Emma Watson's Goodwill Ambassador Announcement Crashed the UN's Website

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Emma Watson's latest accomplishment is causing quite a buzz.

After the Harry Potter alum tweeted Monday that she had been appointed a celebrity Goodwill Ambassador, the news was so popular that it crashed the United Nations' website.

"Going to be working for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and The Empowerment of Women (!!!)," Emma tweeted, along with a link to the news release on the UN's site. "So excited to start work with the AMAZING people at UN Women!"

After welcoming Emma on Twitter as their new Goodwill Ambassador, UN Women tweeted, "The exciting announcement of @EmWatson's appointment as our Goodwill Ambassador crashed our website! We apologize &hope to be back up soon."

It's clear the members of the agency weren't the only ones who were excited about it. They soon got the issue fixed, with fans able to click the link again and check out the press release with more info about Emma's accolade.

"We are thrilled and honored to work with Emma, whom we believe embodies the values of UN Women," said Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women. "The engagement of young people is critical for the advancement of gender equality in the 21st century, and I am convinced that Emma's intellect and passion will enable UN Women's messages to reach the hearts and minds of young people globally."

Before receiving the honor, Emma had been working hard for years to promote girls' education, according to the press release, even visiting Bangladesh and Zambia as part of her humanitarian efforts.

UN Women Names Actress Emma Watson Goodwill Ambassador

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