Richard Branson And Jennifer Lawrence Speak Out Against Immigration Bans

Richard Branson And Jennifer Lawrence Speak Out Against Immigration Bans Jan 30, 2017

Sir Richard Branson has blogged about the immigration bans imposed by the US government over the weekend. More
Charities And Celebrities Speak Out Over Immigration Bans

Charities And Celebrities Speak Out Over Immigration Bans Jan 29, 2017

Charities and stars have spoken out against the immigration bans imposed by the United States government over the weekend. More
Angelina Jolie Donates Perfume Campaign To Charity

Angelina Jolie Donates Perfume Campaign To Charity Jan 24, 2017

Guerlain Parfumeur, the French beauty brand since 1828, is honored to announce that Angelina Jolie is the icon of its new fragrance for women. More
Cara Delevingne Raises Awareness For Refugee Girls’ Education In Uganda

Cara Delevingne Raises Awareness For Refugee Girls’ Education In Uganda Jan 20, 2017

British model and actress, Cara Delevingne joined Girl Up, the United Nations Foundation's adolescent girls campaign, this past week on a learning trip to Uganda in support of its partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. More
Tyler Perry To Receive Fifth Annual People's Choice Award For Favorite Humanitarian

Tyler Perry To Receive Fifth Annual People's Choice Award For Favorite Humanitarian Jan 18, 2017

The People’s Choice Awards announced today that Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, presented by Enterprise Rent-A-Car, during the live awards show from the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. More
The Late Alan Rickman Is Still Raising Funds For Charity

The Late Alan Rickman Is Still Raising Funds For Charity Dec 13, 2016

Although actor Alan Rickman passed away 11 months ago, the OneClickGiving fundraising video for which he did the voiceover, which appeared on YouTube a year ago this week, is still generating revenue for charity. More
Queen Rania Al Abdullah Of Jordan Attends International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner

Queen Rania Al Abdullah Of Jordan Attends International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner Nov 8, 2016

The International Rescue Committee hosted their annual 2016 Rescue Dinner (formally Freedom Award Dinner) last week at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC. More
Queen Rania Al Abdullah To Attend International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner

Queen Rania Al Abdullah To Attend International Rescue Committee Rescue Dinner Nov 2, 2016

The International Rescue Committee will host its annual Rescue Dinner (formally Freedom Award Dinner) to support the organization’s lifesaving humanitarian aid work around the world on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. More
CharityBuzz Launches 2nd Annual Entrepreneur Auction

CharityBuzz Launches 2nd Annual Entrepreneur Auction Oct 28, 2016

Charitybuzz, a Charity Network company, today announced its 2nd Annual Entrepreneur Auction featuring many of the world’s most innovative thinkers. More
Ben Stiller Helps Hand Over Global Refugee Petition

Ben Stiller Helps Hand Over Global Refugee Petition Sep 19, 2016

Days ahead of a landmark international summit on refugees and migrants, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, last week delivered an unprecedented petition in support of refugees. More
Stars And Leaders Attend Final Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Stars And Leaders Attend Final Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting Sep 19, 2016

On September 19-21, President Bill Clinton and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton will host the 12th and final Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York City. More
Cate Blanchett Video Highlights What Refugees Take When They Flee

Cate Blanchett Video Highlights What Refugees Take When They Flee Sep 13, 2016

In the moment they flee, refugees cast a last desperate look around their homes and grab a few vital possessions to take into exile. More
George Clooney And Don Cheadle Help Release Groundbreaking Report On War Profiteering In South Sudan

George Clooney And Don Cheadle Help Release Groundbreaking Report On War Profiteering In South Sudan Sep 12, 2016

Today, The Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by George Clooney and John Prendergast, presented a new, groundbreaking report War Crimes Shouldn’t Pay: Stopping the looting and destruction in South Sudan." More
Angelina Jolie Visits Azraq Refugee Camp In Jordan

Angelina Jolie Visits Azraq Refugee Camp In Jordan Sep 12, 2016

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie was in Jordan last week to visit refugees, and made the following statement. More
George Clooney And Don Cheadle To Help Present Results Of Investigation Into War Profiteers

George Clooney And Don Cheadle To Help Present Results Of Investigation Into War Profiteers Sep 7, 2016

