Category: Charity & Supported Causes

Cate Blanchett Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of Solar Aid

Cate Blanchett Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of Solar Aid

Happy New Year, everyone! Here are some news to kick off the year. Cate Blanchett makes the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of SolarAid. She has been a patron of SolarAid since 2008. Warwick Thornton's The New Boy is...
Cate Blanchett at Global Refugee Forum as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

Cate Blanchett at Global Refugee Forum as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett participated at this year's Global Refugee Forum. On Tuesday, day before the forum official begins, Cate Blanchett moderated conversation with statelessness activists Noor Azizah and Neha Gurung. Cate with UNHCR Supporter Ke Huy Quan...
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett: Seeking asylum is a ‘human right’

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett: Seeking asylum is a ‘human right’

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett spoke to Reuters ahead of the Global Refugee Forum this week. Tomorrow, 12 December, she will be moderating a conversation with statelessness activists Noor Azizah and Neha Gurung. Education for refugees, supporting host countries...
Cate Blanchett to moderate conversation during Global Refugee Forum

Cate Blanchett to moderate conversation during Global Refugee Forum

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett will be moderating conversation with statelessness activists Noor Azizah and Neha Gurung on 12 December in Geneva, Switzerland during Global Refugee Forum 2023. The event will feature UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett in conversation...
Earthshot Prize Singapore 2023

Earthshot Prize Singapore 2023

The third annual Earthshot Prize was held last 7 November in Singapore. Earthshot Prize Council member Cate Blanchett attended the event to present the award for "Protect and Restore Nature" which went to Acción Adina. Acción Andina is a grassroots,...
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett 2023 Missions

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett 2023 Missions

This year, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett travelled to Jordan, Niger, and South Sudan to meet with refugees. Most recently she addressed the European Parliament making a strong plea "for humane asylum policies, rooted in the 1951 Refugee Convention,...
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett addresses European Parliament

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett addresses European Parliament

Cate Blanchett, on Wednesday, addressed the European Parliament in her capacity as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. During her speech she calls for ceasefire in Gaza and the release of innocent civilian hostages, she shares stories of refugees she met during...
Cate Blanchett to present at Earthshot Prize Award

Cate Blanchett to present at Earthshot Prize Award

Cate Blanchett will be presenting at this year's Earthshot Prize to be held in Singapore. She is a member of the Earthshot Prize Council. “The Earthshot Prize is, again, highlighting and incentivising courageous, progressive, and inventive solutions that can...
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassadors read lines from Neil Gaiman’s book ‘What You Need to Be Warm’

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassadors read lines from Neil Gaiman’s book ‘What You Need to Be Warm’

Author Neil Gaiman's new book What You Need to Be Warm in support of UNHCR is released today. Cate Blanchett with other Goodwill Ambassadors read lines from the poem. You can follow UNHCR on their social media platforms (Twitter,...
Cate Blanchett with other artists and advocates signed open letter calling for Israel-Gaza ceasefire

Cate Blanchett with other artists and advocates signed open letter calling for Israel-Gaza ceasefire

Cate Blanchett has joined other prominent artists and advocates in signing an open letter calling for Israel-Gaza ceasefire. She is also a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador since 2016. A group of prominent artists and advocates in the entertainment industry have...
Magazine features with Cate Blanchett

Magazine features with Cate Blanchett

During UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett visit in Zaatari Camp, Jordan last April 2023, she saw how clean energy can protect and empower refugees. The largest field of solar panels built in a refugee camp is in Zaatari which...
Join Cate Blanchett and Sign UNHCR’s #HopeAwayfromHome Campaign

Join Cate Blanchett and Sign UNHCR’s #HopeAwayfromHome Campaign

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett urges people to join UNHCR's global campaign Home Away from Home by signing their petition. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, launched a new global campaign entitled ‘Hope Away from Home’ calling for renewed solidarity...
Cate Blanchett on World Humanitarian Day & new Armani Sì Perfume

Cate Blanchett on World Humanitarian Day & new Armani Sì Perfume

Cate Blanchett's work as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador has made her visit different countries to meet with refugees and help them amplify their voices. During her trips she has also met UNHCR staff who have dedicated their lives to helping...
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett urges for support for people fleeing Sudan

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett urges for support for people fleeing Sudan

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett visited South Sudan earlier this month and witnessed first hand the effects of the ongoing conflict in Sudan. Humanitarian aid is urgently needed and she calls for more support for the people who are...
World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett shares the story of Alaa, a refugee she met in Jordan, for #WorldRefugeeDay. She spoke to Al Aljazeera last month about her visit to Jordan and advocating for refugees. If you would like to...
Cate Blanchett discusses how advocating for refugees with the UNHCR has changed her outlook

Cate Blanchett discusses how advocating for refugees with the UNHCR has changed her outlook

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett visited Jordan last month to meet with Syrian refugees. She spoke to Al Jazeera on how advocating for refugees changed her outlook. With an acting career spanning more than 30 years, Cate Blanchett is...
Cate Blanchett at the U.S. Congress for UNHCR

Cate Blanchett at the U.S. Congress for UNHCR

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett met with other ambassadors while in Jordan to discuss refugee tertiary education access. She visited the U.S. Capitol yesterday to share an important message with the Congress about the continued U.S. leadership and bipartisan...
Cate Blanchett calls for continued support of refugees

Cate Blanchett calls for continued support of refugees

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett has given interviews after returning from her recent trip to Zaatri camp in Jordan to share stories and highlight the importance of continued support of refugees. More images and videos clips has been released....
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett returns to Jordan to meet Syrian refugees

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett returns to Jordan to meet Syrian refugees

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett returned to Jordan to meet Syrian refugees. She was first in the country in 2015, the following year she was named Goodwill Ambassador by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, to help raise awareness...
Cate Blanchett on Yusra Mardini and Sara Mardini

Cate Blanchett on Yusra Mardini and Sara Mardini

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, Cate Blanchett wrote a piece for TIME Magazine on swimmers, Yusra and Sara Mardini, who are named on TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2023. In 2015, sisters and competitive swimmers Yusra and Sara Mardini...