UNICEF People

National

Afghanistan 

Raees Ahmadzi, Former Cricketer, September 2011 

Algeria

Salima Souakri, Former Judo Champion, October 2011

 

Madjid Bougherra, International Football player, January 2011

Andorra 

Gerard Claret, Musician, November 2010 

 

Albert Llovera, Rally Driver, November 2010 

Argentina

Natalia Oreiro, Actress/Singer, September 2011

 

Manu Ginobilli, Basketball star/Olympic Medallist, August 2007  

 

Julián Weich, TV Actor, 2000

Armenia

Gagik Martirosyan, Businessman, June 2013

 

Alla Levonyan, Singer, 18 April 2007 

Australia

Adam Liaw, Master Chef Australia 2010 winner/ TV presenter / Author, August 2013

 

Steven Solomon, Professional track athlete, 2013

 

Carrie Bickmore, TV personality/News anchor, 2012

 

Brett Emerton, Professional footballer, 2012

 

Morris Gleitzman, Children's author, 2011

 

The Wiggles, Children's Entertainers, 2008

 

Tara Moss, Author/Former model, 2008

 

Geoffrey Rush, Actor, 2006

 

Jimmy Barnes, Singer, 2004 

 

Roy Slaven and HG Nelson(aka Greig Pickhaver and John Doyle), Comedy duo, 1993

 

Ken Done, Artist, 1988

Austria

Christiane Hoerbiger, Actress, 2003

 

Thomas Brezina, Author, 1996

Azerbaijan

Teymur Rajabov, Chess Champion, May 2006 

Bangladesh 

Arifa Zaman Moushumi, Actress, September 2013 

 

Jewel Aich, Magician, September 2013

 

Shakib Al Hasan, National Cricket player, September 2013  

Belarus

Maxim Mirnyi, Tennis Player, November 2011

Belgium

Justine Henin, Tennis Player, February 2009 

 

Frank De Winne, Astronaut, 2003

 

Alain Hubert, Explorer, 2002

 

Dixie Dansercoer, Explorer, 2002

 

Axelle Red, Singer, 1998  

 

Helmut Lotti, Singer, 1997

 

Salvatore Adamo, Singer, 1997

Benin

Zeynab, Singer, 5 September 2007

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Edin Dzeko, Soccer Player, November 2009 

Brazil

Mauricio de Sousa, Writer, November 2007

 

Felipe Massa, Formula One Racing Driver, October 2007

 

Lázaro Ramos, Actor, July 2009 

 

Mônica, Cartoon Character, November 2007 

 

Daniela Mercury, Singer, October 1995 

 

Renato Aragão, Actor, September 1991

Bulgaria

Dimitar Berbatov, Manchester United Football player, May 2006 

Canada

Karina LeBlanc, Soccer Player, March 2013

 

Bayan Yammout, Elementary School Teacher, 2011 

 

Solange Tuyishime, Miss Canada Galaxy 2011, June 2010 

 

Farley Flex, Television Host/Urban Entertainment Legend, 2008 

 

Mariatu Kamara, Youth Advocate/Humanitarian, 2008

 

John Nsabimana, Youth Advocate/Humanitarian, 2008 

 

Jan Lisiecki, Pianist, 2008

 

Florence K, Musician, 2008 

 

Elizabeth Dallaire, Retired School Teacher/Humanitarian, 2007

 

Elena Grosheva, Olympian, Silver medalist gymnastics/Performer for Cirque de Soliel, 2006 

 

Steve Barakatt, Pianist/Composer/ Producer/Performer, 2006

 

Kate Wheeler, Journalist/Daytime Television Anchor, 2005

 

Bilaal Rajan, Child Advocate/ Humanitarian, 2004 

 

Beckie Scott, Olympian, Gold medallist cross-country skiing, 2002

 

Catherine Brunet, Television Actress, 2000

 

Veronica Tennant, Prima Ballerina, Author, Actress, Producer/Director, 1992

Chile

Benjamin Vicuña, Actor, January 2008

 

Ivan Zamorano, Soccer player, 1998 

China

Chen Kun, Actor & Singer, April 2012

 

Maggie Cheung, Film Actress, 29 April 2010  

 

Yang Lan, Broadcast Journalist/ Entrepreneur, 22 April 2010

Colombia

Carlos Vives, Claudia Elena Vasquez, Elena Vives Vasquez, The Family, August 2009

