(CBS/AP) GENEVA - Actress Angelina Jolie is on a two-day visit to see for herself the results of the Arab Spring.
Adrian Edwards, a spokesman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, said Tuesday that Jolie is visiting Libya in a personal capacity, though she plans to meet with aid groups and UNHCR representatives in the country.
"I have come to Libya for a variety of reasons, to see a country in transition at every level and to witness efforts to fully realize the promise of the Arab Spring," Jolie told Reuters.
Jolie has spent a decade as a goodwill ambassador for the Geneva-based UN. Agency. It said last week that itafter receiving $5 million in donations from her over the past decade.
Jolie has visited dozens of countries to promote the cause of refugees over the years.
On her trip, Reuters says, she will meet with representatives of Doctors Without Borders and with local agencies delivering aid to refugees