Angelina Jolie - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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On behalf of victims of sexual violence I want to plead with all of you to take this issue seriously and personally, to use your position and your influence to spread this message within your armed forces and on all the missions on which you serve.feedback
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Jun 20 2017 Kenya
In this page, you will find a list of 44 quotes from Angelina Jolie, from different articles. We analyzed 24 articles in which Angelina Jolie has been quoted in topics like risk and strength. Angelina Jolie’s most recent quote is: “It meant a lot to hear military gender advisors and officers say what they believe and what they want others to understand, that this is not simply about law and human decency. It is about military effectiveness. If civilians do not have confidence in you as peacekeepers your mission will not succeed. And while this training is clearly only a beginning, it is the only way that we will begin to address the problems: working nation by nation to raise standards and increase effectiveness.”. To see more examples Angelina Jolie’s views and opinions, check out the section below.
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May 16 2017 - Taliban

I am proud to be a part of this beautiful film with this timely and very important subject matter. Millions of girls around the world have to grow up before their time, working to provide for their families at a very young age and in difficult circumstances. They have the strength to do what no one should ask little girls to do. I hope this film is able to bring this discussion to a broader audience.feedback

Apr 19 2017

She was very soft but could move mountains for her kids. That's something I always admire in women: that mix of softness and strength … She always tried to understand the complexity of the world. She had a great heart which was sensitive to the world's violence.feedback

Mar 29 2017

Look, I want to do it, but I know what my reputation is, and I'll do anything you want to prove that I'm worthy. I don't care if the studio wants to drug test me every day.feedback

Mar 14 2017

When this kind of violence and abuse happens in peacetime, we are absolutely clear it is a crime that deserves to be punished by law. But when it happens in the middle of a conflict, on a mass scale, with such brutal violence, it is treated as something impossible to prevent or somehow justified by the climate of war.feedback

Mar 05 2017 - Cambodia

I hope the people of this country are proud when they see it, because they see what they survived. And I hope it sheds light on what it is to be Cambodian, and the beauty and love of the family.feedback

Feb 21 2017 - Cambodia

We are focusing on the health of our family, and so we will be, we will be stronger when we come out of this because that's what we're determined to do as a family. Of course. We will always be a family, always.feedback

Feb 21 2017 - Cambodia

Many people find themselves in this situation. My whole family have all been through a difficult time. My focus is my children, our children.feedback

Feb 21 2017 - Cambodia

Forty years ago this war affected every single individual here, and I wanted to understand myself. I don't know much of my son's (Maddox) birth parents, but I believe they would've gone through this war. I wanted to understand him and his culture in a deeper way, and I wanted to bring this story to this country in this country's language.feedback

Feb 18 2017 - Cambodia

I hope that the young people, when they see this film, that yes, they will learn part of their history, but I hope they also see – I hope all of you see – that this is a country of talent and art and love and beauty. The children are very close to the children who are in the film and, in fact, many of them are best friends. So, they're simply happy to be back with their friends. Maddox is happy to be back in his country.feedback

Feb 02 2017 - Refugees

Every time we depart from our values we worsen the very problem we are trying to contain. We must never allow our values to become the collateral damage of a search for greater security. Shutting our door to refugees or discriminating among them is not our way, and does not make us safer.feedback

Feb 02 2017 - Refugees

The global refugee crisis and the threat from terrorism make it entirely justifiable that we consider how best to secure our borders. Every government must balance the needs of its citizens with its international responsibilities. But our response must be measured and should be based on facts, not fear.feedback

Dec 15 2016 - Women

My doctors estimated that I had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer, although the risk is different in the case of each woman. Only a fraction of breast cancers result from an inherited gene mutation.feedback

Sep 20 2016

You do a film about bad marriage and you witness that behavior. You study it, you let it out, you attack each other and then you just want to hold each other and make sure you never behave that way.feedback

May 16 2016

If your neighbor's house is on fire you are not safe if you lock your doors. Isolationism is not strength.feedback

Jun 20 2015

It is due time for people to respect the plight of refugees and to see their value.feedback

Mar 24 2015

I know my children will never have to say, Mom died of ovarian cancer.feedback

Nov 26 2014

It was challenging but it also made it a very deep, wonderful experience because we got to meet this extraordinary man and we all became dear friends with him and he guided us through every moment of the film. Where we wouldn't be sure about a scene or a raft or a moment or a character and he had such an extraordinary memory.feedback

Nov 07 2014

But I honestly don't know in what role I would be more useful – I am conscious of what I do for a living, and that (could) make it less possible.feedback

Jun 14 2014

To receive an honour related to foreign policy means a great deal to me, as it is what I wish to dedicate my working life to.feedback

May 09 2014 - Nigeria

So one of the things we're working so hard to do is not just do everything we can to bring these girls home, but make sure this stops happening.feedback

Jun 20 2013

Every 14 seconds someone crosses the Syrian border and becomes a refugee, and by the end of this year half of Syria's population – 10 million people – will be in desperate need of food, shelter and assistance.feedback

Apr 06 2011 - Tunisia

It was a well managed camp despite the challenges of addressing different cultural backgrounds and finding different solutions for them. Not everyone can get on a plane and go home, and you have to manage the expectations of those who stay behind.feedback

Apr 06 2011 - Tunisia

There were groups of Egyptians, Chadians, Eritreans, Somalis and other nationalities.feedback

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