Rabah Madjer

© UNESCO/Michel Ravassard
Mr. Rabah Madjer, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

The former Algerian footballer Rabah Madjer was appointed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in October 2011, in recognition of his role in favor of youth and the promotion of sports values.

In his capacity as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Rabah Madjer supports UNESCO's work for youth in Africa, particularly in favor of youth participation in the development of the African continent.

In April 2012, Rabah Madjer organized a friendly football match in Algiers for the benefit of African youth.

Mr Madjer also participated in the signing ceremony for the partnership agreement between UNESCO and the Saudi club Al Hilal. This partnership, in favor of social inclusion and personal development of young people through sport and especially football, was held in April 2015 in the framework of International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

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