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UN Designates Malala Yousafzai as Messenger of Peace

Apr 10, 2017 News, Secretary General , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 10 April 2017 – Secretary-General Antonio Guterres designated Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for girls education and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as a United Nations Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls education, at a special ceremony today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, April 10 2017 UN Secretary-General António Guterres today designated Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai as UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education making her the youngest ever to carry the title. Guterres said it was a “very emotional [Read More]

Michael Douglas at Poster for Peace Award Ceremony

May 8, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, May 03 2016 – UN Messenger of Peace Michael Douglas along with Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and a group of UN dignitaries promotes peace and abolition of nuclear weapons through art today at the UN Headquarters in New York. By Britta Schmitz UNITED NATIONS, May 4 2016 – The United Nations honored the winners of the Poster for Peace Contest with a ceremony attended by academy-award winning actor Michael Douglas. Between October 24 2015 and January 24 2016 artists could participate in a poster competition by creating a poster aimed at raising awareness around nuclear [Read More]

Leonardo DiCaprio is the newly appointed UN Messenger of Peace

Sep 27, 2014 Celebrities, News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

The Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon designated  the Academy Award-nominated actor and committed environmental activist earlier last week as a MOP (Messenger of Peace) with a special focus on climate change. Speaking to reporters, DiCaprio said : “This is no small task as we all know it’s going to have to involve the largest movement – I think as we were discussing – in human history, but we are at a pivotal turning point. We are seeing the effects of rapid climate change happening every week in the news.” “To be bestowed this honor to be able to speak and have a [Read More]

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