Translation of a Q&A in Billed Bladet #41, 2012.
Where a Ove Nygaard would like to know whether Mary's work in connection with UNFPA isn't a breach of the DRF's political neutrality. And he is here referring directly to a BB article.
Jon Bloch Skipper replies:
In no way. The article was about the humanitarian work that the Crown Princess is doing as a patron for UN's Population Foundation (UNFPA). As such she takes part in the international panel, The High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development, whose purpose it is to fight mortality among mothers and to better women's health ona worldwide level.
I am in no doubt that the Crown Princess will step back (remain passive), if the panel is to decide on political questions/issues. If greay areas will arise or there should be doubt, she will confere with the Danish government, because just like the other members of the royal family she is very much aware that the DRf is not allowed to interfere in politics.
As mentioned in the article the work of the Crown Princess on the panel has a wide backing in the Parliament and it has been sanctioned by the Minster for Development. That as you hint yourself is decisive.
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