Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador
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UNHCR Goodwill Ambassadors are celebrity representatives of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) who use their talent and fame to advocate for refugees.
Current UNHCR Goodwill Ambassadors and the year they were appointed.
- Barbara Hendricks became a Goodwill Ambassador in 1987. She became the first Honorary Lifetime Goodwill Ambassador in 2002, the only person to hold this title.
- Angelina Jolie became a Goodwill Ambassador in 2001. In 2012 she was appointed the Special Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.