Kitín Muñoz

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Mr. Kitin Munoz, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

The Spanish navigator Kitín Muñoz was appointed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in April 1997, in recognition of his commitment to promoting indigenous cultures, and masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity.

Ecologist and humanitarian, Kitín Muñoz draws international attention to the dangers of environmental destruction and how "progress" is imposed on indigenous cultures and their ways of life.

In his capacity as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Kitín Muñoz published in 2009 a book on the Moussem of Tan-Tan, inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity since 2008.

Kitín Muñoz currently supports the campaign #Unite4Heritage by hosting a TV series to promote cultures, traditions, and world heritage sites.

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