AS UN AMBASSADOR
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[ August 21st 2001 ]
Croft Tomb Raider star Angelina Jolie will be
officially enrolled as a United Nations goodwill
ambassador at the agencies Geneva headquarters
Monday following a grueling tour of Cambodia visiting
displaced refugees that previously fled the region,
AP reports today.
of Paramount Pictures video game adaptation shot
scenes from Tomb Raider in the Temples of Angkor
Wat, the largest religious monument in the world
and best known for housing scores of old Buddhist
and Hindu temples around Cambodia.
Janowski, spokesman for the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees said: "We have chosen
this very popular American actress because she
brings a lot of interest to refugees She's especially
popular among young people. She is the kind of
person who can get our message across to young
people. The twenty-six year old Oscar winner has
already toured refugee camps situated in Sierra
Leone, Pakistan and Cambodia.