UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador

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UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador is an official postnominal honorific title, title of authority, legal status and job description assigned to those goodwill ambassadors and advocates who are designated by the United Nations. UNFPA goodwill ambassadors are celebrity advocates of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and use their talent and fame to advocate for the human right of reproductive health.

Current UNFPA goodwill ambassadors[edit]

The current goodwill ambassadors, and the year they were appointed:[1]

Ambassador Country Date
H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Denmark 2010[2]
Ashley Judd United States 2016
Goedele Liekens Belgium 2000
Queen Mother Ashi Sangay Choden Wangchuck Bhutan 1999
Catarina Furtado Portugal 2000
Maria Efrosinina Ukraine 2018[3]
Princess Basma bint Talal Jordan 2001
Natalia Vodianova Russia 2021[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ UNFPA Goodwill Ambassadors and Patrons. Retrieved 25/05/2015.
  2. ^ H.R.H. The Crown Princess of Denmark becomes patron of UNFPA to support women’s health. United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC Brussels), June 2010. Retrieved 22/05/2015.
  3. ^ Maria Efrosinina became honorary ambassador of UN Population Fund Ukraine. ukraine.unfpa.org.
  4. ^ "Supermodel Natalia Vodianova joins UNFPA to tackle stigma and advance women's health". UN News. 2021-02-24. Retrieved 2021-03-25.

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