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Lecture by Angelina Jolie, UNHCR Special Envoy
Date: 15 March 2017
18:00 - 19:30
Organization: UNOG
Location: Assembly Hall
Category: Lecture

This event, hosted by the United Nations Office at Geneva, is organized by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation, to honour the memory of Sergio Vieira de Mello.

In her role as UNHCR Special Envoy, world-leading actress Angelina Jolie has spent fifteen years advocating on refugees’ behalf. After years of dedicated service to UNHCR and the cause of refugees, Angelina Jolie Pitt was appointed Special Envoy in April 2012.

In her expanded role, Jolie Pitt focuses on major crises that result in mass population displacements, undertaking advocacy and representing UNHCR and the High Commissioner at the diplomatic level. She also engages with decision-makers on global displacement issues. Through this work, she has helped contribute to the vital process of finding solutions for people forced to flee their homes.

Read more about Angelina Jolie Activities for Regugees.

Important note: Access will only be granted to those who have already registered. Registrations are now closed.

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