Meeting with UNFPA

February, Wednesday 6th

Crown Princess Mary has been busy lately. She has attended both award shows, here and here, and a 10th anniversary for Advice for Life, here. In the meantime the Crown Princess also managed to hosted several meetings taking place at Amalienborg.

Wednesday afternoon she hosted yet another meeting. Crown Princess Mary met with Under-Secretary-General of Executive Director (ED) of UNFPA, Dr Natalia Kanem. She visited Denmark on on that occasion she met with the Crown Princess to talk about UNFPA's ongoing work, challenges and future projects. The Crown Princess is patron of UNFPA. The royal house also inform that the two of them discussed joint activities in the future.

The Cancer Society's Honorary Award 2019

February, Monday 4th

On occasion of World Cancer Day the Crown Princess atteneded the presentation of the Cancer Society's Honorary Award 2019. The award was handed over at Skuespilhuset in Copenhagen. The Cancer Society's Honorary Award is given to a person, group, department or someone who has made a special effort in the field of cancer.

Crown Princess Mary arrived as guest of honor to Skuespilhuset. She was in a great mood. One big smile. She was warmly welcomed with flowers, smilies and handshakes. Shortly after the arrival she entered the stage and presented the winners. This years winners are the supermarket chains Aldi, COOP, Lidl, REMA 1000, Salling Group and Magasin. The reason for them to win are because they are at the forefront of efforts to prevent children and young people from starting to smoke. Congratulations to all of them.

10-years anniversary for 'Advice for Life'

February, Monday 4th

It was a big day when Crown Princess Mary arrived to Ringsted Krisecenter on Monday. She was invited as guest of honor to attend the celebration of Advice for Life's 10th anniversary. Advice for Life is an initiative made by the Mary Foundation in collaboration with Mødrehjælpen, LOKK, Nykredit, Østifterne and local lawyers. The project offer free advice about, among others, economic and law for abused women.

The Crown Princess arrived in a great spirit with a big smile on her face. It was with great interest she followed the meeting. She listened, asked and acknowledge what was told. During the meeting everybody also participated in a brainstorm matters what the most important things learned from Advice for Life. The Crown Princess also participated and added her very own post-its. No doubt that the project has been a success. I look forward to followed the initiative the next 10 years.

Women's Board Award 2019

February, Friday 1st

It has been some pretty busy days for the Crown Princess lately. She has both attended the Medal of Honor dinner for Navy officers, here, a couple of visits in Aarhus, here, the opening of the Cultural Year 2019 between South Korea and Denmark, here and the previous day she participated a meeting, here.

On February 1st the Crown Princess arrived to Egmont Publishing in Copenhagen to present Women's Board Award 2019. The award has been handed over for the first time five years ago. Women's Board Award aim to create awareness about greater diversity in the top of Danish business Also to support the process of increasing the amount of women in Danish boards. This year Crown Princess Mary entered the stage shortly after she arrived and gave a speech. She then handed over the award to Global Account Partner of IBM, Helle Valentin. Congratulations with the very find award.