Harry Potter star Emma Watson has talked of her excitement of being appointed a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations.
The 24-year-old tweeted to her 13 million followers: "So excited to start work with the AMAZING people at UN Women!
"Going to be working for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and The Empowerment of Women (!!!)."
Emma Watson, Derek Blasberg and Bianca Brandolina d'Adda attend the Giambattista Valli
Watson at Paris Fashion Week
Watson, who recently appeared in Noah and The Bling Ring, also changed her Twitter background image to the UN Women's logo.
The agency first announced the appointment and said shortly afterwards that its website had crashed due to the number of visitors to the site.