Angelina Jolie to be honored here at Dayton Peace Accords event

Internationally known actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie will be honored with a peace award at a black-tie gala on Nov. 20 celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords, according to Dayton attorney Merle Wilberding, a member of the Dayton Peace Accords at 20 Committee.

Angelina Jolie poses backstage at the Hollywood Film Awards in Hollywood, California in this November 14, 2014, file photo. Medical researchers call it the "Angelina Effect, " the surge in demand for genetic testing attributable to movie star Angelina Jolie's public crusade for more aggressive detection of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/Files

Angelina Jolie poses backstage at the Hollywood Film Awards in Hollywood, California in this November 14, 2014, file photo. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/Files

Jolie and former President Bill Clinton are among the dignitaries who have been invited to events celebrating the Peace Accords Nov. 18 to 21.

Neither Jolie nor Clinton have confirmed they will attend the events.

Negotiations took place at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and the Dayton Peace Accords signed on Nov. 21, 1995, put an end to the atrocities of the Bosnia war.

INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 28: Actress Angelina Jolie hugs Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt (L) and Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt (R) after winning award for Favorite Villain in 'Maleficent' during Nickelodeon's 28th Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at The Forum on March 28, 2015 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

INGLEWOOD, CA – MARCH 28: Actress Angelina Jolie hugs Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt (L) and Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt (R) after winning the award for Favorite Villain in “Maleficent” during Nickelodeon’s 28th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards held at The Forum on March 28, 2015 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Jolie, an Academy Award winner and an special envoy t othe United Nations High Commission for Refugees, has worked on many causes related to poverty, peace and the protection of the wild.

The 39-year-old announced the creation of the Centre on Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics  in February, according to PEOPLE.com.


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