In her role as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, the British star of Stranger Things will use her global platform to help raise awareness of children’s rights and issues affecting youth, such as lack of education, safe places to play and learn, and the impact of violence, bullying and poverty.
Does Millie Bobby Brown work for UNICEF?
Stranger Things actor Millie Bobby Brown has been named Unicef’s latest Goodwill Ambassador, making her the youngest person ever to be appointed the position. The news was announced on World Children’s Day (November 20), with the 14-year-old calling it “a dream come true”.
How are goodwill ambassadors chosen?
UNICEF goodwill ambassadors are usually selected by regional and national UNICEF offices, the primary office at the United Nations building in New York is responsible for international appointments.
What qualifications do you need to become an ambassador?
No formal qualifications are required but ambassadors do need to be able to speak the language of the country they work in. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) provides training and has just reopened its excellent language centre.