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Special Envoy Angelina Jolie renews UNHCR contract, says 'I'm with you for life'

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UNHCR 2 weeks ago

 
GENEVA – 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.” Jolie visited UNHCR headquarters during a one-day trip to Geneva, speaking to hundreds of staff members assembled in the atrium. “This is like coming home. I was first here 16 years ago and had no idea what was ahead of me. I am sure many of you sometimes feel the same way." In the years she has worked with UNHCR, Jolie noted that the number of people driven from their homes by wars ...
 
 
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20 Mar
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"I’m with you for life" - our Special Envoy Angelina Jolie renews her #UNHCR contract and commitment to refugees https://t.co/esokCYDVBU