Angelina Jolie And Other 9 Celebrities Who Have Worked With The United Nations

  • Angelina Jolie has collaborated with the UN in several occasions. More recently, the actress attended a Security Council Meeting on Syria’s refugee crisis. (Photo: WENN)

  • George Clooney was designated as United Nations Messenger of Peace in 2008, raising awareness of the world body’s peacekeeping efforts. (Photo: WENN)

  • Anne Hathaway was named a global Goodwill Ambassador by U.N. Women in June 2016. Her time is dedicated to the empowerment of women all around the world. (Photo: WENN)

  • Leonardo DiCaprio was appointed U.N. Messenger of Peace with special focus on climate change in 2014. He spoke at the opening of the High-level Signature Ceremony for the Paris Agreement that same year. (Photo: WENN)

  • Emma Watson was appointed a U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador in 2014. The HeForShe advocate dedicates her time to the promotion of gender equality. (Photo: WENN)

  • David Beckham became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2005, with special focus on UNICEF’s Sports for Development program. (Photo: WENN)

  • Nicole Kidman was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador by U.N. Women in 2006. She’s a lead spokesperson for the UNited to End Violence against Women Campaign. (Photo: WENN)

  • Edward Norton was designated U.N. Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity, raising awareness for the organization’s ideals and activities towards development and conservations. (Photo: WENN)

  • Charlize Theron was designated a United Nations Messenger of Peace in 2008, tasked with promoting efforts to end violence against women. (Photo: WENN)

  • Pharrell Williams partnered with the United Nations in 2015, promoting the organization’s International Day of Happiness. (Photo: WENN)

Angelina Jolie has collaborated with the UN in several occasions. More recently, the actress attended a Security Council Meeting on Syria’s refugee crisis. (Photo: WENN)

Some of the biggest Hollywood celebrities are using their super star status to make this world a better place than they left it. Actors, singers, and athletes use their voices to raise awareness for some of the problems that affect our world – from poverty, to gender violence, to climate change, to refugee crises.

Today marks the anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations. And in 72 years since its founding, hundreds of celebrities have collaborated with the organization to work for a good cause.

Find out the names of 10 of the most well-known, big-hearted celebrities who are using their fame for good by teaming up with the United Nations.



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