Humanitarian actions of Angelina Jolie
Prem Rawat, was born in India in 1957. When he was four, he gave a peace talk for the first time in his village. At the age of 13, he gave talks about peace in London and Los Angeles. Until now, his message of peace has reached a large number of audiences all over the world. He is an ambassador of peace, a best-selling author, and a spiritual leader.
Angelina Jolie is another important figure in peacekeeping efforts. She was nominated a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in the early 2001. She has carried out a great deal of humanitarian actions and has created her foundation. Keep reading the article to know more about the humanitarian actions of this well-known star.
Angelina Jolie's concern for the displaced people
Angelina Jolie is a wife and a mother. She is an actress and is an advocate of human rights. She is deeply alarmed about the predicaments of the millions of deprived people in the world. To share her concerns about their plights, she has visited over 20 countries around the world and carried out humanitarian support to help them. Angelina Jolie campaigns for the protection of the most impoverished people. She regularly meets with top politicians in Washington, DC, USA, to plead for the cause of displaced and exiled families.
In 2000, she traveled to Cambodia to film her roles in the Tomb Raider, an adventure movie. That was when her interest in philanthropy climaxed. Since then, the famous actress has been interested in pleading for the cause of the most disadvantaged people, by bringing her share and flagging for international assistance.
Angelina Jolie has helped reintegrate expatriates into their home country
She visited Afghanistan in 2008, and saw the troubles of the refugees who have returned to their country. They had been pushed out of their country in 2002. Jolie has largely contributed to addressing the issue and fighting for their cause by calling for international support to bring in humanitarian aid to help reintegrate the returnee families.
In early 2007, she was on a humanitarian mission in Sudan and Chad with Brad Pitt. She was moved by the hardship encountered by the millions of people after the crisis in Darfur, Sudan. Through the UNHCR, she donated US$1 million to support them.
In August 2008, Jolie visited Syria and Iraq to learn about the sufferings of the impoverished, exiled people. She called for assistance from the UNHCR to bring in charitable relief.
What are Angeline Jolie's achievements?
- In the early 2001, she was selected as the UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador
- In 2003, Jolie received the Citizen of the World Award, which was offered by the UN Correspondents Association
- In 2005, she received the Global Humanitarian Award by the UN Association of the USA and the Business Council for the United Nations for her outstanding support for the expats.
- In 2005, Jolie initiated the National Center for Refugee and Immigrant Children.
- In 2006, the Jolie-Pitt Foundation was created to give donations to the disadvantaged people worldwide.
- At the end of 2008, she was nominated the Oscar-winning American actress
- In 2007, she became a member of the influential Council on Foreign Relations.
To show her devotion to philanthropic actions, Jolie is a supporter of 29 humanitarian organizations. She makes donations to fund cancer research projects, to build the culture of peace through movies. As Prem Rawat explained in his teachings, if each individual has peace within, like actress Angelina Jolie, the world is certainly at peace.