How To Become A UNICEF Youth Ambassador 2024

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How To Become A UNICEF Youth Ambassador 2024… Do you wish to become a UNICEF Youth Ambassador for the year 2024? If yes, then this informative article is for you. You will be given detailed information about How To Become A UNICEF Youth Ambassador 2024.

Before you plan to become a UNICEF Youth Ambassador, you need to impact positively on society by helping the most disadvantaged children and adolescents – and to protect the rights of every child, everywhere.


UNICEF, also known as the United Nations Children’s Fund, is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories.

How To Become A UNICEF Youth Ambassador

UNICEF is privileged to have a long history of support from influential individuals across the globe. In 1954, Danny Kaye became the first UNICEF Ambassador followed by Audrey Hepburn and Roger Moore.

UNICEF Ambassadors have a wide range of talents and achievements but all share a commitment to improving the lives of children worldwide. They serve as positive role models through their work, have helped draw public attention to children’s issues and raise funds for UNICEF-supported programmes.

In the pursuit of its mandate to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, UNICEF recognizes that youth over 18 years old have proven to be key advocates and change-makers. UNICEF has historically engaged modest numbers of youth volunteers in their advocacy and programmatic work. The organization is now looking to strengthen this by engaging youth in a systematic and formalized programme to deliver results for children.


  • Must be aged between 18 and 24
  • Must have completed secondary education
  • Must have demonstrated commitment to peace and development through academic, extra-curricular, and volunteer activities
  • Must have a working knowledge of English.

How Much Do They Earn?

You might have been thinking about how much the UNICEF Youth Ambassador earns. Do you think they earn monthly, weekly, or daily? Well, let me clear your mind that the UNICEF Youth Ambassador doesn’t earn any salary.

How To Become A UNICEF Youth Ambassador

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) doesn’t just pick anyone to become one of its Youth Ambassadors; if you hope to become one someday, you must meet the following criteria:

1. You Must Be A Household Name

What do I mean by being a household name? Being a household name simply means that you must be well-known in your area of expertise be it in Sports, Politics, Performing Arts, the literary world, or broadcasting. At this point, your talent and achievement must make you stand out from the masses.

2. Personal Values

When we talk about personal values what comes to your mind? Personal values are broad desirable goals that motivate your actions and serve as guiding principles in your life. So, at this point do you have a deep concern for the disadvantaged children and adolescents, empowering the people and protecting human rights? If yes, then you’re off to a good start.

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  1. Dunbe Birsan says:

    I have the requirements, please how do I apply.

  2. Iad Abdul-Rahman says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am committed to be a peace and goodwill ambassador.
    I meet all the criterias and the requirements.
    Should you have any questions , please let me know.

    Sincerely yours,
    Iad Abdul-Rahman
    Ph.D, PMP, P.Eng, AME. DTM.

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