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Angelina Jolie Promotes Distance Learning for Displaced Children

Angelina Jolie, actress and humanitarian, has announced that a new partnership between UNICEF, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, and IRC will provide distance learning and other educational solutions to displaced children of the conflicts in Iraq, Palestine, and Darfur

Jolie spoke at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City on behalf of the Education Partnership for Children of Conflict. She stated that over 4,000,000 people have been displaced by recent world conflicts and that the education needs of refugee children should be addressed. 

The Clinton Global Initiative, a non-profit, non-partisan organization formed in 2005 by former President Bill Clinton, has over 1,000 members who are committed to finding, funding and acting upon solutions for significant global problems.  Targeted areas of concern include the alleviation of poverty and hunger in the world, global health concerns like malnutrition and inadequate drinking water,  the protection of the environment against global warming and education for children in developing countries.

Angela Jolie, the significant other of Brad Pitt,  has adopted children from third-world countries and continues to publicize the plight of children in war-torn areas of the world.

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