British Royals Visit Refugee Accommodation Project On Crete

British Royals Visit Refugee Accommodation Project On Crete May 15, 2018

Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, last week met refugees benefitting from pioneering EU-funded accommodation programmes run by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, on the Greek island of Crete. More
UNHCR Ambassador Cate Blanchett Warns Of Race Against Time To Protect Refugees From Monsoon Rains

UNHCR Ambassador Cate Blanchett Warns Of Race Against Time To Protect Refugees From Monsoon Rains Mar 23, 2018

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett today warned of a “race against time” to protect Rohingya refugees from the worst impacts of the upcoming monsoon season in Bangladesh. 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
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
Kristin Davis Calls For Urgent Action For Rohingya Refugee Children

Kristin Davis Calls For Urgent Action For Rohingya Refugee Children Nov 21, 2017

Marking the United Nations Universal Children’s Day yesterday, 20th November 2017, the internationally acclaimed actress and Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, Kristin Davis, is calling for global attention and funding to provide more life-saving aid for Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh. 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
Grammy Winners Join Tour To Raise Money For Refugee Education

Grammy Winners Join Tour To Raise Money For Refugee Education Sep 12, 2017

Produced by Jesuit Refugee Service/USA (JRS/USA), in partnership with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees is raising awareness and money to support expanded educational opportunities for displaced people through JRS’s Global Education Initiative. More
Joan Baez And Steve Earle Join Stars For 2017 Lampedusa: Concerts For Refugees Tour

Joan Baez And Steve Earle Join Stars For 2017 Lampedusa: Concerts For Refugees Tour Aug 21, 2017

JRS/USA is thrilled to announce its 2017 Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees Tour. More
Nia Long To Fight Malaria in Tanzania With Nothing But Nets

Nia Long To Fight Malaria in Tanzania With Nothing But Nets Jul 21, 2017

In a few weeks, actress Nia Long and her son Massai Dorsey Jr. will travel to Tanzania to support the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign in its global fight against malaria. More
Kristin Davis To Introduce An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power At Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival

Kristin Davis To Introduce An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power At Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival Jul 14, 2017

KCETLink Media Group, the national independent broadcast and digital media network, has announced that its two services, KCET public television in Los Angeles and independent satellite network Link TV nationwide, will launch the EARTH FOCUS ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL in Los Angeles on July 27 with a private opening night reception and screening of the upcoming much-buzzed about Al Gore documentary “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” from Paramount Pictures and Participant Media. 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
FC Barcelona Foundation and UNHCR Launch Campaign In Support Of Refugee Children

FC Barcelona Foundation and UNHCR Launch Campaign In Support Of Refugee Children Jun 14, 2017

The FC Barcelona Foundation and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, have announced a major joint campaign to rally support for refugee children. More
UNHCR Renews Yao Chen's Tenure As Goodwill Ambassador

UNHCR Renews Yao Chen's Tenure As Goodwill Ambassador Jun 12, 2017

In a nod to her untiring support for refugees, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi today renewed Chinese actress Yao Chen's tenure as UNHCR's Goodwill Ambassador for an additional two years. More
Yusra Mardini Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Yusra Mardini Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Apr 27, 2017

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of Syrian refugee and Olympic athlete Yusra Mardini as a Goodwill Ambassador. More
Kristin Davis Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Kristin Davis Appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Apr 6, 2017

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of internationally acclaimed actress and philanthropist Kristin Davis as its Goodwill Ambassador. 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
Neil Gaiman Announced As UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Neil Gaiman Announced As UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Feb 21, 2017

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has announced the appointment of internationally acclaimed author Neil Gaiman as a global Goodwill Ambassador. More
Kristin Davis Writes About What Visiting Refugee Camps Has Taught Her

Kristin Davis Writes About What Visiting Refugee Camps Has Taught Her Feb 8, 2017

Kristin Davis has written a post on The Huffington Post about what travelling to refugee camps with the UNHCR has taught her. 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
Kristin Davis Launches CrowdRise Campaign For Refugees

Kristin Davis Launches CrowdRise Campaign For Refugees Jan 30, 2017

Actress Kristin Davis has just launched a CrowdRise campaign for refugees caught up in the immigration bans imposed by the US government. 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
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
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
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
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