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Old 09-22-2015, 02:55 PM
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Crown Princess Mary's Working Visit to New York City: September 27-29, 2015

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Maybe a new separate thread should be opened to Mary's upcoming working trip to New York?

The DRF informs an upcoming 3-days working trip for dilligent Mary to New York next week:
Program for besøg i New York - Kongehuset

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HRH Crown Princess Mary is in New York on September the 27 to 29 for among others events to participate in a number of activities related to the UN General Assembly.

The trip is under the auspices of Crown Princess Mary's commitment to the promotion of women's and girls' rights and gender equality, including the Crown Princess membership of the High Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development.

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Sunday, September 27

Global Leaders' Meeting on Achieving Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment
At 8.45 AM

During her visit the Crown Princess attend the 'Global Leaders' Meeting on Achieving Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment'. The meeting is based on the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Programme of Action of the Fourth World Congress on Women in 1995 which aims to get leaders to reaffirm the countries 'political commitment and determination to achieve the objectives of women's and girls' rights . Chinese President Xi Jinping and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, will host the meeting. Denmark's Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen will also participate in the meeting.

Visit by North Nordic Food Festival
At 11.20 AM

The Crown Princess will also participate in 'North Nordic Food Festival'. A festival for the third year in a row shelves Nordic cuisine. Under the 'Europe Day' the Crown Princess will also meet Danish chef and entrepreneur Claus Meyer who in 2016 will open a'Nordic Food Hall' at Grand Central Terminal in New York. Here is also involved environmental and Eva Kjer Hansen.

#Generation 2030: torchbearers for the SDGs
At 1.30 PM

The Crown Princess holds the keynote speech during the meeting '# Generation2030: torchbearers for the SDG's'. A meeting which focuses on young people's key role in implementing the new worlds goals. The meeting will be held jointly by Denmark, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, United Nations Development Programme, the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for young people and civil society organization 'Restless Development'. In addition, the chairman of the UN General Assembly Danish Mogens Lykketoft. A number of young people will talk about their personal involvement in such. sexual and reproductive health, and the meeting will provide an opportunity for dialogue between young people and government representatives.

Maternity Foundation
At 5.00 PM

The Crown Princess gives the opening speech at the Danish organization 'Maternity Foundations' arrangement 'Mobile Innovations for Maternal Health'. The event focuses on the use of mobile technology to save mothers 'and infants' lives in developing countries. The event will 'The Safe Delivery App' - a new mobile learning tool for facilitators in Africa - will be presented. The app is developed by the Maternity Foundation in collaboration with the University of Southern Denmark.

Monday, September 28

Meeting of the High Level Task Force
Kl. 10.00

The Crown Princess participates in a whole-day meeting of the High Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development (HLTF). HLTF is an independent body made up of 26 prominent leaders including heads of state, ministers and parliamentarians, representatives of civil society and the private sector and philanthropic leaders. HLTF aims to promote and ensure women's and girls' sexual and reproductive health and rights in the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Crown Princess has been a member of the HLTF since its establishment in October 2012.

Tuesday, September 29

Women Deliver: The Road to Copenhagen 2016
At 9.10 AM

'Women Deliver: The Road to Copenhagen' is a meeting organized by the organization Women Deliver, UNWomen and the Danish UN Mission. Here the Crown Princess together with the executive directors of UN Women and Women Deliver, the Danish foreign minister, Kristian Jensen, as well as ministers for gender equality and youth from around the world discuss how investing in girls and women's health, rights and well-being can help to create prosperity. The meeting in New York leading up to next year's Women Deliver conference to be held in Copenhagen in May 2016 with Crown Princess Mary as patron.
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Old 09-25-2015, 04:29 PM
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For the admins...
Maybe a new separate thread should be opened to Mary's upcoming working trip to New York?

