The Sustainable Development Goals are the most ambitious endeavor of humanity to address the challenges it faces - they must serve as basis for a global movement that will reach everyone on this planet.
— Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Mr. Whitaker is an actor, producer and founder of the Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative which creates programmes to foster peace and reconciliation in disadvantaged and fragile communities. He is also Chair and Co-Founder of the International Institute for Peace at Rutgers University. In 2014, Mr. Whitaker was appointed an Advocate for Children Affected by War with the Office of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. That same year, he was designated a UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation.