Chiyaan Vikram has become one of the envoys for the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN–HABITAT). He has been selected as the youth representative and has been invited for the 23rd Governing Council meet in Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting is being held from April 11th to 15th April 2011.
It is a programme to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. Chiyaan Vikram will be part of the Asian Contingent wherein only four envoys have been selected from around the world.
Vikram has been actively involved in social activities through his Vikram Foundation, which helps the poor and socially backward classes. He is also the brand ambassador of the Vidya Sudha, a special school for the underprivileged.