Crown Princess Mette-Marit in Geneva
Crown Princess Mette-Marit paid a two day visit to Geneva. There she attended several meetings with humanitarian organisations. The meetings mainly focus on HIV/AIDS. The Crown Princess has supported the fight against HIV/Aids as a Special Representative for UNAIDS since April 2006.
During the first day of her visit the Crown Princess attended a presentation on the ICRC and its humanitarian efforts. Afterwards she had a guided tour at the ICRC museum.
Mette-Marit also met with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to focus on global trends in the field of refugee protection and migration. During a meeting with the Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria discussions focussed on the vision of a new Aids-free generation.
During the second day Mette-Marit visited the new headquarters of UNAIDS in Geneva.
You can read more about Mette-Marit’s visit to Geneva here.
A thread about the CP couple’s fight against HIV/Aids can ve found here.Filed under Norwegian Royals
Tagged Crown Princess Mette-Marit, HIV/AIDS, Humanitarian Efforts, Switzerland, UNAIDS, Working Visit.
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