Cate Blanchett became a goodwill Ambassador for the UN refugee

Кейт Бланшетт стала послом доброй воли ООН по делам беженцев

Cate Blanchett

Two-time winner of the award “Oscar” cate Blanchett became a goodwill Ambassador for the UN refugee. This was announced by the high Commissioner for refugees Filippo Grandi, also adding that the Australian actress recently returned from Jordan and Lebanon, where she met with families of refugees from Syria. In an official statement, the UN notes that prior to the appointment of the actress collaborated with the UN throughout the year.

I am proud to become Ambassador to the United Nations. It’s never been a more important time to show refugees their solidarity. We live in times of incredible crisis, and the onus is on all of us. If we stand at a fork: you can follow the path of compassion and can along the road of intolerance,

— addressed an actress.

Кейт Бланшетт стала послом доброй воли ООН по делам беженцев
Cate Blanchett

Blanchett added that as a mother would to her children chose the second path. Note that the star with her husband Andrew Upton is raising four children: three sons and one foster daughter.

Кейт Бланшетт стала послом доброй воли ООН по делам беженцев
Cate Blanchett

Кейт Бланшетт стала послом доброй воли ООН по делам беженцев

Кейт Бланшетт стала послом доброй воли ООН по делам беженцев

In addition, 46-year-old actress in her statement said that now there are about 60 million people left their homes, and this is the largest number of refugees since the Second world war.


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