Tuesday, April 14, 2009

UN's Newest Goodwill Ambassador

The United Nations World Health Organization recently named martial arts expert Jet Li as its Goodwill Ambassador. Having experienced the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the actor has been committed to improving global disaster relief. According to Margaret Chan, the agency's Director-General, "[Li] has been personally involved in providing emergency response following natural disasters and has promoted mental health amongst youth. We are grateful that he is willing to use his energy and fame to promote health and well-being."
Source: UN News Centre

The actor's commitment to global disaster relief