May 14, 2017

Pia Wurtzbach chosen as new UNAIDS Asia-Pacific ambassador

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  • Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach has recently been chosen as UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador for Asia and the Pacific.

    Wurtzbach given Certificate of Appointment on May 3/IMAGE UNAIDS

    On May 3, 2017, Filipina beauty queen Pia Wurtzbach was launched as The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Goodwill Ambassador for Asia and the Pacific. In a photo posted by the beauty queen herself, Wurtzbach signed the official letter with Director of UNAIDS Regional Support Team Asia & the Pacific Steve Kraus. The signing was done and held in Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) in Quezon City.

    In a statement by Wurtzbach, she expressed her gratitude in becoming an ambassador for the said cause. “I am very happy to be a UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador for Asia and the Pacific. I am overwhelmed. It’s been a dream of mine to work with the United Nations. I will do my best and I will use my voice for this cause.”

    Pia Wurtzbach with Steve Kraus/IMAGE Pia Wurtzbach on Instagram

    Wurtzbach, who was crowned Miss Universe in 2015, mentioned of her interest to help raise awareness on HIV/AIDS during the final Q&A portion of the pageant. The UNAIDS, according to the United Nations, “serves as the leading advocate for global action against HIV/AIDS.” Other notable ambassadors for UNAIDS include model/fashion icon Victoria Beckham, English actress/producer Naomi Watts, Iverian football player Gervinho, and American designer Kenneth Cole, among others.


    Source: UNAIDS, @piawurtzbach on Instagram

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