Daniel Craig’s message for Mine Awareness Day 2017

Last Updated: April 5, 2017
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Daniel Craig was appointed by the UN Secretary-General the Global Advocate in 2015, since then, the British actor is promoting the mine action and raising the funds for the different humanitarian issues linked to the demining. On the Mine Awareness Day 2017, Mr Craig noted the importance of the education and awareness, especially in Syria. 

The British actor Daniel Craig is not only the celebrity, he is doing his best to fulfil the promises of Princess Diana to reach the landmine-free word in 2025. The date April 4 is the Mine Awareness Day, and another famous British person stressed the importance of the safe life for everyone – Prince Harry asked for 100 million to complete mother’s mission. In 1997, the Princess Diana promised to get rid of all the landmines and explosive remnants of war to 2025.

The UN Global Advocate, Mr Craig, promotes the mine action through the UN specialised agency Mine Action Service (UNMAS). The Hollywood star raises funds for demining work, such leadership, courage and commitment to peace is highly appreciated by the UNSG.

Daniel Craig, Prince Harry, Princess Diana for the landmine-free world

Daniel Craig and Prince Harry have a deep respect for Princess Diana’s efforts toward the mine-free world. In 2015, Prince Harry became a patron of the landmines charity HALO Trust and Mr Craig was appointed as a UN Global Advocate on mine issues. Both men now are supporting Landmine Free World 2025 – a campaign to rid the world of the dangerous explosives by 2025, as Diana claimed in 1997.

On April 4, Prince Harry gave a powerful speech at a Kensington Palace reception to mark International Mine Awareness Day.

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