George Clooney accepted a position as messenger of peace

George Clooney accepted a position as messenger of peaceOn Thursday, the popular American actor George Clooney officially takes office as the peace envoy of the United Nations."In the morning in the headquarters of the UN Clooney will meet with Deputy UN Secretary General Asha-Rose Migiro (ban Ki-moon on the left), which, according to tradition, will award him with a Certificate of the world and an icon in the form of a dove of peace", - quotes RIA "news" the statement of the press service of the UN.After that George Clooney will speak to the ambassadors of the countries that sent its peacekeeping troops in Sudan's Darfur. Hollywood star will share his impressions of his visits to Darfur, Chad and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which he visited along with senior leaders of the combined forces of the UN.Note that sorokafamily actor, was awarded the prize "Oscar" and the title of "sex symbol of the year 2006" by People magazine, has dedicated a lot of time protecting human rights in the hot spots. Clooney made a documentary "Sand and sorrow", telling about the refugee camps in Sudan and Chad. He also regularly provides assistance to non-profit foundations and organizations that defend and promote humane principles.George Clooney became the ninth holder of the honorary title of UN messenger of peace. Before these functions were performed by actor Michael Douglas, zoologist Jane Goodall, cellist yo-yo MA, Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, Princess of Jordan Haya bint al Hussein, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim, writer Paolo Cuelo and violinist Midori goto. Source: George Clooney accepted a position as messenger of peace.

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