Cate Blanchett baftas 2023

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Wear a blue awareness ribbon In solidarity with refugees and displaced persons

On Saturday, 18 February 2023, Cate Blanchett was among a group of stars and United Nations Goodwill Ambassadors making a statement at the 2023 BAFTA Awards.

“Artists have been invited to wear the #WithRefugees blue awareness ribbon as an emblem of compassion and solidarity for those who have been forced to flee their homes because of war, conflict and persecution,” a statement from the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees reads, noting there are “now over 103 million forcibly displaced people around the world.

Understanding the Meaning Behind Refugee Awareness Ribbons

A Symbol of Hope and Support

Refugee blue awareness ribbons have become a popular symbol of support and solidarity for those who have been displaced from their homes due to conflict, persecution, or natural disasters.

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