Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador

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UNHCR Goodwill Ambassadors are celebrity representatives of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) who use their talent and fame to advocate for refugees.

Current AmbassadorsEdit

Current UNHCR Goodwill Ambassadors and the year they were appointed.

Year Ambassador Country Actions
2019 Mahira Khan   Pakistan actor
2018 Ben Stiller   United States actor
2017 Praya Lundberg   Thailand model and actress
2017 Miyavi   Japan musician
2017 Neil Gaiman   Great Britain writer
2017 Yusra Mardini   Syria swimmer
2017 Kristin Davis   United States actor
2017 David Morrissey   Great Britain actor
2017 Alessandro Gassman   Italy actor
2017 Iskui Abalyan   Armenia   Belarus singer
2017 Yasmine Salhi   Tunisia artiste
2016 Cate Blanchett   Australia actor
2016 John Abraham   India actor
2015 Jung Woo-sung   South Korea actor
2015 Ger Duany   South Sudan actor and model
2015 Rokia Traore   Mali singer-songwriter
2015 Sheikha Rima Al-Sabah   Kuwait philanthropist and former journalist
2013 Aidos Sagat   Kazakhstan singer
2013 Alek Wek   United Kingdom supermodel
2013 Khaled Hosseini   United States writer
2013 Yao Chen   China actor
2007 Jesús Vázquez   Spain TV presenter
2007 Muazzez Ersoy   Turkey singer
2006 George Dalaras   Greece singer
2006 Osvaldo Laport   Uruguay actor
2003 Julien Clerc   France singer
2000 Adel Emam   Egypt actor
1987 Barbara Hendricks   United States classical singer

Other positionsEdit

Past AmbassadorsEdit

See alsoEdit

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