Croatia

Slaven Bilic, Coach, Croatian Football Team, 28 February 2009

 

Maja Vucic, Jazz Singer, 7 November 2006

 

Bojana Gregoric, Actress/Television Show Host, 26 August 2004

 

Bernard Lama, Former Soccer Champion, 2004 

 

Zlatan Stipisic Gibonni, Songwriter/Pop Singer, 9 July 2003

Cuba

Lizt Alfonso, Dancer & Choreographer, December 2011

 

X Alfonso, Musician, 2010 

 

Raúl Paz, Musician, 2009 

 

La Colmenita, the National Children’s Theater of Cuba, 2007  

 

Ernán López-Nussa, Musician, 1995

Cyprus 

Nasos Ktorides, Philanthropist, Businessman, February 2012 

Czech Republic

Michal Viewegh, Writer, February 2011 

 

Patrik Elias, NHL Ice-hockey player, August 2006  

 

Jirina Jiraskova, Actress, 1992

Democratic Republic of Congo 

Tresor Lualua, Soccer Player, June 2009 

Denmark

HRH Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg

 

Michala Petri, Musician 

 

Kurt Flemming "Pjerrot", Entertainer 

 

Jesper Klein, Actor

 

Bubber, Chief Editor/TV and Entertainer

 

Peter Frödin, Actor

 

Trine Dyrhold, Actress

 

Caroline Henderson, Singer

 

Anders W. Berthelsen, Actor

 

Sebastian Dorset, Stand-Up Comedian

 

Mek Pek, Singer

 

Malene Birger, Designer

Dominican Republic

Jatnna Tavarez, TV Presenter, October 2010 

Ecuador

Karla Kanora, Singer, November 2012

 

Antonio Valencia, Football Player, May 2012 

Egypt

Khaled Abol Naga, Actor, 10 April 2007

Estonia

Children's Music Studio of Estonain Television (Children's Chorus), November 2009

 

Eri Klas, Conductor, 1999 

 

Erki Nool, Athlete, 1999

 

Maarja-Liis Ilus, Singer, 1999

Ethiopia

Hannah Godefa, Student/Humanitarian, January 2013

 

Mrs. Aster Aweke, Singer, 12 October 2010 

Finland

Iiro Rantala, Musician, September 2008

 

Mr. Axl Smith, Host at MTV/Musician, 2006 

 

Mr. Jyrki Linnankivi (Jyrki69), Musician, 2005

 

Ms. Eppu Nuotio, Actress/Writer 2002

 

Mr. Rainer Kaunistor, Puppeteer/Actor, 2002

 

Mr. Micke Rejström, Actor/Juggler, 1996

 

Mr. Juha Laukkanen, Puppeteer, 1994

Ms. Anna Hanski, Singer, May 1993

 

Ms. Eija Vilpas, Actress, May 1993

 

Mr. Jorma Uotinen, Dancer, 1993

 

Ms. Katri Helena Kalaoja, Singer, 1990

 

Ms. Susanna Haavisto, Actress/Singer, 1986

 

Ms. Eija Ahvo, Actress/Singer, 1986

France

Oxmo Puccino, Rap Singer, 18 October 2012

 

Jean Van de Velde, Golfer, July 2012 

 

Lilian Thuram, Footballer, October 2010 

 

Mimie Mathy, Comedian, May 2009 

 

L'Orchestre Philharmoinque de Radio France, Philharmonic Orchestra, 2007

 

Bernard Lama, Former Soccer Champion, 2004

Gambia

Jaliba Kuyateh, Musician, December 2006

Georgia

Paata Burchuladze, Opera Singer, December 2010 

Germany

Dirk Nowitzki, Basketball Player, September 2013

 

Nina Ruge, TV presenter, November 2012 

 

Eva Padberg, Model, October 2012

 

Sabine Christiansen, Journalist/Producer/TV Presenter/Moderator, 1997 

 

Joachim “Blacky” Fuchsberger, Actor, 1984

Ghana

Marcel Desailly, Football player, 20 August 2007

Greece

Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler, University Professor, 12 May 1991

Guinea Bissau 

Eneida Marta, Singer, December 2013 

Hong Kong, China

Sarah Lee Wai-sze, Olympic Cycling Medalist, March 2013

 