The DRF informs an upcoming 3-days working trip for dilligent Mary to New York next week:
Program for besøg i New York - Kongehuset
Very busy Sunday for Mary.
Looking forward to the 3 day visit
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Old 09-26-2015, 04:29 AM
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BB article about Mary's coming visit to New York:

Kronprinsesse Mary i New York | Billed Bladet

It gonna be some busy days, especially the first day, tomorrow Sunday :)

As Mary's first event start already early tomorrow morning, I guess Mary will drive to Copenhagen airport today in the afternoon or evening. New York is 6 hours behind of Danish time and the flight time is about 8-9 hours.
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Old 09-27-2015, 10:40 AM
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Old 09-27-2015, 12:11 PM
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Princess Mary must be one of the busys crown princesses .... And she always looks happy to see everyone
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Old 09-27-2015, 01:49 PM
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Image of Mary at the North Nordic Food Festival
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Old 09-27-2015, 02:20 PM
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A few more lovely photos . She looks beautiful
https://scontent.cdninstagram.com/hp...94219530_n.jpg
https://scontent.cdninstagram.com/hp...28452138_n.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CP6aD9rWgAAuLs9.jpg:large
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Old 09-27-2015, 03:06 PM
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Princess Mary must be one of the busys crown princesses .... And she always looks happy to see everyone
Indeed. It's not without reason she is so popular. It's always a pleasure to see people doing their work with genuine joy.


Mary is in the company of both the Danish Prime Minister and other Danish politicians on the working visit.

Shortly before 9.00 pm. Mary arrived to The United Nations Building in Manhattan where she first held a short meeting with Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen.
A few minutes later it was time for the meeting "Global Leaders' Meeting about Achieving Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment".
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Old 09-27-2015, 05:39 PM
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what a smile

At the maternity foundation
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CP8H5D_UsAAESXH.jpg:large

and other meetings
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CP72xo4XAAEKK4G.jpg:large
https://m.facebook.com/prince.kaka/p...06798594156007
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Old 09-27-2015, 05:48 PM
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CP Mary attend The Generation 2030: torchbearers for the SDGs meetings:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CP72xo4XAAEKK4G.jpg:large

"Had the pleasure of talking to the Crown Princess and talk about the voluntary association life work of the world."
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CP7tH9yVEAA5k8L.jpg:large

https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...18&oe=56967E2A

CP Mary gives the opening speech and attends the Danish organization 'Maternity Foundations' (Mary is patron) arrangement 'Mobile Innovations for Maternal Health':

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CP8H5D_UsAAESXH.jpg:large
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Old 09-27-2015, 07:19 PM
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And an article and a few more pictures from Billed Bladet, including one of Mary attending a casual evening party. I don't know where she finds the energy after such a busy day. Very admirable!

Kronprinsesse Mary bagte kanelsnurrer med Claus Meyer | Billed Bladet
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Old 09-28-2015, 03:25 AM
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I've had it with this Nordic cuisine routine, where Mary acts as though she's the cook at home. You don't fool me, Mary!


Indeed, what a busy day. I hope there will be some time for her to enjoy NY as well.
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Old 09-28-2015, 05:35 AM
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I've had it with this Nordic cuisine routine, where Mary acts as though she's the cook at home. You don't fool me, Mary!


Indeed, what a busy day. I hope there will be some time for her to enjoy NY as well.

Perhaps they should use Frederik more in that role? Not that I believe he is any better than Mary as a cook, but I know up to several ladies here on TRF who would like to see Frederik with an apron.
And aren't men who cook sexy? That's at least what my wife tells me. - Hmm, come to think of it, wonder if she's had me all these years?
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Old 09-28-2015, 08:46 AM
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BB picture and article from BB: Kronprinsesse Mary bagte kanelsnurrer med Claus Meyer | Billed Bladet

Nice picture of Mary baking with the kids and their parents:
https://instagram.com/p/8J__YWMtr1/?...y=billedbladet

Mary visited the Nordic food festival in New York and baked with children from the renowned Danish chef Claus Meyer. And Mary certainly bring smiles on the faces...

- "Crown Princess Mary is an incredibly warm and present (comitted) person and it always throws a special energy to an event," Claus Meyer told Billedbladet.

