Nikolaj Coster-Waldau kicks off the GGWC
NEW YORK 18 SEPT 2016 -
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, actor and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador and Nobel peace prize nominee, Victor Ocher, stand for a team portrait with UNDP's all women soccer team.
Globally acclaimed Danish actor and star of HBO’s Game of Thrones Nikolaj Coster-Waldau kicked off his role as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme by refereeing the world’s first amateur women’s World Cup soccer tournament in New York.
Coster-Waldau, who plays fan-favorite anti-hero Jaime Lannister in the worldwide hit series, helped blow the whistle on poverty at the inaugural Global Goals World Cup, held at this year’s Social Good Summit at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
Photo credit: © UNDP/Freya Morales.