10 women celebs who lent their star power to UN

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.


Rupee recovers marginally against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham and Riyal; check forex rates

Pakistani rupee saw marginal improvement against US dollar as it appreciated in the open bank market.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Thursday, the US dollar moved up and was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.

Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 30 November 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.3 288.15
Euro EUR 311 314
UK Pound Sterling GBP 358.5 361.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 78 78.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 76.2 77
Australian Dollar AUD 187.2 189
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.67 767.67
Canadian Dollar CAD 209 211
China Yuan CNY 39.58 39.98
Danish Krone DKK 41.38 41.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.63 36.98
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 926.7 935.7
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 741.26 749.26
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.63 78.33
Singapore Dollar SGD 211 213
Swedish Korona SEK 26.93 27.23
Swiss Franc CHF 325.9 328.4
Thai Bhat THB 8.23 8.38

Gold rates in Pakistan increase; Check today’s gold rates 30 November 2023

KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 30 November 2023

On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs218,600, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs187,420.

Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs200,380, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs191,275 and 18k gold rate hoveres around Rs163,950.

In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Karachi PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Islamabad PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Peshawar PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Quetta PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Sialkot PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Attock PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Gujranwala PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Jehlum PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Multan PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Bahawalpur PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Gujrat PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Nawabshah PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Chakwal PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Hyderabad PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Nowshehra PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Sargodha PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Faisalabad PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675
Mirpur PKR 218,600 PKR 2,675


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