Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has been announced as India's ambassador for 'The World's Largest Lesson', an initiative launched by the Global Goals campaign and UNICEF.
Hrithik joins international public figures like Freida Pinto, Dani Alves, Kolo Toure, Neymar Jr, Nobel peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai, UNICEF ambassadors Nancy Ajram, Serena Williams and eminent advocate for UNICEF, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan.
'The World's Largest Lesson' aims to teach children in over 100 countries about the new Sustainable Development Goals. The Global Goals include ending extreme poverty for all people everywhere, to tackling climate change, and giving all children the opportunity to gain a quality primary and secondary education.
Specially created lesson plans include an animated film by author and education expert Ken Robinson that introduces the Global Goals, and a downloadable comic book by Josh Elder and Karl Kesel. Hrithik is passionate about Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being.
"As a father, I believe that all children should have access to good education and through this education they learn how to take care of their health,” Hrithil said in a statement.