Photo Opportunity: UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson to co-host HeForShe campaign special event


British actor and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson will co-host a special event for UN Women’s HeForShe campaign, a solidarity movement for gender equality, which calls upon men and boys to help end the persisting inequalities faced by women and girls globally.

The event will take place on 20 September 2014, with a photo opportunity immediately prior the event.

What: Photo opportunity with UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson, co-host of the Special Event for HeForShe campaign.
When: Saturday, 20 September 2014 at 4.45 p.m.
Where: Meet at the Media Accreditation & Liaison Unit (MALU, S-0250, United Nations Headquarters) at 4.15 p.m.
The official event starts at 5 p.m. in the Trusteeship Council. Space is limited and RSVPs are required for all media via by Friday 19 September at 12 p.m. Tickets for print media will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis, and if space is no longer available UN Women will alert the media outlet. Tickets for the event need to be collected from (MALU), who will also accompany all press members to the event and the photo opportunity.


  • MALU will distribute the tickets to print media from their office on Saturday 20 September from 4 p.m.
  • MALU needs to accompany all members of the press to the event.


The photo opportunity is open only to UN media accredited still photographers (not video and print press). Photographers will be escorted by the staff of the Media Accreditation & Liaison Unit (MALU) to the location of the photo op, and subsequently to the Trusteeship Council media booth.
Print Media:
After RSVP-ing, print journalists need a special ticket to attend the event. The tickets will be distributed by MALU. The print press needs to be escorted by MALU to the Trusteeship Council.
After RSVP-ing, videographers and photographers will be escorted by MALU to the media booths of the Trusteeship Council

The event will be webcast live at: and
Photos of the event will be available at:

For more information about the photo opportunity and media seating, please contact:
Oisika Chakrabarti, +1 646 781-4522, oisika.chakrabarti[at]
Sharon Grobeisen, +1 646 781-4753, sharon.grobeisen[at]

For more information about the HeforShe campaign and Emma Watson’s participation, please contact:
Elizabeth Nyamayaro, +1 646 781-4829, elizabeth.nyamayaro[at]
Luke Windsor, +44 20 7351 1555, luke[at]