KAMPALA — Singer turned leading opposition figure Bobi Wine has featured in the global UNESCO advocacy documentary, titled— United Against Racism— aimed at denouncing mounting racial discrimination.
Bobi Wine, real name Robert Kyagulanyi featured alongside UNESCO ambassador of Goodwill Forest Steven Whitaker an American actor, producer, and director who earned a reputation for intensive character study work for films such as Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Bird, The Crying Game, Platoon, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, The Great Debaters, The Butler, Arrival among others.
Other world figures in the documentary include Charlotte Gainsbourg, Freida Pinto, Naomi Campbell, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Jean-Michel Jarre, UNESCO Artist for Peace Marcus Miller, Jorge Ramos, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Yalitza Aparicio, Rossy de Palma, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Sumaya bint Al Hassan, Bobi Wine, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock, UNESCO Champion for Girls’ and Women’s Education Nadia Nadim, Amadou Gallo Fall, Ada Hegerberg and UNESCO Artist for Peace Gilberto Gil.
UNESCO has been on the forefront of the fight against racism since its creation in 1945.
In 1978, it adopted the Declaration on Race and Racial Prejudice which reaffirms that “All human beings belong to a single species and are descended from a common stock. They are born equal in dignity and rights and all an integral part of humanity.”