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Article by Angelina and John McCain in New York Times

Angelina Jolie who co-founded “Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative” together with William Hague has written an article together with John McCain for the New York Times for the International Womens Day yesterday, March 8th.

Around the world, there is profound concern that America is giving up the mantle of global leadership. Our steady retreat over the past decade has contributed to a wide array of complex global challenges — a dangerous erosion of the rule of law, gross human rights violations and the decline of the rules-based international order that was designed in the aftermath of two world wars to prevent conflict and deter mass atrocities.

We’ve seen this unfold in Syria, where the United States and the international community have shamefully failed to address brutal violence that has engulfed the country for seven years, led to hundreds of thousands dead and contributed to the worst refugee crisis since the end of World War II.

Read full article in our press archive or at the original source.

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Angelina on the International Womens Day

Guerlain posted a video for the Womens Day with a short interview with Angelina speaking about how we can help and empower women all over the world.

“I hope this year we will focus on the changes we can make, not just in ourselves, but in relation to women around the world who are most vulnerable. What laws can we change, what stigmas can we address? “

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Lecture at “London School of Economics and Political Science”

Two events in a row wasn’t enough for Angelina, she also had time to go to lead a lecture in London on Monday. She gave a seminar to students taking the Masters Course in Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Angelina is is serving as a visiting professor in practice.

The class is part of a series of extra-curricular seminars called “Women, Peace and Security In Practice,” which are designed to give students an insight into the realities of working on gender equality in conflict-affected settings.

Besides speaking about her work as an UNHCR Special Envoy and as co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI), Jolie took questions from the students on everything from the importance of accountability for human rights violations against women in conflict to the link between violence against women and gender inequality.

A source close to Jolie tells PEOPLE, ”She found it very helpful to be able to sit with the students and debate different concerns for women internationally, and different views on ways forward. She hopes not just to be able to teach them, but also to work with them in the months to come, to shape ideas together on ways to improve the global situation for women.”

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Visited the NATO Headquarters for a press conference

Angelina visited the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium today for a press conference with Jens Stoltenberg. She will continue to work together with NATO in the fight against violence against women and children in war times. Angelina started the “Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative” 5 years ago in England she fights hard to make changes in the world. She is such a true inspiration and we couldn’t be more proud of her!

View video of her and NATO’s General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg’s speech below.

Stoltenberg and Jolie have jointly pledged to work together to identify ways NATO can best protect women in conflict scenarios.

Actor-turned-director and special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Angelina Jolie, is scheduled to meet with North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg.

The envoy will address issues relating to gender violence and the protection of civilians in conflict with Stoltenberg and with the members of the North Atlantic Council. The activist has spent a large amount of time working in the field to bring key human rights issues to the forefront of the international political dialogue.

Stoltenberg and Jolie have jointly pledged to work together to identify ways NATO can best protection of women in those scenarios.

“We believe NATO is responsible for and the opportunity to be a leading protector of women’s rights,” Stoltenberg and the actress wrote in an Oct. letter – on which they had collaborated – highlighting existing problems and explaining procedures NATO could follow to protect women in conflict-ridden regions.

They also urged for more unified actions among companies, civil society, governments and political leadership against sexual violence in conflicts.

“Ending gender-based violence is a vital issue for peace and security, as well as for social justice,” the letter stated.

Jolie will reportedly be briefed on the duties of NATO advisers relating to gender issues in Kosovo and Afghanistan. “The focus will be on the protection of civilians, especially with regard to protection against sexual and gender-based violence,” a NATO official disclosed.

Measures to prevent sexual violence, as well as the implementation of protections for women in war zones, is expected to feature prominently among the talks.

Jolie will also meet Vice-General Secretary Rose Gottemoeller and Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security Clare Hutchinson.

The sometimes-director recently met with Syrian refugees and spoke with women who were victims of sexual violence during the civil war. Sexual violence is prohibited in conflict by international law but weaponized regardless.

Jolie is the co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative, which aims to raise awareness about the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.

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1961 Chevrolet Corvette Signed by Angelina, Brad Pitt and Other Hollywood Stars Up for Auction

Angelina, alongside many other Hollywood Stars has signed a Chevrolet Corvette Roadster ad it’s going to be sold at an auction for charity at The Bonhams.

The Bonhams “Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais” auction is held Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Grand Palais, Paris.

Thursday, February 8, 2018, Bonhams will be selling no fewer than 135 collectors’ cars dating from 1904 to 2017, as part of its prestigious annual auction at the Grand Palais in Paris. One unusual model is a 1961 Corvette signed by some of Hollywood’s biggest stars of the moment.

This Chevrolet Corvette Roadster, purchased at a charity event, has the signatures of 20 Hollywood stars on its dashboard: Ben Affleck, Christian Bale, Orlando Bloom, Adrien Brody, Matt Damon, Benicio Del Toro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Downey Jr, Jamie Foxx, Tom Hardy, Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon. Its value is estimated at €85,000 to €120,000.

Several cars could pass the symbolic one million euro mark at this auction, such as a 1968 Lamborghini Miura P400/S (estimated at €1.2-€1.4 million), a 1935 Bugatti Type 57 Tourist Trophy Torpedo (€780,000-€1.3M) and a 1957 Mercedes Benz 300 SLS (€900,000-€1.2M).

All of the models going under the hammer will go on display at the French capital’s Grand Palais exhibition center, Wednesday and Thursday, February 7 and 8, before the sale starts at 2pm.

The Bonhams “Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais” auction is held Thursday, February 8, 2018 at the Grand Palais, Paris.

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