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This is a list of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors and advocates, who work on behalf of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) for children's rights. UNICEF goodwill ambassadors are usually selected by regional and national UNICEF offices, the primary office at the United Nations building in New York is responsible for international appointments. UNICEF has the largest and most extensive goodwill ambassador and human rights advocacy program in the world for children.

International ambassadors and advocates

Mia Farrow, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador holds an infant in Gonaïves in the aftermath of Hurricane Hanna.

In order of appointment:

Former ambassadors

Danny Kaye (1911–1987) was UNICEF's first celebrity ambassador.

In order of appointment:

Regional ambassadors

In order of appointment:

South Asia

Central and Eastern Europe

Latin America

Middle East and North Africa

Regional ambassador Mahmoud Kabil joins a game of tug-of-war at a UNICEF/ Intersos outreach centre.

Eastern and Southern Africa

Francophone countries

East Asia and Pacific

National ambassadors

In order of appointment:

Afghanistan Afghanistan

Algeria Algeria

Andorra Andorra

Argentina Argentina

Armenia Armenia

Australia Australia

Austria Austria

Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

Bangladesh Bangladesh

Belarus Belarus

Belgium Belgium

Benin Benin

Bolivia Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brazil Brazil

Bulgaria Bulgaria

Canada Canada

Chile Chile

China China

Colombia Colombia

Croatia Croatia

Cuba Cuba

Cyprus Cyprus

Czech Republic Czech Republic

Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Denmark Denmark

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Ecuador Ecuador

Egypt Egypt

Estonia Estonia

Ethiopia Ethiopia

Finland Finland

France France

Gambia The Gambia

Georgia Georgia (country)

Germany Germany

Ghana Ghana

Greece Greece

Guinea Guinea

Guinea Bissau Guinea-Bissau

Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hungary Hungary

India India

Indonesia Indonesia

Iran Iran

Iraq Iraq

Ireland Republic of Ireland

Israel Israel

Italy Italy

Jamaica Jamaica

Japan Japan

Kenya Kenya

Kuwait Kuwait

Latvia Latvia

Liechtenstein Liechtenstein

Lithuania Lithuania

Luxembourg Luxembourg

Malaysia Malaysia

Mali Mali

Mexico Mexico

Mongolia Mongolia

Montenegro Montenegro

Morocco Morocco

Mozambique Mozambique

Namibia Namibia

Nepal Nepal

Netherlands Netherlands

New Zealand New Zealand

Nigeria Nigeria

Norway Norway

Pakistan Pakistan

Paraguay Paraguay

Peru Peru

Philippines Philippines

Poland Poland

Portugal Portugal

Romania Romania

Russia Russia

Serbia Serbia

Slovakia Slovakia

South Africa South Africa

South Korea South Korea

Spain Spain

St. Lucia Saint Lucia

Sudan Sudan

Sweden Sweden

Swedish UNICEF national ambassador Eva Röse (right) during a visit to India.

Switzerland Switzerland and Liechtenstein Liechtenstein

Thailand Thailand

Turkey Turkey


United Kingdom United Kingdom

Matt Dawson in Johannesburg with pupils of a UNICEF-funded school.

United States of America (USA) United States

Uruguay Uruguay

Vanuatu Vanuatu

  • Vanuatu Women's Beach Volleyball Team (June 2015) [55]

Venezuela Venezuela

Vietnam Vietnam

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

See also

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