On Monday, September 12, The Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by John Prendergast and George Clooney, will present the findings of a groundbreaking two-year investigation into the networks of South Sudan’s senior officials and their international facilitators, whose violent competition over corruption opportunities has turned their country into one of world’s deadliest war zones. More
Bono - UNHCR Needs More Support To Aid Boko Haram Displaced

Bono - UNHCR Needs More Support To Aid Boko Haram Displaced Sep 6, 2016

Bono is warning that thousands of children are facing hunger as UN agencies confront funding shortfalls. More
Chelsea Handler To Join Speakers At Social Good Summit 2016

Chelsea Handler To Join Speakers At Social Good Summit 2016 Jul 21, 2016

The annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists and voices from around the world, just announced the initial roster of speakers for its 2016 Summit which will take place September 18 and 19 in New York. More
Stars Attend International Rescue Committee GenR Summer Party

Stars Attend International Rescue Committee GenR Summer Party Jul 21, 2016

IRC Voice Morena Baccarin, Ben McKenzie, Patina Miller, Deborah Ayorinde, Laura Osnes and Nikki M. James were just a few of the many supporters who joined the International Rescue Committee this week for their annual GenR Summer Party at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City. More
Common And Gregory Porter Record Song For World Refugee Day

Common And Gregory Porter Record Song For World Refugee Day Jun 21, 2016

Released globally yesterday for World Refugee Day, Grammy award-winning singer Gregory Porter and Academy award-winning rapper and actor Common collaborated to record a song called “Running”. More
Divergent's Theo James Visits Refugee Camps In Greece

Divergent's Theo James Visits Refugee Camps In Greece Jun 16, 2016

This week actor Theo James travelled to Greece on his first visit with UNHCR ahead of World Refugee Day. More
Stars Stand Together #WithRefugees

Stars Stand Together #WithRefugees Jun 16, 2016

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today launched a major campaign that asks the world to stand together #WithRefugees. More
Cate Blanchett Named As UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Cate Blanchett Named As UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador May 2, 2016

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of Academy Award winning actor Cate Blanchett as a global Goodwill Ambassador. More
UNHCR Names Malian Singer As Regional Goodwill Ambassador

UNHCR Names Malian Singer As Regional Goodwill Ambassador Mar 25, 2016

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of popular Malian singer-songwriter Rokia Traoré as a Regional Goodwill Ambassador for West and Central Africa. More
Angelina Jolie Concludes Visit To Greece

Angelina Jolie Concludes Visit To Greece Mar 17, 2016

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt concluded her mission to Greece today meeting volunteers, NGOs and local authorities engaged in emergency response efforts on the island of Lesvos, and speaking with refugee families. More
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Visits Greece

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Visits Greece Mar 16, 2016

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt is visiting Greece today on behalf of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi. More
George And Amal Clooney Share Stories With Syrian Refugees

George And Amal Clooney Share Stories With Syrian Refugees Mar 15, 2016

Ahead of today’s fifth anniversary of the Syria conflict, the International Rescue Committee organized a meeting between George and Amal Clooney and three Syrian refugee families living in Berlin. More
Angelina Jolie Marks Five Years Of Conflict In Syria

Angelina Jolie Marks Five Years Of Conflict In Syria Mar 15, 2016

Angelina Jolie marked five years of conflict in Syria at a press conference outside an informal refugee settlement in Fayda, in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, today. More
Game Of Thrones Cast Joins With International Rescue Committee

Game Of Thrones Cast Joins With International Rescue Committee Mar 14, 2016

Tomorrow, as the world marks the 5th anniversary of the Syrian civil war, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) announces it is teaming up with HBO’s Game of Thrones to launch the multi-platform RESCUE HAS NO BOUNDARIES campaign to bring attention to the global refugee crisis and raise emergency funds to help rescue the millions of people displaced by conflict and natural disaster. More
Ben Stiller Visits Refugees With UNHCR

Ben Stiller Visits Refugees With UNHCR Feb 10, 2016

Actor Ben Stiller has spoken of his support for refugees following moving meetings in Berlin, Germany, with families forced to flee conflict and persecution in Syria and Iraq. More
Ellen DeGeneres Presented With People's Choice Award For Favorite Humanitarian

Ellen DeGeneres Presented With People's Choice Award For Favorite Humanitarian Jan 11, 2016

Ellen DeGeneres received the fourth annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, presented by Walgreens, during the live awards show from the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 on the CBS Television Network. More