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  • Kitín Muñoz
    A Spanish navigator, scientist, sociological explorer and a great champion of the causes of aboriginal people the world over, Kitín Muñoz uses his expeditions on primitive boats to spread his message of peace, multiculturalism and respect for indigenous cultures. An ecologist and humanitarian, he draws international attention to the threats that environmental destruction and “progress” pose to indigenous people and their way of life. He uses his adventurous expeditions along ancient maritime routes across the open ocean to prove the existence of a cultural interchange between civilizations in the Pacific and Latin America.

    Kitín Muñoz was designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador in 1997.Having organized an expedition under the aegis of UNESCO, Kitín Muñoz utilizes his scientific research to help promote a culture of peace, marked by respect for other people, their cultures and the environment.

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    Sixth Annual Meeting of UNESCO’s Goodwill Ambassadors
    AM2006-tn70.jpgFrom 15 to 16 March 2006, UNESCO Headquarters in Paris was the venue for an impressive gathering of the Organization’s Goodwill Ambassadors. The 2006 Annual Meeting of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors, convened by the Director-General, brought together a large number of these outstanding personalities, who come from the worlds of art, film, music, literature, charity and public affairs. More

    2005 Annual Meeting of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors
    AM-2005-group-web550-thumb.jpgEducation for All, Education for Sustainable Development and UNESCO’s response to natural disasters were the three themes on the agenda for the Annual Meeting of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors, which took place on March 3 and 4 2005 at Organization Headquarters. UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura opened the session, followed by a speech by Michael Abiola Omolewa, President of the General Conference. More

    Annual Meeting of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors at UNESCO Headquarters, 26-27 February 2004
    tumb-group-small.jpgUNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura received the Goodwill Ambassadors at UNESCO Headquarters on 26 and 27 February 2004 for their the annual meeting.
  • Photo Gallery: 2004 Annual Meeting of Goodwill Ambassadors More

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    Their Majesties the King and Queen of Spain and Mr Kitín Muñoz on Easter Island alongside the Mata Rangi boat

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    Mr Kitín Muñoz on board the Mata Rangi

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    H.R.H. Princess Firyal, H.R.H. Princess Kalina of Bulgaria and Mr Kitín Muñoz during the Annual Meeting of Goodwill Ambassadors in July 2000 at UNESCO Headquarters

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    UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mr Kitín Muñoz

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    Mr Kitín Muñoz and Mrs Cristina Owen-Jones, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors, during the Annual Meeting of Goodwill Ambassadors, 26-27 February 2004

    Munos-4-200.jpgKitín Muñoz
    The annual Meeting of Goodwill Ambassadors in February 2002 at UNESCO Headquarters

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