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  • Lily Marinho
    A member of one of Brazilís largest media families, Lily Marinho uses her status and role in society to give a voice to the voiceless and to promote a culture of peace and non-violence through the media. A committed advocate for the rights of street children and families in need, Mrs Marinho initiated and supports numerous projects providing children and families with shelter, health care, food and education. She speaks out on behalf of the weakest people in society, focusing national attention on the issues of homelessness, poverty and illiteracy. A tireless fundraiser for her causes, she continues to donate extensive funds to social and charitable projects.

    Lily Marinho was designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in 1999. Advocating the principles of the UNESCO Manifesto 2000 for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence, Lily Marinho, as a prominent patroness of the arts, sponsors exhibitions and theatre productions.

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    Lily Marinho pays a visit to UNESCO Headquarters
    Marinho_DG_web_tn.jpgThe Director General of UNESCO Mr KoÔchiro Matsuura welcomed UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Lily Marinho on 14 June 2005 at UNESCO Headquarters during her visit to France. More


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    Marinho-2-200.jpgLily Marinho
    The nomination ceremony of Mrs Lily Marinho as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in May 1999 at UNESCO Headquarters

    Marinho-1-200.jpgLily Marinho
    The nomination ceremony of Mrs Lily Marinho as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in May 1999 at UNESCO Headquarters


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