Trey Lee, International Renowned Cellist, September 2012

 

Wong Kam-Po, World Cycling Champion, July 2011

 

Vic Chou, Actor/Singer, August 2009 

 

Eric Suen, Actor, August 2009

 

Huang Xiaoming, Actor/Singer, August 2009

 

Louis Koo, Actor, December 2007 

 

Karen Mok, Singer/Actress, 2004 

 

Charlie Yeung (aka Yang Caini), Education Ambassador, April 2004

 

Gigi Leung, Singer/Actress, 2002 

 

Daniel Chan, Pop Singer, June 2002

Hungary

Agnes Kovacs, Olympic Champion in Swimming, 1 August 2010

 

The Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, December 2006 

 

Mr. Gábor Presser, Musician, Composer, December 2003

 

Ms. Judit Halász, Actress, December 2003

India

Aamir Khan, Actor, November 2011

 

Priyanka Chopra, Actress, August 2010 

 

Sharmila Tagore, Actress, December 2005 

Indonesia

Ferry Salim, Actor, 2004

Iran

Mahtab Keramati, Cinema actress, August 2006

Iraq 

Kadhum Al-Sahir , Singer, May 2011 

Ireland

Rory McIlroy, Golfing Star, March 2011

 

Dermot Earley, Gaelic Sports player, September 2010   

 

Joe Canning, Gaelic Sports player, September 2010

 

Donncha O'Callaghan, Rugby player, 2009 

 

Dustin the Turkey, Entertainer/TV Personality, 2009

 

Stephen Rea, Actor 2005

 

Cathy Kelly, Author, 2005 

 

Pierce Brosnan, Actor, 2001

Israel

David Broza, Singer, June 2012 

Italy 

Angela Finocchiaro, Actress, May 2012

Alberto Angela, Paleontologist/Scientific Popularizer, September 2011 

 

Paola Saluzzi, TV entertainer, 2006 

 

Niky Francisco, Junior Ambassador, 2006 

 

Maria Rosaria Omaggio, Actress, 2005 

 

Mario Porfito, Actor, 2004 

 

Piccolo Coro Mariele Ventre dell'Antoniano, Chorus, 2003 

 

Deborah Compagnoni, ex-Olympic Gold Medalist Skiing, 2003 

 

Francesco Totti, Soccer player, 2003

 

Lino Banfi, TV/movie actor, 2000

 

Roberto Bolle, Dancer, La Scala’s Etoile, 1999

 

Vigili del Fuoco, Italian Firemen, 1989

 

Simona Marchini, TV & theater, 1987

Jamaica

Shelly-Ann Fraser, Athlete, February 2010

Japan

Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara, Medical Doctor, 2007

 

Agnes Chan Miling, Singer, TV Personality, 1998

Kazakhstan 

Batyrkhan Shukenov, Singer, November 2009

Kenya

Honorable Lady Justice Effie Owour, EBS, 1997

Korea

Hye Soo Kim, Actress, August 2012

 

Kyung Sook Shin, Writer, June 2012 

 

Lee, Bo-young, Actress, 2008 

 

Richard Yongjae O'Neill, Violist, 2008 

 

Kim, Rae-won, Actor, 2007

 

Won Bin, Actor, 2007 

 

Lee, Boyoung-hun, Actor, 2003 

 

Mr. Sohn, Pum-Soo, Emcee, October 1999

 

Ms. Kim, Mee-Hwa, Comedienne, December 1999

 

Ms. Chung, Myung-Hwa, Cellist, December 1999

 

Mr. Hwang, Byung-Ki, Artist, December 1996

 

Mr. Ahn, Sung Ki, Film actor, May 1993

Kuwait

Ms. Suad Abdullah, Actress, 23 November 2002

Latvia 

Maria Naumova, Singer, December 2005 

Lithuania

Julian Rachlin, Violinist, January 2010 

Luxembourg

Liz May, Triathlete, April 2010 

Malaysia 

Upin & Ipin, Animated Cartoon Characters, March 2013 

Mali

Habib Koité, Musician, May 2010 

Mexico

Javier Hernández, Football Player, May 2012

 

Julieta Venegas, Composer/Singer, September 2009 

 

