Princess Haya Named Goodwill Ambassador for OIE
Princess Haya bint Al Hussein has been appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
Princess Haya’s role is to raise worldwide awareness of the World Organisation for Animal Health’s missions and activities. She said, “The OIE’s role in establishing the standards and approach taken to improve animal health globally is crucial, and especially at a time when the world faces the challenges of climate change, globalization and an ever-growing population to feed.
“I am very honored that the OIE has given me this opportunity to play an active role in supporting its efforts to create a better, healthier world for our animals,” she said. OIE Director General Dr Bernard Vallat said, “I know she will make a persuasive advocate for our goal of promoting animal health and welfare worldwide.”
Princess Haya is also Goodwill Ambassador for the World Food Program, the United Nations food agency, and is aUnited Nations Messenger of Peace by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. HRH is also head of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).Filed under Jordan, United Arab Emirates
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