Celebrities Spreading Solidarity and Raising Funds for Ukraine

Celebrities Spreading Solidarity and Raising Funds for Ukraine Mar 14, 2022

While the world watches the devastating destruction of Ukraine and people from villages, towns, and cities worldwide are organizing collection points for donations, let’s have a look at the celebrities that have put their money where their mouths are, making financial contributions and launching fundraisers using their public platforms. More
The First Group of Women Graduates from the Guerlain X UNESCO "Women for Bees" Program Joined by Angelina Jolie

The First Group of Women Graduates from the Guerlain X UNESCO "Women for Bees" Program Joined by Angelina Jolie Jul 29, 2021

The women in the first cohort of the “Women for Bees” entrepreneurial beekeeping programme began their training at the OFA (French Observatory of Apidology) in the Sainte-Baume hills of Provence on June 21. More
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
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
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
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
UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Carries Out Mission To Peru

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Carries Out Mission To Peru Oct 30, 2018

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie carried out an official visit to Peru last week. More
Leaders, Charities And Stars Mourn The Loss Of Kofi Annan

Leaders, Charities And Stars Mourn The Loss Of Kofi Annan Aug 20, 2018

The Elders are shocked and deeply saddened at the passing of their dear friend and colleague Kofi Annan, who was the globally admired and respected Chair of The Elders. More
Angelina Jolie Speaks From Domiz Refugee Camp In Iraq

Angelina Jolie Speaks From Domiz Refugee Camp In Iraq Jun 19, 2018

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie has spoken to journalists at Domiz refugee camp in Iraq. More
Angelina Jolie Visits West Mosul

Angelina Jolie Visits West Mosul Jun 18, 2018

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie last week visited West Mosul, less than a year after the city’s liberation in June and July 2017. More
Angelina Jolie Speaks On The Seventh Anniversary Of The Start Of The Syrian Crisis

Angelina Jolie Speaks On The Seventh Anniversary Of The Start Of The Syrian Crisis Mar 20, 2018

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie made a statement on the seventh anniversary of the start of the crisis in Syria last week. More
Race To Erase MS Announces 25th Anniversary Gala

Race To Erase MS Announces 25th Anniversary Gala Mar 16, 2018

Race to Erase MS announced today that its historic 25th Anniversary Gala will take place on Friday, April 20 at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, and will be hosted by HQ Trivia’s Scott Rogowsky. More
Angelina Jolie Calls For Peace While Visiting Refugees

Angelina Jolie Calls For Peace While Visiting Refugees Jan 29, 2018

Angelina Jolie has met with Syrian refugees at Jordan’s Zaatari camp, and has called on world powers to end the war that has been raging for eight years. More
Jennifer Lawrence to Receive Sherry Lansing Award at Hollywood Reporter Women in Entertainment Breakfast

Jennifer Lawrence to Receive Sherry Lansing Award at Hollywood Reporter Women in Entertainment Breakfast Oct 16, 2017

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and distinguished film producer-executive Amy Pascal will be honored at The Hollywood Reporter’s 2017 Women in Entertainment breakfast, it was announced today. More
Angelina Jolie Appeals For Child Refugees In Nairobi

Angelina Jolie Appeals For Child Refugees In Nairobi Jun 20, 2017

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie marked World Refugee Day 2017 visiting adolescent refugee girls in Nairobi. More
Angelina Jolie Speaks At Sergio Vieira de Mello Annual Lecture

Angelina Jolie Speaks At Sergio Vieira de Mello Annual Lecture Mar 16, 2017

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie yesterday delivered a lecture for the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation, which honors the memory and work of the UNHCR staff member and diplomat, who was killed in Iraq in 2003 when the United Nations office in Baghdad was bombed by terrorists. More
Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Renews UNHCR Contract

Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Renews UNHCR Contract Mar 15, 2017

Special Envoy Angelina Jolie today reaffirmed her commitment to refugees worldwide telling staff at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency: “I am with you for life.” More
Angelina Jolie Writes Op-Ed On US Refugee Policy

Angelina Jolie Writes Op-Ed On US Refugee Policy Feb 6, 2017

Angelina Jolie wrote an op-ed in the NY Times last week, urging the US government to rethink their stance on refugees. 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
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
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
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
Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, and Beyoncé Top DoSomething.org’s 2015 Celebs Gone Good List

Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, and Beyoncé Top DoSomething.org’s 2015 Celebs Gone Good List Jan 8, 2016

DoSomething.org, the largest not-for-profit organization for young people and social change announces its eighth annual Celebs Gone Good list. More
Angelina Jolie Writes Article About Refugee Crisis

Angelina Jolie Writes Article About Refugee Crisis Sep 7, 2015

Angelina Jolie has joined with Arminka Helic – former refugee and current member of the House of Lords – to write an article for The Times about the families fleeing violence in the Middle East. More
Angelina Jolie Visits Displaced People In Myanmar’s Kachin State

Angelina Jolie Visits Displaced People In Myanmar’s Kachin State Aug 3, 2015

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt travelled to Myitkyina township in Kachin State on Thursday, where over 100,000 people have been displaced since a cease-fire agreement between the Myanmar armed forces and ethnic armed groups broke down in 2011. More
Angelina Jolie To Direct An Unflinching Portrayal Of War Through The Eyes Of A Child

Angelina Jolie To Direct An Unflinching Portrayal Of War Through The Eyes Of A Child Jul 27, 2015

Angelina Jolie Pitt will direct an adaptation of First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers, a harrowing and poignant memoir from Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung about surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime. More