UPDATE: Tinker Bell Named ‘Honorary Ambassador of Green’ by United Nations

(L-R) Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Producer Sean Lurie and Director Klay Hall show Tinker Bell her new plaque that designates her United Nations Honorary Ambassador of Green presented by United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information Kiyo Akasaka. Photo © Berliner Studio/BEImages

(L-R) Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Producer Sean Lurie and Director Klay Hall show Tinker Bell presented by United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information Kiyo Akasaka. Photo © Berliner Studio/BEImages

In a step to help provide environmental awareness (and perhaps a tad of promotion), the United Nations named Tinker Bell the ‘Honorary Ambassador of Green’ early Sunday.

‘We’re delighted Tinker Bell has agreed to be our Honorary Ambassador of Green,’ said Kiyo Akasaka, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information. ‘This beloved animated character can help us inspire kids and their parents to nurture nature and do what they can to take care of the environment.’

The announcement was followed by a screening of the film attended by the filmmakers and stars Mae Whitman and Raven Symone.

There will be a UN climate change conference taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark in December.

Note: additional photos from the event can be found here.

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