Tag: UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

  • Refugee Olympic Athlete Yusra Mardini appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

    Refugee Olympic Athlete Yusra Mardini appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

    Lausanne, APR 28, 2017:¬†Yusra Mardini UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, The Syrian swimmer, who competed at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 as a member of the first-ever Refugee Olympic team, has become the youngest goodwill ambassador for the UN refugee agency, UNHCR. From surviving her ordeal of escaping Syria with her elder sister and swimming for their…