.
Click here to visit Angelique Kidjo's official website
Angelique Kidjo Call-for-Entry Video (English)
Angelique Kidjo Call-for-Entry Video (French)
Her Royal Highness Princess Haya of Jordan was designated as a UN Messenger of Peace by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2007.She is known world-wide for her commitment to humanitarian causes.
Click here to visit Princess Haya's official website
Grammy Award-winning songwriter and musician Stevie Wonder was designated as a Messenger of Peace with a focus on persons with disabilities in December 2009. Stevie Wonder’s activism has been pivotal in U.S. and world events for the last thirty years.
Click here to visit Stevie Wonder's official website
Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona player, works to highlight the challenges faced by especially vulnerable children. Heis work with UNICEF includes a series of activities aimed at supporting children’s rights.
Click here to visit Leo Messi's official website
Famous action film star Jackie Chan was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in 2004 with a focus on HIV/AIDS education and prevention.
Click here to visit Jackie Chan's official website