Special Envoy Angelina Jolie
In her expanded role, Jolie 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.
Jolie previously represented UNHCR as a Goodwill Ambassador from 2001-2012. She has worked tirelessly, carrying out nearly 60 field missions and becoming an influential advocate on refugee and displacement matters.
One Year On: Angelina Jolie Revisits Syrian Refugee Family
Iraq: Angelina Jolie Visits Displaced Iraqis
Thailand: Angelina Jolie visits refugees from Myanmar
- Opening remarks by Angelina Jolie at UNESCO-UNHCR high-level roundtable on education for refugees during and after the coronavirus
- Speech by Angelina Jolie at the Sergio Vieira de Mello Annual Lecture, In defense of internationalism
- Remarks by Angelina Jolie Pitt on World Refugee Day
- United Nations Security Council (7433rd Meeting), Open Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria, Remarks by Angelina Jolie Pitt, UNHCR Special Envoy for Refugee Issues. New York, 24 April 2015. Remarks at the UN Security Council