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CROWN PRINCESS MARY MET WITH DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL, MATERNITY FOUNDATION AND WWF DENMARK

Crown Princess Mary Met with Danish Refugee Council

On March 22nd, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary met with President Agi Csonka and Secretary General Charlotte Slente from Danish Refugee Council, DRC (Danish: Dansk Flygtningehjælp⁣) at Frederik VIII’s Palace in Amalienborg.

Crown Princess Mary is Patron of The Danish Refugee Council, a private, humanitarian organization covering all aspects of the refugee cause. The aim of the organisation is to protect refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions. It was founded in 1956.

They talked about the conditions for refugees and internally displaced around the world as a result of COVID-19, and about the organization’s priorities in relation to helping people in about 40 countries to a more dignified life.



Crown Princess Mary Met with Maternity Foundation

“It must not cost life to give life” (Danish: Det må ikke koste liv at give liv) is the title of the Maternity Foundation’s book for which Crown Princess Mary has written a preface. The book was published in the autumn on the occasion of the organization’s 15th anniversary. During the meeting, The Crown Princess received a copy of the book.

Henriette Svarre Nielsen and Anna Frellsen spoke about the organization’s work to reduce maternal mortality and infant mortality in developing countries with the Safe Delivery Program.

Since 2010, Crown Princess Mary has been a Patron of Maternity Foundation. The Crown Princess is an active advocate for women’s rights and health, and is a member of the international high-level panel of ICPD and patron for the UN Population Fund.

Vi var meget glad for i dag at mødes med vores protektor, HKH Kronprinsesse Mary, for blandt andet at give hendes vores…

Posted by Maternity Foundation on Tuesday, March 23, 2021


The Crown Princess Met with WWF Denmark

Later, as president of the WWF World Wide Fund for Nature, Crown Princess received, Secretary General Bo Øksnebjerg for a meeting. The Crown Princess was given a status for the WWF World Wide Fund for Nature’s work to preserve and restore nature and wildlife, including campaigns, projects and partnerships both in Denmark and internationally. An important work which helps to ensure that humans and animals can live in harmony with each other and which is crucial for our common future.

WWF Denmark works to protect threatened animal species and disseminate solutions that can ensure a better future for nature and the globe.

In 1972, Prince Henrik (1934-2018), the late husband of Queen Margrethe, took the initiative to establish WWF’s branch in Denmark and, until his death, The Prince was President of the organization.

Som præsident for WWF Verdensnaturfonden modtog Hendes Kongelige Højhed Kronprinsessen i går generalsekretær Bo…

Posted by Det danske kongehus on Wednesday, March 24, 2021


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