Very soon on the shelf next to " Oscar " received Angelina Jolie in the year 2000 for best supporting actor in the film " Girl, Interrupted " actress put another statuette. It became known that Jolie won the second award of the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his volunteer work .
Recall that her Jolie began after filming the movie " Lara Croft - Tomb Raider ," which took place in Cambodia . According to Angelina , her eyes on what is happening in the third world humanitarian catastrophe she opened it this trip . The actress has contacted the United Nations Commission for Refugees for the information , and in February 2001 it held its trip to Sierra Leone and Tanzania , where she was deeply shocked by what she saw .
In the following months, Angelina again visited Cambodia and then an Afghan refugee camp in Pakistan, where donated an amount of one million dollars to help the victims in the funds of the Commission for Refugees. Impressed interest and Jolie work in humanitarian missions guide the commission declared the actress August 27, 2001 at its headquarters in Geneva, Goodwill Ambassador of the Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees . In the next four years, Angelina Jolie visited a humanitarian mission a number of countries , including Kenya , Thailand, Ecuador , Sudan , Kosovo , Angola , Sri Lanka , Iraqi refugee camps in Jordan, but also paid a visit to Russia in the North Caucasus , got acquainted with the activities of the commission in place .
In 2005, Jolie was honored with the Humanitarian Award UN and Cambodian Prime Minister awarded the actress an honorary citizen of that state .
" honorary " Oscar " also will hand three of fellow actress - Angela Lansbury , Steve Martin and Piero Tosi , about which the president of the Academy of Cheryl Boone Isaacs says :
We pay tribute to the people who have made an invaluable contribution to the development of cinema and looking forward to when colleagues will gather again together in honoring the winners .
Congratulations to the winners !
|Angelina Jolie in Afghanistan|
|Angelina Jolie in Iraq|
|Angelina Jolie in a school in Ecuador|
|... and on the border of Tunisia and Libya fully|
|Angelina Jolie at the ceremony of "Oscar " in 2000|
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