Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron

You have used your voice, compassion and special relationship with the public to create a better world.

Charlize Theron has been named a United Nations Messenger Of Peace for her work towards ending violence against women. .

The South African-born actress was awarded the title on Friday (14Nov08), joining the ranks of fellow actors George Clooney, Michael Douglas and musician Yo-Yo Ma..

Bestowing her with the honour, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said to Theron, "You have used your voice, compassion and special relationship with the public to create a better world."

Celebrities chosen as messengers of peace are asked to promote U.N.

activities and ideals through public appearances and media contacts.


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