August 21, 2013 5:23 PM EST
Beyonce Has Joined The United Nations To Support World Humanitarian Day: Kid President Robby Novak’s Exclusive Interview
Beyonce has joined the United Nations and other organizations to support World Humanitarian Day.
This year's campaign, 'The World Needs More__', turns people's words into real support for communities affected by humanitarian crises. Beyonce believes the world needs more empowered men and women and so she will be championing #TheWorldNeedsMore #Strength.
— Beyoncé Knowles (@Beyonce) August 19, 2013
Kid President Robby Novak recorded a message supporting the campaign and stating, "The world needs more hugs." Robby Novak, had an exclusive interview with Beyonce in honour of World Humanitarian Day. Novak asker Beyonce "Are we best friends?"
Kid President Robby Novak, and Beyoncé briefly talked about who inspired the her star when she was a teenager, what's needed to make the world better and the importance of World Humanitarian Day.
"It's so admirable, the people around the world that dedicate their lives to other people,"
"And I think it's so important for us to take some time and be unselfish and have compassion, because we really can impact the world." Beyoncé said.
Watch the video below:
Aug. 19, is now known as World Humanitarian Day, dedicated to recognize humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as part of a Swedish-sponsored GA Resolution A/63/L.49 on the Strengthening of the Coordination of Emergency Assistance of the United Nations, and set as 19 August. It marks the day on which the then Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Iraq, Sérgio Vieira de Mello and 21 of his colleagues were killed in the bombing of the UN Headquarters in Baghdad
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said during today's memorial ceremony.
"We commemorate their sacrifice and reaffirm our commitment to the life-saving work that humanitarians carry out around the world, every day, often in difficult and dangerous circumstances where others cannot or do not want to go,"
In honour of the special day, the organization assembled a photo gallery featuring aid workers who are trying to make life better for people in perilous situations.
The organisers hope to get support from people using the event website and Twitter to support ideas and make their own suggestions.
In adopting the resolution to set aside Aug. 19 as World Humanitarian Day, the U.N. General Assembly said it reaffirmed
"The principles of neutrality, humanity, impartiality, and independence for the provision of humanitarian assistance"
Indeed Beyonce is having a heart of Gold and she is a true philathropist.