20 Years - The Convention on the Rights of the Child

Advocates

Amitabh Bachchan

Actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan speaks about the right of children to be immunized against polio.

 
Ishmael Beah

Author and human rights spokesperson Ishmael Beah speaks about the right children have to be protected from the violence and brutality of armed conflict.

 
Orlando Bloom

Actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom speaks out about children’s right to safe water.

 
Mia Farrow

Actress, humanitarian activist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow speaks about the rights enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child

 
Maria Guleghina

World-acclaimed Russian opera singer Maria Guleghina, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2008, speaks about how you can help put a stop to child trafficking and exploitation.  In English and Russian.

 
Mariatu Kamara

Author and human rights spokesperson Mariatu Kamara speaks about the right of children to live safe from harm.

 
Angélique Kidjo

Singer, songwriter and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo speaks about the right of children to live in a world free from violence. In English and French.

 
Lang Lang

Classical pianist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Lang Lang speaks about the right children have to play. In English and Chinese.

 
Ricky Martin

Latin singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Ricky Martin speaks about the right of children to be protected from abuse and exploitation.  In English and Spanish.

 
Ewan McGregor

Actor Ewan McGregor, a UNICEF Ambassador since 2004, speaks out about a child's right to health and getting involved with the fight against AIDS.  

 
Ricardo Montaner

Argentine-Venezuelan singer-songwriter Ricardo Montaner talks about ensuring the rights of “invisible” children living with disabilities around the world. In Spanish.

 
Nana Mouskouri

Singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Nana Mouskouri speaks about the rights enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child.  In English and French.

 
Youssou N'Dour

Singer, composer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Youssou N'Dour speaks about how malaria continues to threaten children's right to health.  In English and French.

 
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan, UNICEF's Eminent Advocate for Children, speaks about the right of all girls and boys to realize their full potential through education.  In English and Arabic.

 
Claudia Schiffer

Supermodel, businesswoman and UNICEF UK Ambassador Claudia Schiffer speaks about the right of all children to get a quality education.  In English and German.

 

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