Kris Aquino, the queen of all media accepted the offer of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) as an honorary patron for Asia.
Aquino is in an excellent company, together with Luol Deng of the Chicago Bulls, Khaled Hosseini author of A Thousand Splendid Suns & Kite Runner & Yao Chen from China.
American actress Angelina Jolie is also the UNHCR Goodwill Ambassdor.
President Aquino’s youngest sister said that Luol Deng, Khaled Hosseini & share one thing in common, all of them have families who were granted political asylum.
They benefited greatly from the experience of living in freedom.
She looks forward to doing good work with UNHCR for the next 2 years.
UNHCR’s ‘honorary patrons’ are popular individuals from arts, sciences, literature, entertainment, sport or other fields.
They have expressed their desire to contribute to UNHCR’s efforts to raise awareness about its aims, objectives and priorities.
They also convey messages about its activities and extend it public outreach.