In Azerbaijan, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira meets with girl footballers to promote girls’ development through education and sport
BAKU, Azerbaijan, 15 October, 2012 – World-famous singer–songwriter and Goodwill Ambassador Shakira recently met with teenage footballers from a UNICEF-supported national girls’ football league. She encouraged the athletes to inspire their peers to grasp their future, including through continuing to seek an education.
In Azerbaijan, members of the Berliner Philharmoniker advocate for the rights of children with disabilities
BAKU, Azerbaijan, 23 September 2011 - On their first ever field trip, four musicians from the Berliner Philharmoniker, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, visited the shores of the Caspian Sea in Baku, Azerbaijan, to advocate for the rights of children with disabilities.
After bird flu tragedy, communities come together for change in Azerbaijan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, 2 May 2007 – The villagers of the Salyan region used to make a living hunting ducks and geese that live in the lush wetlands. But since February 2006, when there was an outbreak of avian influenza in Azerbaijan and seven people died, a hunting ban has been in place.