UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors and Communication and Information
The UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors are an outstanding group of celebrity advocates who spread the ideals of UNESCO through their name and fame. They extend and amplify UNESCO's work and mission and have generously accepted to use their talent and status to help focus the world's attention on the work of UNESCO.
UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors that have made an important contribution towards the objectives and aims in UNESCO's fields of communication and information:
His Excellency Valdas Adamkus, President of Lithuania, was designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for the Construction of Knowledge Societies on 29 September 2003 in recognition of his contribution to social development, inter-university cooperation, water resource management, environmental and heritage protection, and with a view to benefiting from his wisdom and extensive experience in many of UNESCO’s areas of concern for the construction of knowledge societies. >> More information