International Board of Ambassadors

Our International Board of Ambassadors is comprised of high-ranking representatives from politics, business, science, culture and sports. Our International Ambassadors do their utmost to utilize opportunities advocating for the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities worldwide.

Benita Ferrero-Waldner
Benita Ferrero-Waldner
Former Commissioner of the European Union, President of EU-LAC Foundation (Austria)

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD shows a remarkable vision of an inclusive world in which we are all able to live a life of health and dignity.

Lord Joel Joffe
Joel Joffe
Former Human Rights Lawyer, representing Nelson Mandela at the Rivonia Trial 1963/1964.

The outstanding work that LIGHT FOR THE WORLD does in a field of desperate need, is an inspiration to all who care about justice.

Ron Mccallum
Ronald McCallum
Vice-Chairperson of the UN-Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Sydney, Senior Australian for the Year 2011. (Australia)

I am truly honoured to be an Ambassador for LIGHT FOR THE WORLD. My concerns for persons with disabilities are that our human rights and inherent dignity are respected by all.

Henry Wanyoike
Henry Wanyoike
Paralympic Gold Medallist and World Record Holder (Kenya)

I love to make this world a better place together with LIGHT FOR THE WORLD. People with disabilities have a great role to play in any community. They should not wait but stand up and go for their dreams and talents.

Colin Low
Colin Low
Politician and law scholar

I have high regard for the highly professional and committed work LIGHT FOR THE WORLD does in combating injustice and inequality and the marginalisation of disadvantaged groups throughout the world.

Haile Gebrselassie
Haile Gebrselassie
Olympic Gold Medallist and quadruple World Champion

As Goodwill Ambassador of LIGHT FOR THE WORLD, it seems crucial to me that persons with disabilities should move from the margins of society to its center and enjoy equal rights in all areas of life.

Prince Maximilian von und zu Liechtenstein
Prince Maximilian von und zu Liechtenstein
Group CEO LGT Group Foundation (Liechtenstein)

I support LIGHT FOR THE WORLD because their dedicated work makes a tangible change in the lives of people hidden or forgotten by society.