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 Yusra Mardini  Syria athlete
2017 Kristin Davis  United States actress
2017 Praya Lundberg  Thailand actress and model
2016 Cate Blanchett  Australia actress
2015 Jung Woo-sung  South Korea actor
2013 Aidos Sagat  Kazakhstan singer
2013 Alek Wek  United Kingdom supermodel
2013 Khaled Hosseini  United States writer
2013 Yao Chen  China actress
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
2002 Giorgio Armani  Italy fashion designer
2001 Angelina Jolie  United States actress
2000 Adel Imam  Egypt actor
1987 Barbara Hendricks  United States classical singer

Other positions[edit]

Past Ambassadors[edit]

See also[edit]

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