Mary immediately began to create cinnamon twirls which chef Claus Meyer think was glorious.

*- "I was quite impressed with it. I had been told the program didn't involve time for baking and I can fully understand when there is 40 cameras flicked around. But she literally took the dough in her hands and began to roll out the dough and took her very good time to it. So it was yet another good experience with the Crown Princess."


*** I remember Frederik has said that Mary bakes with the children and that she especially makes some good coconut cakes (he called them coconut-something, can't remember the exact word)




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HQ gallery with 7 pictures (so far) from Kongehuset.dk:
Besøg i New York - Kongehuset

I have noticed Mary always uses good old-fashioned note-books and pencil. And not iPads or computers. It's also in my opinion the best way to learn and not least to remember what you learn.

At The Maternity Foundation event last night:

"(...)And a special thank you to our patron HRH Crown Princess Mary for being a tireless advocate for mothers' global health."
https://scontent-ams3-1.xx.fbcdn.net...f7&oe=56A4CAC4



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More nice pictures :)

https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...fc&oe=5698FAB3
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...05&oe=56A0703A
http://s02.imageupper.com/1/1/U1443453241319492_3.jpg
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...3b&oe=56A03591
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...ac&oe=568C71BA
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...31&oe=569E60FB
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Old 09-28-2015, 11:19 AM
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Perhaps they should use Frederik more in that role? Not that I believe he is any better than Mary as a cook, but I know up to several ladies here on TRF who would like to see Frederik with an apron.
And aren't men who cook sexy? That's at least what my wife tells me. - Hmm, come to think of it, wonder if she's had me all these years?
I wouldn't complain
If I remember correctly, I believe Frederik said that while they were dating he was in charge of the cooking since Mary wasn't that great at it
And i think earlier this year, he commented about making pizza with the kids
http://scandasia.com/wp-content/uplo...Arla-Pizza.jpg

A few more pictures of Mary in NY (such a warm person)
http://imageupper.com/s02/1/1/U1443453241319492_1.jpg
http://s02.imageupper.com/1/1/U1443453241319492_2.jpg
http://s02.imageupper.com/1/1/U1443453241319492_4.jpg

this one of her receiving flowers is very cute
http://s02.imageupper.com/1/1/U1443453241319492_3.jpg

At the Nordic Festival they had the delicious Danish hot dogs that we have discussed here
https://scontent.fsan1-1.fna.fbcdn.n...45&oe=569666B0

some galleries of Mary's visit
https://www.facebook.com/consulatede...54236264689942
https://www.facebook.com/prince.kaka...06798594156007
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Old 09-28-2015, 11:37 AM
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Thanks, Roskilde (and Polyesco).

I make those crocus cookies too from time to time.
- Especially when Lidl has a discount offer for three packs of ready-made cookie-powder.
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Do you know where she is staying in NY? The Danish consulate?
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Maybe these food events are a subtle hint for her to learn how to cook. HA!
Muhler would it be a coconut slice you are talking about.
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Maybe these food events are a subtle hint for her to learn how to cook. HA!
Muhler would it be a coconut slice you are talking about.
Don't know.

These are variants of "kokoskager = coconut cakes", with strips of coconut either on top or mixed in with the dough.
Like this:
http://bloggersdelight-dk.bloggersde...05-04-011a.jpg

Or, and that's even more popular with children - and dads - and uncles, chocolate muffins with coconut:
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-oPHBCnIQXe...2+17.18.13.jpg
https://marieskak.files.wordpress.co...2-16-15-29.jpg

And the all time favorite at children's birthday parties. Chocolate muffins with chocolate or coconut, and no doubt served at M&F's home as well: http://www.madenimitliv.dk/wp-conten...014/04/002.jpg
Alternatively this more colorful variant:
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-cq9zwy0cFJ...0/foto%2B3.JPG

So, are we talking about the same thing?
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Muhler, these muffins look scrumptious. Now I'm craving some chocolate with a touch of coconut . It's good to see Mary out, and about in NYC.


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