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20.12.2012 - UNESCO Office in Brasilia
UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Forest Whitaker receives the United Nations Correspondents Association Award
New York, Dec. 19 – UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation, Forest Whitaker, was awarded the prestigious United Nations Correspondents Association, UNCA 2012 Global Advocate of the Year award for his work with young people affected by conflict in Africa. UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova accepted the award on his behalf at the UNCA annual awards ceremony and gala in New York City, hosted by Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.