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Shakira Honored By The UN!

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Shakira was presented with a medal by the United Nations commemorating her charity work for children at a special ceremony in GEneva!

The Colombian pop star founded the Barefoot Foundation which provides nutrition and education for as many as 6,000 children in Colombia, she's a foundign member of the ALAS Foundation which promotes public policies for children in Latin American and the Caribbean as well as being a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

Shaki says:

"It's not too late to keep our promise to our children, but we must act now. Together, we can make education and decent work for all a reality.

"[Witnessing sub par conditions] shaped my dream and my vision of social justice: to see a world where every child can live a dignified life with the opportunity to reap the benefits of a good education and a chance to pursue their dreams."

What a wonderful cause — she truly deserves the recognition.

Felicidades, Shaki and keep up the good work!

[Image via AP Images.]

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26 comments to “Shakira Honored By The UN!”

  1. 1

    the UN…hahahha another international JOKE.

  2. 2

    She's helluh pretty!! I love her. Spanish teacher is Columbian and told us the she baby sat Shakira when she was like 2, (bullshit) but i love Shakira!! She's such a good person.

  3. 3

    Why did she dye her hair? She was gorgeous before. Now looks like every other wannabe skank singer!

  4. 4

    Congratulations Shakira! Shes a great role model. Beautiful lady inside and out.

  5. 5

    And what has Mike Iggy done except whine and bitch and PMS
    that he's not back in Harvard already whatever. Ask Snooki, boy

  6. 6

    Love her.

  7. 7

    Shakira sweetheart ♥ Her singing is AMAZING as well as her sexy hip shaking. dancing ..I LOVE that she is a pureheart as well :) Another SEXY dancerl& Super Athelete , Apolo Ohno should show more of his sexy moves & body for the new CK underwear commericials & do the cover of the rollling stone !!

  8. 8

    She's a great woman! And soooooo beautiful!

  9. 9

    Re: Sweetness24

    Well said!

  10. 10

    how well rounded!

  11. wtvz says – reply to this


    hmm was she honored for her JEW HATING too?

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  13. laubf says – reply to this


    oohhhh goood i haaaaaattteeeee! Shakira! and i'm form Colombia. Almost everybody here in Colombia hates her seriously! she is so fake FAKEEE!!!! and she is in everything, and she's is not even a real singer, my dog sings better!, people in the rest of the world likes her because she knows how to move her ass
    HATE HER!!!!!

  14. rickM says – reply to this


    Re: xcalibur – bitch she has 10 grammys

  15. 15

    Re: Li0ness – I personally loved her hair red…..

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  17. 17

    ewww….next they will be giving awards to Britney Spears. This makes me angry because there are so many people that train and get degrees in order to work for the UN and spend many years doing so yet Shakira can be a pathetic singer and parade her body around and get all these serious awards.

  18. 18

    anytime Hollyweird and politics mesh you know something is not right, just look at the last time this happened? they made a Karl Marx reincarnate with a terrorist name into a celebrity and got him elected as 44th U.S. president.In my opinion this latest UN stunt is just to get us acclimated to the concept of world government.

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  20. 20

    Re: laubf – shuuuuuuuuuuuuuut uppppppppppppp

  21. 21

    SUPER sweet beard!

  22. 22

    She wolf… Love you Shakira !

  23. 23

    LOVE her!

  24. 24

    i'm so sick and tired of her fucking face.

  25. 25

    Re: laubf
    Wow you suck, you should be proud that you have somebody who takes their time off from singing to focus on the BareFoot Foundation and donate money from her own pocket to build 3 schools in Colombia you ungrateful person. She donated 47 million how many wealthy people who are celebrities do that.

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