Korean Unicef chooses Kim Hye-soo
The worldwide children’s aid organization yesterday emphasized Kim’s continuous good work and interest in looking out for children living in poverty. She will appear in advertisements and at events.
Kim has taken part in various initiatives and volunteer programs hosted by Unicef Korea and has accompanied the organization abroad.
Unicef is active in recruiting celebrities from entertainment, sports, fashion and the arts to help promote the organization’s work. The Korean committee has selected actors Ahn Sung-ki, Lee Byung-hun and Won Bin among others as goodwill ambassadors.
Meanwhile, figure skater Kim Yu-na and conductor Chung Myung-whun are global goodwill ambassadors, representing the organization to the whole world.
Kim’s current movie “The Thieves” continues to break box-office records.
By Carla Sunwoo