UNICEF’s Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award

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Question: Who has been conferred the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF on December 3, 2019?
(a) Priyanka Chopra
(b) Aamir Khan
(c) Akshay Kumar
(d) Neeta Ambani
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • On 3 December 2019, famous Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra was awarded the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award -2019 by UNICEF.
  • She received the award at the 15th Annual Snowflake Ball in New York City.
  • The award was announced in June 2019 and Priyanka was nominated for the award by the United Nations Children’s Fund.
  • She was given this award for her work in the field of environment, health and education.
  • Priyanka Chopra has been associated with UNICEF for the past 15 years as a Goodwill Ambassador.
  • The award is named after American actor and social worker Danny Kaye. He was UNICEF’s first Goodwill Ambassador in 1954.

Links:
https://www.indiatoday.in/movies/celebrities/story/priyanka-chopra-receives-danny-kaye-humanitarian-award-nick-jonas-is-inspired-1625313-2019-12-05
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/unicef-honours-priyanka-chopra-with-danny-kaye-humanitarian-award/articleshow/72377941.cms?from=mdr

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