Ivry Gitlis

Ivry Gitlis

Ivry Gitlis, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

The great violinist Ivry Gitlis was appointed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in December 1988, in recognition of his personal commitment to the promotion of projects in the cultural field.

A supporter of peace between Israel and Palestine, he performed at the Oslo Gala, commemorating the first anniversary of the 1993 agreements.

In his capacity as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Mr Gitlis performed at the opening of the 3rd session of the International Bioethics Committee in September 1995.

Mr. Gitlis also supported UNESCO's "Children in Need" Programme, through his participation at the Düsseldorf Gala, Germany.

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