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 Ambassadors[edit]

Current UNHCR Goodwill Ambassadors and the year they were appointed.

Year Ambassador Country Actions
2017 Miyavi  Japan musician
2017 Neil Gaiman  Great Britain writer
2017 Yusra Mardini  Syria writer
2017 Kristin Davis  United States actor
2017 David Morrissey  Great Britain actor
2017 Alessandro Gassman  Italy actor
2017 Praya Lundberg  Thailand actor and model
2017 Iskui Abalyan  Armenia  Belarus singer
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 Imam  Egypt actor
1987 Barbara Hendricks  United States classical singer

Other positions[edit]

Past Ambassadors[edit]

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