Jolie takes new UN role
But it appears that Angelina Jolie,36, just can't say no to taking on new projects and is set to take on a new role in the refugee crises.
It appears that the mother-of-six will now take become a Special Representative and will work with governments of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran on the refugee issue. Jolie takes new UN role,More responsibilities: Angelina Jolie delivered a speech at the 62th UNHCR Executive Committee in Geneva where she spoke about taking on a new role. Jolie new refugee role,
Speaking in front of the 62th UNHCR Executive Committee Angelina said: ‘We are looking at a few countries in the world. Angelina Jolie special representative, Tourist 2010,
‘We're hoping to discuss it in the next few weeks but we want to research it properly and do it well.’
U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, said that Jolie would be his ‘special envoy’ for dramatic situations ‘in order to mobilise strong international support.’
The mother-of-six is set to become a Special Representative and will work with governments of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran on the refugee issue, seen with UNHCR Ambassador Hisham Badr. Jolie Pitt kids playdate,
Stylish ambassador: Angelina, who has been a goodwill ambassador for the UNCHR for ten years looked stylish in her all-black ensemble
Jolie told diplomats and officials with the refugee agency that her work for them has been ‘moving, sometimes heartbreaking, but always rewarding, and unforgettable.’
She described the refuges she has met as ‘the most vulnerable people in the world, and they are also the most resilient people in the world.
She added: ‘Refugees are survivors, they are mothers and daughters and fathers and sons, they are all extraordinary people who have a remarkable story that tells of strength in the face of great loss. They need our help more than ever.’
Heaven scent: Yesterday Angelina presented the Nansen prize and looked angelic in a white gown
Vocal ladies: While Angelina was speaking in Geneva, Brad Pitt's ex wife Jennifer Aniston was giving a talk about her film Five in Washington yesterday
On Monday Angelina appeared as a surprise guest in Geneva wearing a heavenly gown to present Yemen's Society for Humantiarianism Solidarity and its founder, Nasser Salim Ali Al-Hamair, with an award.
And Angelina wasn't the only one to be making a speech but Brad Pitt's ex-wife Jennifer Aniston also took to the stage to speak about her latest film Five in Washington. Jolie takes new UN role,
Jolie is celebrating her 10th year as UNHCR goodwill ambassador during which she has made more than 40 visits to trouble spots.
On Monday she made a heartfelt appeal for help for people fleeing war-torn Somalia who cross the Gulf of Aden in overcrowded smugglers' boats.
Big brood: Despite having a large brood with Brad Pitt Angelina still manages to juggle her other roles
The mother-of-six said: 'I’m so grateful to the many refugee families that I have had the honour and privilege to spend the last years with. From them I’ve learned so much. I’ve learned to become a better person, a better mother. They’ve inspired me by showing me every day the unbreakable strength of the human spirit.'
'The staff of the Society for Humanitarian Solidarity often risk their own lives, pulling people from the seas. Sadly and all too often they also bury the dead. But there is no doubt there would be far fewer survivors if it were not for the Society for Humanitarian Solidarity and the team's devotion to humanity. We thank them.'