Hrithik is World's Largest Lesson champion

MUMBAI: 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.

Roshan 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, 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.

“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. In order to achieve the best, they need to be fit and healthy. It enables children to push their extreme. These are fundamental rights that every child deserves hence I champion Goal 3 Good Health,” the actor said in a statement.

“Young people can help achieve the global goals by holding their leaders accountable for the promises they are making and by holding themselves accountable for building a better future for everyone,” said UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake.

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.