Ben Stiller arrives in Poland to meet families forced to flee Ukraine by Vladimir Putin's invasion

  •  The Night At The Museum star was pictured arriving in Polish city of Rzeszow
  •  Stiller, 56, is a goodwill ambassador for UNHCR, the UN refugee agency
  •  More than 3.5 million people have crossed into Poland since conflict began

Ben Stiller has arrived in Poland to meet refugees forced to flee Ukraine following the Russian invasion.

The Night At The Museum actor, 56, was pictured on Saturday in the large south-eastern city of Rzeszow, close to the border, speaking to aid workers in a storage facility.

More than 3.5 million people are thought to have crossed over into Poland since the war began in February.

Stiller, who is a goodwill ambassador for UNHCR - the UN refugee agency - will meet families to help share 'stories of the human impact of war' and to 'amplify calls for solidarity'.

Actor Ben Stiller, 56, has arrived in Poland to meet refugees forced to flee the war in Ukraine

Actor Ben Stiller, 56, has arrived in Poland to meet refugees forced to flee the war in Ukraine

The actor took to Twitter to announce his arrival in Poland to meet with Ukrainian refugees

The actor took to Twitter to announce his arrival in Poland to meet with Ukrainian refugees

Stiller took to Twitter and posting a photograph of himself speaking with two aid workers, said: 'I've just arrived in Poland with UNHCR, to meet families whose lives have been torn apart by war and violence in Ukraine.

'Millions have been forced to flee their homes with over 90% being women and children.

'I'm here to learn, to share stories that illustrate the human impact of war and to amplify calls for solidarity.

'I hope you'll follow along and share your own messages of support, for people who have fled their homes in Ukraine and for people who have been forced to flee all over the world.

'Everyone has the right to seek safety. Whoever, wherever, whenever.'

Stiller, pictured earlier this week, is a goodwill ambassador for UNHCR, the UN refugee agency

Stiller, pictured earlier this week, is a goodwill ambassador for UNHCR, the UN refugee agency

The Zoolander and Meet The Fockers star's presence in Poland comes ahead of World Refugee Day on June 20.

He started working with the UNHCR in 2016 and has travelled with the body to meet refugees in Germany, Jordan, Guatemala and Lebanon.

In 2019, he testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, where he pleaded with lawmakers.

He said: 'We must not look away, we cannot let Syrian families go deeper into destitution and we cannot let their children be part of a lost generation.' 

Stiller is not the first celebrity to involve themselves in humanitarian work for Ukraine, with Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher raising £29million ($35m) for the country and David Beckham handing over his Instagram page to a Ukrainian doctor in Kharkiv for the day.

More than 3.5 million refugees are thought to have crossed over into Poland from Ukraine since the conflict began in February (file pic from March 2022)

More than 3.5 million refugees are thought to have crossed over into Poland from Ukraine since the conflict began in February (file pic from March 2022)

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Ben Stiller arrives in Poland to meet families forced to flee Ukraine by Vladimir Putin's invasion

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