Neil Gaiman appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Posted on:01 Mar 2017 09:39:07
Neil Gaiman appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador
01 March 2017 Current Affairs: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the third week of February 2017 appointed Neil Gaiman as a global Goodwill Ambassador.  

Gaiman is an internationally acclaimed author. He had been working closely with UNHCR since 2013.

Neil Gaiman : Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre and films.

He is noted for the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book.He is the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book.

 In 2013, his work The Ocean at the End of the Lane was voted Book of the Year in the British National Book Awards.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  : The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is a United Nations programme mandated to protect and support refugees.

 Its headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland.

UNHCR is a member of the United Nations Development Group.It won two Nobel Peace Prizes, once in 1954 and again in 1981.

 
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the third week of February 2017 appointed Neil Gaiman as a global Goodwill Ambassador.  

Gaiman is an internationally acclaimed author. He had been working closely with UNHCR since 2013.

Neil Gaiman : Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre and films.

He is noted for the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book.He is the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work, The Graveyard Book.

 In 2013, his work The Ocean at the End of the Lane was voted Book of the Year in the British National Book Awards.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  : The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is a United Nations programme mandated to protect and support refugees.

 Its headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland.

UNHCR is a member of the United Nations Development Group.It won two Nobel Peace Prizes, once in 1954 and again in 1981.

 

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