Charity

“ Giving back and participating in helping others is the reason I joined Unesco who's values in Education, Science and Culture are important for the world.” - Marisa Berenson” 

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador since 1994 and Artiste for Peace, since 2001

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Help and Hope for children in need

 

GODMOTHER FOR THE THE CHILDREN FOR PEACE

The efforts of the association bring the light of hope and success to children through education in various countries, in building schools.

GODMOTHER FOR CHILDREN HOSPITAL ROBERT DEBRÉ

It is the biggest children hospital in Paris. Marisa contributes to acquiere the budget to get the most advanced technological equipment for the children.

UNESCO BERRY BERENSON PERKINS FOUND

Created in memory of Marisa’s sister, who was tragically killed in the 11 September 2001 attack in New York, the found aims to bring help to children affected by wars, natural disasters and other traumatic situations.  

LES PUITS DU DÉSERT (DESERT WELLS)

The objective of the association is to construct water wells in the north of Niger, one of the most desert areas in the world, where 1 child of 5 dies of diseases due to unsafe drinking water.

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Cinema, Music, Craftsmanship, Intangible Cultural Heritage

 

SAFEGUARDING OF THE FILM HERITAGE

Partnering the Festival of Cannes, UNESCO draw up a list of movie masterpieces under threat of destruction, the aim being to find sponsors for the restoration. Marisa was the messenger of the campaign.  

LA PURCELL SCHOOL

An independent and the oldest school co-educational music school of around 180 pupils aged from 9 to 18 and based in London.

ASSOCIATION OF THE CHINESE PIANIST CHOW CHING LING

Promoting Franco - Chinese emerging virtuosos by giving the Conservatoire.

AMBASSADOR OF FESTIVAL LE MOUSSEM DE TAN TAN

Nominated in 2008 masterpiece UNESCO Intangible Heritage, this meeting of nomadic tribes of Sahara is a real living testimony of their oral and artistic culture.

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In the name of major social and cultural challenges

 

LES TROPHEES APAJH (APAJH TROPHY)

Godmother of 2009 trophy event awarding public services and companies engaged in supporting accessibility for disabled artists.

APPEAL FOR THE PROMOTION OF ARTS EDUCATION AND CREATIVITY AT SCHOOL

The Appeal was launched par Fédérico Mayor in 1999. Marisa supported the program alongside internationally renowned artists including the cellist Miroslav Rostropovitch.

VIH/SIDA CAUSES

Supporting the Education for the prevention of HIV/AIDS, a program created by Cristina Owen Jones and through the association “Dessine l’espoir”.