Cesar Costa, Actor/Singer/TV Presenter, August 2004

Mongolia

Mr. Asashoryu Dagvadorj, Grand Sumo Wrestler, 26 November 2003

 

Mrs. Tumur Ariuna, Pop Singer, 1 June 2001

Montenegro

Antonije Pusic (Rambo Amadeus), Musician,   11 October 2006

Morocco 

Hanane El Fadili, Actress, 28 July 2010 

Mozambique

Stewart Sukuma, Singer, December 2012 

Namibia

Frank Fredericks, Athlete, 27 September 2005

Agnes Samaria, Athlete, 27 September 2005

Netherlands

Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Olympic Swimming Champion, June 2013

 

Claudia de Breij, Comedian, April 2012

 

Nicolette van Dam, TV Host/Actress, 2010 

 

Renate Verbaan, TV Host, 2010  

 

Edwin Evers, Radio DJ, 2005 

 

Jörgen Raymann, Performer/ Comedian/Entertainer/Writer/TV Host, 2005 

 

Trijntje Oosterhuis, Singer, 2004 

 

Sipke Jan Bousema, TV Host,  2002 

 

Monique van de Ven, Actress, 1996 

 

Paul van Vliet, Entertainer, 1992

New Zealand 

Jonah Lomu, Rugby Legend, November 2011

 

Amber Peebles and Jay Reeve, MTV hosts, 2008 

 

Gareth and Jo Morgan, 2007 

 

Hayley Westenra, Singer, 2003

 

Mike Roberts, Journalist 

 

Alison Mau, Broadcaster and Newsreader 

 

Roger Hall, Playwright 

Nigeria 

Nwankwo Kanu, Soccer player, June 2005

Norway

Kjetil Andre Aamodt, Alpine Skier, 2007

 

Sissel Kyrkjebø, Singer, November 2005 

 

Ole Gunnar Solskjær, Soccer player, 2001

Pakistan

Faisal Kapadia & Bilal Maqsood (Strings), pop singing group, September 2005

Paraguay

Menchi Barriocanal, Journalist/TV Entertainer/Singer, July 2005

Peru

Mónica Sánchez, Actress, September 2011

 

Gaston Acurio, Chef, August 2009 

 

Dina Paucar, Singer, May 2008

 

Gianmarco Zignago, Singer, February 2006

Philippines

Gary Valenciano, Singer, 1997

Poland

Robert Lewandowski, Football player, March 2014

 

Magdalena Rozczka, Actress, 2010 

 

Artur Żmijewski, Actor , 2007 

 

Natalia Kukulska, Singer, 2006

  

Malgorzata Foremniak, Actress, 2006

 

Majka Jezowska, Singer, 2003

Portugal

Mariza, Fado singer, 21 October 2005

 

Luis Figo, Soccer Player, 2003 

 

Pedro Couceiro, Race Car driver, April 1995

Romania

Andrei Tiberiu Maria (Smiley), Singer, November 2013

 

Gheorghe Hagi, Former Football player/Coach for Galatasaray Istanbul,  September 2008 

 

Andreea Marin Bânicâ, TV Journalist/Producer, 11 December 2006 

Russian Federation 

Oxana Fedorova, Miss Universe 2002/TV presenter, 2007

 

Oleg Gazmanov, Singer/Composer, 2003 

Serbia

Novak Djokovic, World Tennis Champion, 29 August 2011

 

Jelena Jankovic, Tennis player, 6 December 2007 

Ana Ivanovic, Tennis player, 14 September 2007


Aleksandar Djordjevic, Basketball player, 28 January 2005

Emir Kusturica, Film director, 1 February 2002

Slovakia

Martin Pyco Rausch, TV Presenter/Music Editor, 2011

Stanislav Stepka, Actor/Director, 2001 

 

Kamila Magalova, Actress, 1995

Slovenia

Zlatko Zahovic, Soccer player, 2002 

 

Marko Simeunovic, Soccer player, 2002

 

Lado Leskovar, Pop singer, 1998

South Africa

Gavin Rajah, Couturier, 11 August 2007

 

Quinton Fortune, Soccer player, March 2004

Spain

"Los Lunnis," Muppets, 11 March 2005

 

Rafael Guijosa, Former Handball player, 11 March 2005

 

Fernando Alonso, Formula One Race driver, 11 March 2005

 

