Erkin Ryzkullbekov, UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador for Kyrgyzstan

Erkin Ryzkullbekov, a popular television presenter, was appointed as the UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador for Kyrgyzstan in July 2018.

Mr Ryzkullbekov has been working in television since 2008 and is a winner of many awards for his contribution to the development of the national television service. He is the television host of major state events.

He is a philanthropist and an active promoter of social programmes and social responsibility and is a member of the supervisory board of a children’s hospice.

AS a UNAIDS National Goodwill Ambassador he regularly meets with adolescents and children living with HIV, motivating them to live positively. He is actively involved in national HIV prevention and public information campaigns and has used his influence to promote public service announcements on HIV testing, prevention and zero stigma and discrimination on national television.

Photo: Azamat Kylychev