UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Languages
A member of the Jordanian Royal Family and an international patron of the arts, H.R.H. Princess Firyal was designated Goodwill Ambassador in 1992.
H.R.H. Princess Firyal is a Columbia graduate and a member of the Dean’s Council at Harvard’s Kennedy School. She serves as a board member of the International Rescue Committee and of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and is a director of the United Nations Association.
She has been a relentless advocate of humanitarian causes and has participated in charity events worldwide. Her Hope Foundation, founded in collaboration with UNESCO, supports education projects for street and working children. She has given a prominent voice to women in rural areas and campaigns for the improvement of their living conditions the world over. Representing UNESCO at various international conferences, H.R.H. Princess Firyal helps to promote the rights of the family and children and the protection of the world’s cultural heritage.