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Pau Gasol: Ambassador for Spain’s UNICEF Committee

Grizzlies’ Forward Pau Gasol, became the Ambassador for Spain’s UNICEF Committee in 2003. In his role as Ambassador, Pau Gasol actively works in favor of the promotion and defense of the rights of the world’s children and the fight against HIV/AIDS, as well as in the promotion of the mission of UNICEF.

Gasol collaborates with UNICEF in all of its activities relating to education in values through sports, and he will relate to the public the work that UNICEF carries out in developing countries, where sports are a fundamental tool for the psycho-social rehabilitation of young boys, young girls, and teens.

In July 2007, Pau visited Angola to see firsthand the country’s fight against HIV/AIDS and UNICEF’s programs to support children and families affected by the disease. (See related news below in English and Español)

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Pau Gasol at work with UNICEF

07.07.18: UNICEF correspondent Kun Li reports on NBA star and Goodwill Ambassador Pau Gasol’s visit to Angola. (requires RealPlayer)
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NBA star and Goodwill Ambassador Pau Gasol visits HIV-affected children in Angola - unicef.com

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador news - unicef.com

07.15.07: Spain's Pau Gasol in Angola on AIDS-prevention mission - notiemail.com

07.15.07: Pau Gasol viaja a Angola como representante de UNICEF - 20minutos.es

07.14.07: Gasol in Luanda - allafrica.com

07.13.07: Pau Gasol, visita Angola de la mano de Unicef - paugasol.com

06.22.07: In South Africa, FC Barcelona and friendly rivals score new goals for children - unicef.com

10.20.06: Gasol: "Winning the Prince of Asturias Award is a great honor for us all" - Fundación Príncipe de Asturias

05.31.06: Pau Gasol protagonista en la campaña de UNICEF contra el sida infantil - Sevilla Press

05.23.06: Gasol featured in UNICEF/NBA Cares Unite for Children, Unite Against Aids Campaign. Watch the commercials: 30 sec | 60 sec | en Español

06.03: Voces Solidarias: Pau Gasol - unicef.es

06.22.03: Pau Gasol, nuevo embajador de UNICEF en España - NBA.com Español

06.22.03: Pau Gasol named Spain's UNICEF Ambassador - grizzlies.com