Home > News and Views > Photo Galleries > Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery - Barbara Hendricks marks 25 years with UNHCR

Barbara Hendricks marks 25 years with UNHCR

Added: 31 Oct 2012

Acclaimed soprano Barbara Hendricks has spent a quarter-of-a-century helping UNHCR to spread awareness about refugees and lobbying on their behalf with politicians and governments. She was named a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in 1987 and, in 2002, was appointed Honorary Lifetime Goodwill Ambassador in recognition of her long service for the refugee agency.

In 2012, UNHCR celebrates this landmark 25th anniversary with a ceremony in the Geneva headquarters of the refugee agency. In her years with UNHCR, Hendricks has performed fund-raising concerts, met policymakers and government leaders in Europe, Asia and Africa and been on more than a dozen visits to the field, meeting the forcibly displaced around the world. UNHCR salutes its longest serving Goodwill Ambassador.

• DONATE NOW •

 

• GET INVOLVED • • STAY INFORMED •
Photo Galleries

Photo Galleries

UNHCR has a collection of more than 250,000 photos. View some of the best of them here.