Leonardo Dicaprio Named U.N Messenger Of Peace


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Actor and activist LEONARDO DiCaprio has landed a prestigious new role as a United Nations Messenger of Peace on Climate Change.

The Wolf of Wall Street star, who is a passionate environmentalist, will embrace his new job by speaking at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York next week (23Sep14), where he hopes to raise awareness about global warming issues.

News of the appointment, announced on Tuesday (16Sep14) by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, comes just days after it emerged that DiCaprio will be honoured for his environmental activism at the eighth annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards.

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