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Ellie Goulding Named UN Environmental Global Goodwill Ambassador, And Twitter Is Inspired

By Dennis Matthew Livesey

Singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding announced to fans on Twitter today her recent appointment as a United Nations Environment Global Goodwill Ambassador. Goulding made the announcement while visiting the U.N. Environment headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. 

The British pop star said it was a "huge honour" and discussed her goals for the new role:

My focus will be on amplifying the activism of young people committed to creating a bright future. I want as many people as possible to become advocates for the planet.

Proud and excited, fans were quick to Tweet their congratulations: