Angelina Jolie expands her UN role; Serena Williams takes on a new one

Angelina Jolie

A Hollywood star expands her role working with the UN's Refugee agency (UNHCR) and a tennis star takes the UN's Children's Fund (UNICEF) on as a new partner off the court.

Award winning actress Angelina Jolie will now be a UNHCR Special Envoy in some of the world's most difficult refugee situations.

Serena Williams

Champion tennis player Serena Williams is now a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF.

Julie Walker reports.

Duration: 2’40″

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