okezone.com : So UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Djokovic Visit the Country

Smederevo - world number 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic visited a kindergarten in Smederevo, Serbia on Monday (26.09.11) yesterday. This visit was part of his new duties as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

"I visited a pre-school called 'Pcelica' (Little Bee) in Smederevo as an ambassador for UNICEF for early childhood education. I spent an enjoyable time with them. They dare to ask, and full of fun, "Djokovic said as quoted by the ATP World Tour on Tuesday (27.09.11).

Novak Djokovic has won four Grand Slam titles, the U.S. Open 2011, Wimbledon 2011, Australian Open 2008 and 2011. Tennis player who has a 188 cm high it was ranked world number one since last July 2011.

Djokovic just been appointed as the UNICEF national ambassador for Serbia in August. The main task of Serbian tennis player was the pride of the importance of campaigning for the rights of children and early childhood education.

"Through my work at UNICEF, I want to help children in Serbia to achieve his dream. I want to make them understand that they have rights and these rights must be met. I want them to believe that anything is possible, "said Djokovic.

Rima Salah, UNICEF Deputy Executive Director praised the appointment this Djokovic.

"Novak Djokovic is a precise figure for UNICEF. He is very concerned with the poor children in Serbia, bringing passion and enthusiasm for tennis to affect the lives of these children, "said Rima.

In Serbia, half of children aged under five years of early childhood education program. Develop early education for all children in Serbia is the main priority in a country that was formerly called Yugoslavia.