New Swedish UNICEF Ambassador

Swedish journalist and author Liza Marklund has been named a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF. 

The 42 year old was accorded the title in Stockholm by the British actor Roger Moore, who has been a UNICEF goodwill ambassador for 13 years.  Marklund says:  she hopes to stress the importance of equality in education for young girls and boys, protect children from violence and to boost awareness about early vaccinations to stave off illness.