Today during the Security Council meeting at the UN headquarters in New York, Cate delivered a powerful speech about her experience during her last trip to Bangladesh visiting the Rohingya refugees as part of her work as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. You can watch the video here and we havealso added pictures to our gallery. Enjoy!
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UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett will deliver a message to the @UN Security Council as they discuss the tragic situation facing the #Rohingya.
Don't miss it: https://t.co/y15aGs1UAQ pic.twitter.com/zVxjmtQqXP
— UN Refugee Agency (@Refugees) 28 de agosto de 2018
Today, I met with @Refugees Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett who, like me, visited Rohingya refugees from Myanmar in Bangladesh this year and heard stories of horrific suffering. This afternoon, I will urge the Security Council to unite to end this tragedy. pic.twitter.com/OVpydufADs
— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) 28 de agosto de 2018
Cate also gave an exclusive interview to BBC where she described some of her encounters with refugees in the camps and mentioned the big problems refugees still have to face with the lack of basic rights.