Angelina Jolie in Lesvos


The UN goodwill ambassador will reportedly visit the refugee camps in Moria and Kara Tepe.

The famous Hollywood actress and activist is expected to arrive in Lesvos today to review the refugee situation on the island.

The former UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador was appointed as Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in 2012 and has been conducting more than 40 field visits yearly addressing the issue of people displaced by conflict around the world.

Angelina Jolie Pitt’s itinerary following her arrival at the Odysseas Elytis airport in Lesvos has not yet been revealed, however, she is expected to visit two main camps in Kara Tepe and Moria according to ANA-MPA.

“We cannot manage the world through aid relief in the place of diplomacy and political solutions,” Jolie said whilst in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley prior to her departure for Greece.

Lebanon alone hosts well over a million Syrian refugees, who now account for nearly a fifth of its population. The Hollywood actress, visited refugee camps tormented by the heavy rain in the area stressing that “the international community must address the root causes of the global refugee crisis.”

source:neos kosmos

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