10 women celebs who lent their star power to UN

Web Desk 06:50 PM | 5 Jan, 2021
10 women celebs who lent their star power to UN

Celebrities and influencers join hands with the United Nations to build momentum and advocate for global issues that require immediate attention.

The confrontation of humanity is essential, hence, UN collaborates with celebrities from all over the globe as their fame helps to create awareness for greater good. 

Angelina Jolie

Hollywood's A-list actress has been a UN Ambassador since 2001. A true humanitarian at heart, the 45-year-old star has been actively working for major crises that result in mass population and displacements.

The Special Envoy of UN High Commissioner for Refugees since 2012, she has also pleaded with UN parliaments to work together to stop sexual abuse being used as a weapon of war.

Emma Watson

The Beauty and the Beast star was appointed as the UN Goodwill Ambassador in July 2014. The 30-year-old actress has been very vocal about the empowerment of young women.

A staunch advocate for the 'HeForShe' campaign, the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador actively promotes gender equality.

Mahira Khan

Leading Pakistani actress Mahira Khan has been serving as National Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR since November 2019. Her stardom greatly influences to support social causes and she works for the plight of 1.4 million Afghan refugees in Pakistan.

The 36-year-old has actively participated in field missions. 

Victoria Beckham

The ace businesswoman and star fashion designer Victoria Beckham is the UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador.

Extending her assistance to mothers, women, and children, the 46-year-old television personality has been pretty passionate fighting for social causes.

Selena Gomez

The 28-year-old star was appointed as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2009. Gomez is a huge supporter of the world’s most vulnerable children campaign.

The Lose you to love me singer became an official representative of the charitable cause - children right in 2008.


The Colombian pop star has been focused on the accessibility of education for children around the globe. The 43-year-old has been UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador from 2003.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams was appointed as UNICEF international Goodwill Ambassador in 2011. The 39-year-old tennis star works actively for children's education.

Williams focuses on the Schools for Africa initiative and Asian programme of UNICEF.

Priyanka Chopra

One of the most recognized and applauded talents in the world, Chopra was appointed as Global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2016.

Associated with UNICEF for almost a decade and a half, the 38-year-old star works actively for children's rights and the education of girls.

Anne Hathaway

Hathaway was appointed a UN Goodwill Ambassador in 2016. The 38-year-old Academy winning actress advocates for equality and attends numerous charitable events to support the cause.

Katy Perry

The American singer was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2013, and has worked tirelessly to improve the living condition of vulnerable children.

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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on January 28, 2023 (Saturday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 263.9 266.15
Euro EUR 275.75 278.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 313 316
U.A.E Dirham AED 69.75 70.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 67.25 67.9
Australian Dollar AUD 178.5 180.9
Bahrain Dinar BHD 644.19 652.19
Canadian Dollar CAD 187.5 189.70
China Yuan CNY 35.71 36.11
Danish Krone DKK 35.38 35.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 30.94 31.29
Indian Rupee INR 2.97 3.08
Japanese Yen JPY 2.50 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 793.10 802.15
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 57.02 57.62
New Zealand Dollar NZD 156.69 158.69
Norwegians Krone NOK 24.46 24.76
Omani Riyal OMR 629.39 637.39
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 66.54 67.24
Singapore Dollar SGD 184.38 186.38
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 23.81
Swiss Franc CHF 263.01 265.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.38 7.53

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs209,600 on Saturday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs174,990.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs157,300 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 178,500.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Karachi PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Islamabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Peshawar PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Quetta PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Sialkot PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Attock PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Gujranwala PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Jehlum PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Multan PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Bahawalpur PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Gujrat PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Nawabshah PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Chakwal PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Hyderabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Nowshehra PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Sargodha PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Faisalabad PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220
Mirpur PKR 209,600 PKR 2,220


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