Angelina Jolie Speaks at Kutupalong Refugee Settlement in Bangladesh

Angelina Jolie Speaks at Kutupalong Refugee Settlement in Bangladesh Feb 12, 2019

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie last week spoke at a press conference in Bangladesh’s Kutupalong refugee camp. More
Angelina Jolie Concludes UNHCR Visit To Bangladesh

Angelina Jolie Concludes UNHCR Visit To Bangladesh Feb 8, 2019

Visiting Bangladesh this week, Angelina Jolie, the Special Envoy for the UN Refugee Agency, said the world must not turn away from the nearly one million Rohingya refugees who have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh. More
Angelina Jolie Visits Bangladesh With UNHCR

Angelina Jolie Visits Bangladesh With UNHCR Feb 5, 2019

Angelina Jolie, the Special Envoy for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is visiting Bangladesh this week. More
Cate Blanchett Attends Capernaum Screening in London

Cate Blanchett Attends Capernaum Screening in London Feb 4, 2019

Film director Nadine Labaki met with UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett at a UNHCR screening of her film Capernaum in London last week. More
Your Chance To Sit VIP with Emma Stone and HAIM at the Spice Girls Show in London

Your Chance To Sit VIP with Emma Stone and HAIM at the Spice Girls Show in London Feb 1, 2019

Here’s your chance to sit VIP with Emma Stone and HAIM at the Spice Girls reunion show in London – and all you have to do is donate to charity. More
Nomzamo Mbatha Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Nomzamo Mbatha Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Feb 1, 2019

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has announced the appointment of South African actress and human rights activist Nomzamo Mbatha as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. More
UNICEF Kid Power And WWE To Empower Youth With New Partnership

UNICEF Kid Power And WWE To Empower Youth With New Partnership Jan 31, 2019

UNICEF Kid Power and WWE have announced a new partnership that will help give kids the power to save lives by connecting their everyday activity to real-world impact. More
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Juan Manuel Santos and Zeid Raad Al Hussein Join The Elders

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Juan Manuel Santos and Zeid Raad Al Hussein Join The Elders Jan 25, 2019

The Elders announced this week with great pleasure that three new members have joined the group: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia and Nobel Peace Laureate 2011; Juan Manuel Santos, former President of Colombia and Nobel Peace Laureate 2016; and Zeid Raad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights 2014-18. More
The Elders Urge Peaceful Resolution of Zimbabwe Crisis Through Inclusive Dialogue

The Elders Urge Peaceful Resolution of Zimbabwe Crisis Through Inclusive Dialogue Jan 23, 2019

The Elders have expressed deep concern at the worsening social and economic crisis in Zimbabwe amid reports of killings, arrests and intimidation of opposition and civil society figures and a shutdown of internet access. More
Millie Bobby Brown Visits UNICEF Global Supply Hub In Denmark

Millie Bobby Brown Visits UNICEF Global Supply Hub In Denmark Jan 14, 2019

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Emmy-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown helped pack supplies for some of the world’s most vulnerable children during a visit to UNICEF’s global supply headquarters in Copenhagen this week. More
Kevin Bacon's SixDegrees.org is Partnering with SOS Children's Villages USA for the #HomecomingChallenge

Kevin Bacon's SixDegrees.org is Partnering with SOS Children's Villages USA for the #HomecomingChallenge Jan 7, 2019

Kevin Bacon's SixDegrees.org is partnering with SOS Children's Villages USA to raise money and awareness for SOS’s extraordinary work, using SixDegrees’ new platform, 6Tag, to launch the #HomecomingChallenge. More
Nicole Kidman, Survivors and Activists Spotlight Solutions to End Violence Against Women

Nicole Kidman, Survivors and Activists Spotlight Solutions to End Violence Against Women Dec 19, 2018

Commemorating Human Rights Day and the global advocacy campaign “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence”, the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) last week held a fundraising luncheon in Santa Monica, California. More
Orlando Bloom Meets Children Working in Bangladesh Slums in Powerful Installment of Photography Series

Orlando Bloom Meets Children Working in Bangladesh Slums in Powerful Installment of Photography Series Dec 18, 2018

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom stars in an emotional episode of Tales by Light to highlight the plight of children living and working in slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh. More
Celebrity-Filled California Love PSA Campaign Launches to Assist Wildfire-Affected Communities

Celebrity-Filled California Love PSA Campaign Launches to Assist Wildfire-Affected Communities Dec 17, 2018

Visit California has partnered with the American Red Cross to create a celebrity-filled Public Service Announcement (PSA) titled, “The Power of Love” to help restore the destination’s well-being and promote a message of restoration following the recent wildfires affecting the state. More
The Elders Challenge Leaders To Confront Migration Lies And Make UN Deal A Success

The Elders Challenge Leaders To Confront Migration Lies And Make UN Deal A Success Dec 13, 2018

The Elders today welcomed the signing of the United Nations Global Compact for Migration in Marrakesh as a means of strengthening nation states’ ability to manage migratory flows by emphasising coordination and solidarity. More
Margaret Atwood Honored At Equality Now's Make Equality Reality Gala

