“Angelina Jolie shines as a proud American in her inspiring UN speech on refugees”

Angelina Jolie had recently given a lecture to students about her work with the UN, which was well received. She then headed to Geneva to attend the annual lecture of the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation at the United Nations offices. During the presentation, she was seen listening intently and appeared to be fascinated by what was being discussed. Later on, she took to the stage to deliver a speech of her own.

In good company: Angelina Jolie headed to the United Nations offices in Geneva on Wednesday for the annual lecture of the Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation

Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie attended the annual Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation lecture at the United Nations offices in Geneva. During her address, Jolie emphasized the importance of upholding the ideals of the UN and stressed that there are no shortcuts to achieving peace and security. As a UNHCR special envoy, Jolie looked stunning in a navy pencil dress with a square neckline. The lecture honors Sergio Vieira de Mello, a Brazilian UN diplomat who worked for 34 years before his tragic death in the Canal Hotel Bombing in Iraq in 2003.

Radiant: The Oscar winning actress, 41, looked enthralled as she listened in on the presentation  before taking to the stage to deliver a speech of her own

The 41-year-old Oscar-winning actress, Radiant, appeared captivated as she attentively absorbed the presentation before proceeding to give a speech of her own. Her words deeply resonated with the audience, as one attendee took to Facebook to express their admiration: “This was a truly beautiful and amazing experience. It made me feel hopeful, knowing that there are individuals in positions of power who genuinely care [sic].” Another attendee described Radiant as the embodiment of peace and love in the world [sic].

Speaking out: Rousing the audience, the mother-of-six explained: 'We need to stand true to the ideals of the UN...we are the UN' 

In an inspiring speech, a mother who has six children urged the crowd to uphold the values of the United Nations and emphasized that they are the UN.

Angelina made an appearance in London after delivering a lecture at the Centre for Women, Peace and Security. She has recently started a master’s course on the effects of war on women. Although feeling nervous, she embraced her role as a visiting professor and opted for a more understated look, sporting a stylish longline coat instead of her usual Hollywood glamour. Angelina expressed her concern for the task ahead, stating that it was crucial to her and hoping she could perform well.

'Proud': Addressing the audience she said 'There is no shortcut to peace and security... I am a proud American and I am an internationalist'

In her speech, she expressed that achieving peace and security cannot be accomplished through a quick fix. She proudly identified herself as both an American and someone who values international relations.

Blue-tiful! For her speech, Angelina - who is a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) special envoy - looked sensational in a navy pencil dress with a square neckline

Angelina, who holds the position of UNHCR special envoy, delivered a stunning speech while dressed in a navy pencil dress with a square neckline. The speech was directed at a group of students enrolled in the Women, Peace and Security postgraduate course. The students were impressed with her presentation, describing it as ‘wonderful.’ The course is designed to equip scholars, practitioners, activists, policy-makers and students with the skills to promote justice, human rights, and participation for women in conflict-affected situations across the globe. The aim is to enhance gender equality and empower women by conducting original research and teaching strategies that promote their economic, social, and political participation and security.

Enthralled: Angelina looked transfixed as she watched the speech from the stage 

Captivated: Angelina was completely absorbed as she gazed at the oration being delivered on the platform.

Elegant: The mother-of-six was a vision of beauty as she waited for her turn to speak

The mother of six looked stunning as she waited for her turn to speak during her fellowship. Angelina Jolie will be conducting her own research in the field as part of her fellowship. The United Nations Special Envoy shared her experience and what motivates her work to the students. The attendees were full of praise for her presentation, calling it wonderful and incredible. One attendee even reassured her by saying she did wonderfully. A post-graduate student expressed her honor of hearing Angelina’s inaugural lecture at LSE on sexual violence, rape and working with refugees, adding that she’ll make an amazing visiting professor.

All-smiles: She looked in high spirits as she took to the stage 

Beaming with joy: With a cheerful expression, she confidently stepped onto the platform.

Ink again: She exposed the extensive inkings on her arm in her fitted navy dress 

Once more, her tattoos were on display as she flaunted them in a navy dress that hugged her arms. Angelina has been asked to participate in public events and workshops related to a course, but only when her schedule permits. Along with others, she helped establish the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative, which endeavors to eliminate the stigma that survivors of sexual violence and children born of rape experience. Her work focuses on reducing the long-term effects of such violence in communities as well as promoting reconciliation and peacebuilding. The school took to their social media account on Tuesday morning to announce Angelina’s presence, and news of her arrival quickly spread throughout the campus.

Sitting pretty: She was joined on the stage by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, Italian Filippo Grandi

Lounging comfortably: The stage welcomed the presence of Filippo Grandi, an Italian figure who serves as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), alongside her.

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