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Cameroon: UNICEF Appoints Award-winning writer Amadou Djaili as Goodwill Ambassador
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Posted on March 9, 2021, 9:47 am
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United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund – UNICEF has appointed award-winning Cameroonian writer and winner of the 2020 Goncourt des Lycéens, Djiaili Amadou Amal as its Goodwill Ambassador.

Cameroon: UNICEF Appoints Award-winning writer Amadou Djaili as Goodwill Ambassador

Of her UNICEF said, “Djaïli is one of those women capable of shaping the future. Through her story and struggles, she represents an example of courage and resilience. The winner of the 2020 Goncourt des Lycéens will support UNICEF in its efforts to reimagine a world where every child in general and every girl in particular is safe and free to exercise all their rights.”

Among other things Amadou Djaili will support UNICEF in its advocacy to improve and promote the rights of children, according to her appointment from March 5th, 2021.

Amadou Djaili

As she accepts the appointment, she declared that it was an honor for her because UNICEF is part of causes dear to her. These were her words, “I am very honored to take the of UNICEF Ambassador, especially since the fight of UNICEF is part of the causes that are dear to me and which now nourish my convictions and commitments as a writer and activist.”

Her hope now is to make a remarkable impact in advancing children, especially girls’ causes. She said, “I hope I can make a significant contribution to advance the cause of children, especially young girls,”

Amadou Djaili

UNICEF believes that her commitment will have a concrete and direct impact on its interventions in the lives of vulnerable children. This she has proven through her “novels, her words, her actions that she fully supports the rights of children.”  

Jacques Boyer, UNICEF Representative in Cameroon.

Meantime, the children’s organization strongly believes in the role that celebrities can play in different fields to promote the rights of children, according to Jacques Boyer, UNICEF Representative in Cameroon.

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