Margaret Atwood Honored At Equality Now's Make Equality Reality Gala Dec 6, 2018

Leading women’s rights organization Equality Now honored author Margaret Atwood as a longtime icon and champion of women’s rights, as well as philanthropist and behavioral geneticist Sue Smalley, Ph.D. for her invaluable part in making gender equality a reality through her role on Equality Now’s Board of Directors, at their annual Make Equality Reality Gala in Los Angeles on Monday, December 3, at the Beverly Hilton. More
Danai Gurira Named Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women

Danai Gurira Named Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women Dec 4, 2018

Danai Gurira, one of the stars of hit movies “Black Panther” and “Avengers: Infinity War,” in her role as General Okoye, has been named a Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, lending her name and dedicating her support to gender equality and women’s rights. More
The Elders Demand Urgent Climate Action At G20 Summit

The Elders Demand Urgent Climate Action At G20 Summit Dec 3, 2018

Failure by G20 countries to take decisive, long-overdue action to cut emissions and end fossil fuel subsidies would be a global betrayal that threatens irreversible climate catastrophe, The Elders warned today. More
Help Ringo Starr Support The George Harrison Fund For UNICEF

Help Ringo Starr Support The George Harrison Fund For UNICEF Nov 30, 2018

This giving season, Sir Ringo Starr is asking UNICEF supporters to join him in supporting the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF. More
The Elders Encourage Full Implementation Of Colombian Peace Deal

The Elders Encourage Full Implementation Of Colombian Peace Deal Nov 28, 2018

The Elders have written to the President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, to welcome his commitment to the peace agreement signed by his predecessor Jose Manuel Santos and to encourage its full implementation to further the causes of peace and reconciliation. More
Eric Cowell Takes Over His Dad's Music Empire This World Children's Day

Eric Cowell Takes Over His Dad's Music Empire This World Children's Day Nov 21, 2018

Eric Cowell, age four, has been spotted taking over his dad’s job for the day, as Simon Cowell and partner Lauren Silverman embrace World Children’s Day for UNICEF UK – a day of action for children, by children – by allowing Eric to dress up as his famous father and make all of the decisions for the day. More
Amandla Stenberg and Whitney Cummings Join Margaret Atwood and Sue Smalley for Make Equality Reality Gala

Amandla Stenberg and Whitney Cummings Join Margaret Atwood and Sue Smalley for Make Equality Reality Gala Nov 20, 2018

Leading women’s rights organization Equality Now will honor Amandla Stenberg with the inaugural Changemaker Award at their annual Make Equality Reality Gala in Los Angeles on Monday, December 3, at the Beverly Hilton. More
Millie Bobby Brown Leads Cast of Stars in New UNICEF Video

Millie Bobby Brown Leads Cast of Stars in New UNICEF Video Nov 16, 2018

Actress Millie Bobby Brown has teamed up with UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors Orlando Bloom, Liam Neeson and Lilly Singh; singer-songwriter Dua Lipa and performance artists Blue Man Group, in a new video released by UNICEF ahead of World Children’s Day, celebrated on 20 November. More
Helena Christensen Urges Support For World’s Most Underfunded Refugee Crisis

Helena Christensen Urges Support For World’s Most Underfunded Refugee Crisis Nov 15, 2018

UNHCR High profile supporter, model and photographer Helena Christensen is calling for urgent funding and global attention for Burundian refugees living in Rwanda following a trip with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. More
Mandy Moore Helps Raise Funds For Children Living In Emergency Situations

Mandy Moore Helps Raise Funds For Children Living In Emergency Situations Nov 12, 2018

Today, more than 500 million children are living in countries affected by emergencies such as conflicts and natural disasters. They are the most vulnerable group facing the highest risk of violence, exploitation, disease and neglect. More
Steven Spielberg and USC Shoah Foundation Honor Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks

Steven Spielberg and USC Shoah Foundation Honor Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks Nov 9, 2018

Steven Spielberg, founder of USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education, and his wife Kate Capshaw presented Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks with the Institute’s 2018 Ambassadors for Humanity Award at the organization’s annual gala Monday night in Los Angeles. More
International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner Raises $16.8 Million

International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner Raises $16.8 Million Nov 8, 2018

The International Rescue Committee honored designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg with the Freedom Award and Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, Inc. with the John C. Whitehead Humanitarian Award at the recent Rescue Dinner Benefit. More
Angelina Jolie Calls For Lasting Ceasefire In Yemen

Angelina Jolie Calls For Lasting Ceasefire In Yemen Nov 7, 2018

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie has called for the urgent establishment of a ceasefire in Yemen and a lasting settlement to the conflict. More
The Elders Call On UN Security Council To Take Urgent Action To Lift Yemen Blockade

The Elders Call On UN Security Council To Take Urgent Action To Lift Yemen Blockade Nov 2, 2018

The Elders have called on the United Nations Security Council to take urgent action to bring an end to the blockade of Yemen and avert a worsening humanitarian catastrophe. More
Mary Robinson Appointed New Chair of The Elders

Mary Robinson Appointed New Chair of The Elders Nov 2, 2018

The Elders announced today that their new Chair will be Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. More