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Alyssa Milano in Kosovo

— UNICEF Ambassador Alyssa Milano traveled to Kosovo in May to participate in the commemoration of World Children’s Day.

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Malaria Envoy Initiative goes social


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Kate Weber is the director of NGO Partnerships at the U.S. Fund

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF has joined a unique social campaign to wipe out malaria in Africa one tweet at a time! (@Malaria_Envoy)

In honor of World Malaria Day, the United Nations Special Envoy for Malaria has assembled an impressive list of activists, social media luminaries and celebrities to inspire and activate their followers and fans in support of malaria control.

Here’s a short list of some of the 2010 social media envoys selected:

Shaquille O’Neal, General Colin Powell, and Kevin Rose, Founder of Digg are also on board.

You can follow the effort on this Facebook page (www.facebook.com/MalariaEnvoy) which will not only raise awareness, but also raise funds for UNICEF anti-malarial programs worldwide.

Don’t wait for April 25, World Malaria Day…join the conversation today by sharing this blogpost. Together we can help control malaria – the number-one child killer in Africa.

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Alyssa Milano at University of North Texas

Last week, a group of U.S. Fund for UNICEF representatives and I joined UNICEF ambassador Alyssa Milano at the University of North Texas (UNT) to celebrate their winning the “ Help Us Save Some Lives” Campus Challenge, sponsored by the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) and the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF.

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Alyssa Milano: Help us fight cholera and dehydration


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[Online] Clay Aiken: New Answers for the World’s Children

— We launched our UpClose 2007 program on Yahoo! Answers this morning with some help from UNICEF Ambassador Clay Aiken. Clay Aiken is featured on the homepage of Yahoo.com this morning. Clay is asking, “What can we do to get more Americans committed to supporting programs that help children?” It is not even noon yet and […]

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