This is a first! Angelina Jolie will appear on Facebook Live to deliver a lecture at the UN Geneva Assembly Hall today.
Jolie, who was named Special Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in 2012, will give the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation lecture at 10:30 a.m. PT.
Afterward, she will participate in a discussion with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and BBC News Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet.
UN Refugee Agency Special Envoy Angelina Jolie
Our Special Envoy Angelina Jolie delivers the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation lecture from the UN Geneva, followed by a discussion with UN Refugees Chief Filippo Grandi and BBC’s Lyse DoucetPosted by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency on Wednesday, March 15, 2017
According to the UNHCR website, “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.”