Angelina Jolie Marks World Refugee Day 2021

Angelina Jolie Marks World Refugee Day 2021 Jun 21, 2021

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie spoke from Burkina Faso to mark World Refugee Day over the weekend. More
Alphonso Davies Named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Alphonso Davies Named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Apr 8, 2021

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has announced the appointment of Alphonso Davies, FC Bayern Munich’s left-back and player for Canada Men’s National Football Team, as its newest Global Goodwill Ambassador. More
UK TV, Radio Broadcaster Anita Rani joins UNHCR as Goodwill Ambassador

UK TV, Radio Broadcaster Anita Rani joins UNHCR as Goodwill Ambassador Mar 8, 2021

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announces today, International Women’s Day, that the British TV and radio broadcaster Anita Rani has become its latest Goodwill Ambassador. More
Gugu Mbatha-Raw Named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Named UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Feb 25, 2021

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has announced the appointment of British actor Gugu Mbatha-Raw as its newest global Goodwill Ambassador. More
Kat Graham Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Kat Graham Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Dec 22, 2020

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has announced the appointment of Swiss-born American actress, singer and human rights activist Kat Graham as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. More
Neil Gaiman and Guillermo de Toro Share IMDb Films of Hope Watchlists to Support Communities Affected by Covid-19

Neil Gaiman and Guillermo de Toro Share IMDb Films of Hope Watchlists to Support Communities Affected by Covid-19 Dec 18, 2020

Neil Gaiman, renowned author and Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has joined filmmaker Guillermo del Toro to release their top six favourite ‘Films of Hope’ to help movie fans stay hopeful and inspired during lockdown and the festive season. More
Neil Gaiman Launches New Crowdsourced Animated Film To Help Syrian Refugees

Neil Gaiman Launches New Crowdsourced Animated Film To Help Syrian Refugees Dec 8, 2020

Neil Gaiman – celebrated author and Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency – has joined forces with hundreds of fans and artists to release a new animated version of his poem What You Need To Be Warm. More
Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon Reveal Their Films of Hope for UNHCR

Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon Reveal Their Films of Hope for UNHCR Nov 25, 2020

Movie lovers need to look no further for inspiration in these uncertain times as actress and UNHCR Ambassador Kristin Davis along with Sex and the City co-star and activist Cynthia Nixon release their personal film Watchlist today in a new video series from IMDb and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency called ‘Films of Hope’. More
Your Chance To Get Lunch With Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Los Angeles

Your Chance To Get Lunch With Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Los Angeles Nov 6, 2020

Here’s your chance to win lunch with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in Los Angeles – and all you have to do to enter is donate to charity. More
Cate Blanchett, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nomzamo Mbatha Join Stars to Mark World Refugee Day

Cate Blanchett, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nomzamo Mbatha Join Stars to Mark World Refugee Day Jun 23, 2020

To mark World Refugee Day over the weekend, 20 June 2020, UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassadors and high profile supporters from across the globe used their platforms to bring attention to the many refugees contributing on the frontlines of the response to Covid 19 and calling for action and solidarity #withrefugees in the time of this global pandemic. More
IMDB + UNHCR present 'What to Watch: Cate Blanchett's Films of Hope'

IMDB + UNHCR present 'What to Watch: Cate Blanchett's Films of Hope' Apr 23, 2020

Actor, Director and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett has today given some inspiring and thought-provoking film recommendations to occupy film-lovers in these uncertain times. More
Mohamed Salah Named First Instant Network Schools Ambassador

Mohamed Salah Named First Instant Network Schools Ambassador Feb 28, 2020

Mohamed Salah has become the first Ambassador for Instant Network Schools – which connect refugee and host country students to a quality digital education – as the programme prepares to expand into his home country of Egypt for the first time. More
Cate Blanchett and Ben Stiller Among Stars Joining UNHCR's Campaign for Solidarity With Refugees

Cate Blanchett and Ben Stiller Among Stars Joining UNHCR's Campaign for Solidarity With Refugees Dec 18, 2019

A new social media campaign launched today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, celebrates the strength, resilience and skills that refugees can bring to their new communities. More
Celebrities Getting into the Spirit with #GivingTuesday

Celebrities Getting into the Spirit with #GivingTuesday Dec 3, 2019

It’s Giving Tuesday, and people everywhere are giving back to their communities and the wider world. More
UNHCR Announces Global Humanitarian Award Ceremony

UNHCR Announces Global Humanitarian Award Ceremony Oct 4, 2019

Venezuelan singer Danny Ocean is part of a global line-up of performers who will be honouring the winner of the 2019 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award at a ceremony in Geneva on 7 October. More
Exclusive Podcast Interview Reveals What’s Keeping Cate Blanchett Awake at Night’

Exclusive Podcast Interview Reveals What’s Keeping Cate Blanchett Awake at Night’ Jul 9, 2019

In an exclusive interview just released, actor Cate Blanchett discusses details of her experiences meeting refugees all over the world and how being a mother has informed and inspired her work with refugees. More
Helena Christensen Appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR

Helena Christensen Appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR Jun 14, 2019

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of model, photographer and humanitarian supporter, Helena Christensen as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. More
Angelina Jolie Visits Colombia With UNHCR

Angelina Jolie Visits Colombia With UNHCR Jun 10, 2019

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie traveled to Colombia’s border area with Venezuela on Friday to assess the humanitarian response to the exodus of Venezuelan refugees and migrants – the largest and fastest movement of people in Latin America’s recent history. More
Andy Cohen Hosts 83rd Blue Card Gala To Aid Holocaust Survivors

Andy Cohen Hosts 83rd Blue Card Gala To Aid Holocaust Survivors Apr 12, 2019

The Blue Card held its 83rd annual benefit gala on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC. The evening was hosted by Bravo’s Andy Cohen. More
The Blue Card to Hold Benefit to Aid Holocaust Survivors With Host Andy Cohen

The Blue Card to Hold Benefit to Aid Holocaust Survivors With Host Andy Cohen Mar 20, 2019

The Blue Card, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding Holocaust survivors, will host its 83rd benefit gala on Monday, April 8, 2019, at Center415.. More
Statement by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie as Syria Crisis Enters its Ninth Year

Statement by UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie as Syria Crisis Enters its Ninth Year Mar 18, 2019

Violence and destruction in Syria continue to inflict suffering on millions of Syrian people, warned the UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie last week, marking the eighth anniversary of the Syrian conflict. More
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
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
Zappos.com To Power The Shaq-A-Claus Sleigh For Children In Need

Zappos.com To Power The Shaq-A-Claus Sleigh For Children In Need Nov 27, 2018

Zappos.com, the customer service company that just happens to sell shoes, clothing, and more, announced today it is powering the sleigh of legendary basketball player Shaquille O'Neal for Shaq-A-Claus, the gift-giving program the NBA Hall-of-Famer has been running since 1992. 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
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