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Goodwill Ambassadors and Advocates


Empowering women to lead the way on climate change

As world leaders meet for climate talks this week in Bonn, at the UN Climate Change Conference, they should embrace the tenacity, spirit and energy of women to promote more effective climate actions…  


Bob Weir

“We all need to ensure we fight to make the planet a better one for the generations that follow us.” - Bob Weir  


Preventing waste, a recipe for food security

One of the first lessons we learned as kids was not to throw away food. Our family comes from a humble place. Our childhood includes stories of immigration, poverty and discrimination. Our parents’…  


A recipe to end hunger: Food policies that adapt to climate change

In our age of conspicuous consumption and excess, it frightens us to know that one out of nine people ¬– or 815 million children, women and men – remain chronically undernourished. And according to…  


Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau blows whistle on poverty at women’s soccer World Cup tournament in NYC

Globally acclaimed Danish actor, star of HBO’s Game of Thrones and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau today kicked off the second annual women’s…  


Music legend Bob Weir appointed UNDP Goodwill Ambassador

UNDP appointed legendary musician and founding member of the Grateful Dead and Dead & Company Bob Weir as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. The ceremony will take place during the eighth annual Social…  


Reinventing the wheel

People usually don’t like to reinvent the wheel. When they find something that works, they’re not inclined to tinker with it. But at the eighth annual Social Good Summit this weekend, we’ll actually…  


Antonio Banderas

“Poverty robs us of our potential as a people, preventing us from being all that we can be. This is why it is so important to mobilize all of our efforts to defeat it.”- Antonio Banderas  


Bob Weir

“We all need to ensure we fight to make the planet a better one for the generations that follow us.” - Bob Weir  

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