Dr. Aisha Gaddafi Appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador

At a ceremony on 11 July at Watassemo Charity Association headquarters in ‎Tripoli, Dr. Aisha Muammar Al-Gadhafi, Secretary-General of Watassemo Charity ‎Association, was appointed as United Nations Development Program National ‎Goodwill Ambassador for Libya. ‎

Dr. Aisha Muammar Al-Gathafi’s commitment as UNDP National Goodwill ‎Ambassador in Libya will be to raise awareness on issues related to Millennium ‎Development Goals, advocate for women’s rights, work on combating the spread of ‎HIV/AIDs and promoting UNDP’s work in Libya. ‎
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‎”I am honored to announce that Dr. Aisha Muammar Al-Gadhafi has been nominated ‎UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador for Libya,” said Mr. Brian Gleeson, Resident ‎Representative of UNDP and Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Libya. ‎

‎”In her commitment with Watassemo Charity Association” continued Brian Gleeson, ‎‎”she has been determined to raise awareness and draw the attention of the media, ‎decision-makers and the general public on issues such as human rights, people ‎suffering from HIV/AIDS, poverty and victims of injustice and conflict”. ‎
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As an activist of the Libyan society and for her passion for, dedication to, and ‎leadership of the activities of the Wattasemo Charity Association, Dr. Al-Gathafi’s is ‎a positive and constructive example for Libyan youth. ‎

In close collaboration with UNDP Country Office in Libya, Dr. Aisha Muammar Al-‎Gathafi’s terms of reference are: ‎
‎- Encourage social change and national policies in Libya to promote MDGs, women’s ‎rights and combat HIV/AIDS. ‎
‎- Promote and participate in information and awareness campaigns to cause social and ‎cultural changes so that HIV/AIDS prevention can be more effective, especially in ‎rural areas. ‎
‎- Help disseminate information to the public about UNDP work and obtain the ‎attention of all sectors of the country, including governmental and non-governmental.‎

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