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Angelia Jolie Picks Up Yet Another UN Award To Make The Inept Organisation Look Good

by | 15th, June 2014

FACE if the week  was US actress Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, hugging Neema Namadamu of the Democratic Republic of Congo at the ‘End Sexual Violence in Conflict’ summit in London.

 

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All noble. And all a bit weird.  The UN and Jolie are a roving awards dinner.

This is Jolie, who when she’s not shooting people in Mr And Mrs Smith  is the holder of, among other titles, The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Freedom Award, a gong previously awards to the likes of Willy Brandt, Winston Churchill and Aung San Suu Kyi.  In 2003, the UN created the U.N. Correspondents Association Citizen of the World Award and gave it to Jolie. In 2005, the UN refugee agency Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie was given the Global Humanitarian Action Award. It was the first of its kind.

Does the UN and its partner agencies make up awards just

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