Maria Bayo, Opera singer, 31 January 2004

 

Silvia Abascal, Actress, 10 September 2003

 

Pau Gasol, NBA Basketball player, 8 May 2003

 

Eusebio Sacristán, Former Footballer, 14 December 2002

 

Teresa Viejo, Journalist, 15 December 2000

 

Ana Duato, Actress, 12 December 2000

 

Perico Delgado, Former Cyclist, 8 September 2000

 

Imanol Arias, Actor, 22 May 2000

 

Emilio Aragón "Miliki", Singer/Clown, 17 March 2000

 

Juan Manuel Serrat, Singer, March 1998

St. Lucia 

Taj Weekes, Singer, November 2013 

Sweden

David Hellenius, TV Presenter, April 2011

 

Mark Levengood, Writer/Lecturer/TV Presenter, 2008 

 

Eva Rőse, Actress, 2007

 

Kajsa Bergqvist, Athlete, October 2005

 

Liza Marklund, Writer/Journalist, December 2004

Lill Lindfors, Singer/Actress, October 1998

Switzerland

Kurt Aeschbacher, TV Show Host, 20 October 2004

Thailand

H.E. Anand Panyarachun, Former Prime Minister, January 1996

Turkey

Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, Actor, 2011

 

Türkan Şoray, Actress, 2009

 

İbrahim Kutluay, Retired basketball player, 2008 

 

Yildiz Kenter, Actress, 2007

 

Ayşe Kulin, Novelist, 2007

 

Müjdat Gezen, Actor and Author 2007  

 

Tayfun Talipoğlu, Journalist, Author & TV programmer, 2006

 

Gülsin Onay, Pianist, 2003

United Kingdom

Sir Chris Hoy, Olympic Cyclist, October 2013

 

Eddie Izzard, Comedian/Actor, July 2013 

 

Cat Deeley, TV Presenter, 2009 

 

Matt Dawson, Sports personality, 2009

 

Duncan Bannatyne, Entrepreneur/ Businessman, 2009

 

Lord David Puttnam, Film Producer, 2009 

 

Charley Boorman, Actor/Adventurer, 2008 

 

Claudia Schiffer, Model/Businesswoman, 2006 

Ryan Giggs, Soccer Player, 2006

 

James Nesbitt, Actor, 2006

 

Elle Macpherson, Model/Actress/ Businesswoman, UNICEF UK Ambassador for Baby Friendly Initiative, 2005

 

Ewan McGregor, Actor, 2004

 

Paul Clark, Broadcaster, Ambassador for UNICEF Northern Ireland, 2004

 

Trudie Styler, Film Producer/Environmentalist/Actor, 2004

 

Sir Alex Ferguson, Manager, Manchester United, 2002

 

Martin Bell, Journalist  OBE, 2001

 

Andrew O’Hagan, Writer  2001

 

Jemima Khan, Humanitarian, 2001

 

Robbie Williams, Singer/Songwriter, 2000

 

Manchester United Football Club (United for UNICEF Partnership), Soccer Team, 1999

United States

Tyson Chandler, National Basketball player, November 2013

 

Angie Harmon, Actress, January 2013 

 

Vern Yip, Interior Designer, November 2010 

Selena Gomez, Actress, 2009 

 

Joel Madden, Musician, 2008 

 

Dayle Haddon, Model/Author, 2007

 

Lucy Liu, Actress, 2005

 

Alyssa Milano, Actress, 2003

 

Téa Leoni, Actress, 2001

 

Marcus Samuelsson, Chef, 2000

 

Sarah Jessica Parker, Actress, 1998

 

Laurence Fishburne, Actor, 1996

Uruguay

Natalia Oreiro, Actress/Singer, September 2011

 

Diego Forlan, Soccer player 

Venezuela

Alejandro Cañizales, Journalist, July 2011

 

Edgar Ramírez, Actor, November 2010 

 

Omar Vizquel, Major League Baseball player, December 2008 

 

FESNOJIV (National System of Young and Children Chorus and Orchestras of Venezuela), Musicians, November 2004 

Vietnam

Nguyen Xuan Bac, Actor, September 2012

 

Vu Nguyen Ha Anh, Model, August 2010 

Zimbabwe 

Prudence Mabhena, Singer, October 2011 



 

 

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