Actress and U.N. special envoy Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to Lebanon to draw attention to the challenges facing thousands of Syrian refugee children and to highlight the massive displacement Syria’s three-year conflict has created, officials said Monday.
Pop star Katy Perry said Tuesday that becoming a goodwill ambassador for the UN children’s agency has made her realize there’s more to happiness than material possessions and social status.
Sharon Stone and Cat Stevens will take part in a musical in September honouring an environmental group founded by former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, organizers said Wednesday.
By Edith M. Lederer
Latin superstar Ricky Martin is telling a U.N. conference on homophobia that he wishes he could come out again so he could tell people struggling with their identities that “it’s just beautiful — you find love.”
A music video by pop singer Beyoncé helped inspire one billion messages for World Humanitarian Day on Sunday, which the United Nations said was a social media record.
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has visited with displaced Colombians forced to seek refuge across the border in Ecuador as a special envoy of High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres, the UNHCR announced Sunday.
Spanish film star Javier Bardem on Tuesday urged governments to hammer out a treaty that would protect the livelihoods of performers by safeguarding their works from piracy.
By Cristina DC Pastor
, Elton Lugay
At 40, Tony Award winner Lea Salonga is now a wife, parent, and a decidedly accomplished singer-performer. To our surprise, she’s a lot of fun too, and quite politically opinionated. Consider the controversies she dove into when we asked: Where do you stand on the issue of Ferdinand Marcos’ burial? “Whatever is considered should not [...]