A Concert Featuring UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo
General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters, New York City, New York, United States
Angélique Kidjo, the dynamic West African singer and songwriter, was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador on July 25, 2002. Ms. Kidjo is a passionate advocate for girls´ education and has made that a focus of her UNICEF partnership. As Goodwill Ambassador, Ms. Kidjo travels widely to advocate for UNICEF-supported programs. She is an energetic campaigner for children and young people, often speaking out on issues that affect them and making time to visit UNICEF programmes while on her concert tours. Special invitation for social media fans to attend the concert: If you're able to travel to New York City on February 28th pairs of tickets will be made available to selected social media fans who post their support for ending FGM/C on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #endfgm
The concert will be streamed live through the official UN Webcast and on Time Warner channel 150 in the New York City area.
Sponsoring Organization: UNICEF
Sectors: Leadership, Health, Empowerment, Economic Empowerment