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Old 09-20-2012, 02:49 PM
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Crown Princess Mary's Working Visit to New York; September 27-October 1, 2012

Crown Princess Mary Visit to New York: September 27 - October 1, 2012


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HRH Crown Princess participates in activities related to the High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development in New York on 28 - 30 September.
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:42 PM
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Isn't Mary in New York today? Can't find any information in the North American media but I suppose that's not surprising considering Americans/Canadians wouldn't recognise or know Mary if they tripped over her. When will NY visit thread be open?
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:49 PM
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Isn't Mary in New York today? Can't find any information in the North American media but I suppose that's not surprising considering Americans/Canadians wouldn't recognise or know who Mary is if they tripped over her. When will NY visit thread be opened?
Mary's program in New York will begin 06.30 pm local time and the time in New York is right now only 12.49 pm.
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Crown Princess Mary attended the launch event for an international cross-media project entitled "Why Poverty?" at The United Nations in New York, NY on September 27, 2012.




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Thanks for the pictures. Does anyone know if Mary's brooch is new? LOve the orange shade on her.
She has been quite busy this past month and quite a few more travels the coming month.

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HRH CROWN PRINCESS PARTICIPATES IN THE PERIOD 28-30TH SEPTEMBER IN ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE HIGH-LEVEL TASK FORCE ON ICPD


Friday the 28th September 2012

Briefing on the High Level Task Force on International for ICPD
Morning
Crown Princess receives briefing on the High Level Task Force on International for ICPD at Ambassador Carsten Staur, the Danish UN mission in New York.

Meeting with the head of the High Level Task Force on International for ICPD Secretariat
Afternoon
Crown Princess will meet with Maria Jose Alcala, head of the High Level Task Force on ICPD Secretariat at the Danish UN mission in New York.

Saturday the 29th September and Sunday 30 September 2012

High Level Task Force on ICPD meetings
Crown Princess participates in HLTF meetings in Tarrytown, New York.

Reception and dinner
Crown Princess participates Saturday night in reception and dinner for High Level Task Force on ICPD members in Tarrytown, New York.

Monday 1 October 2012

High Level Task Force on ICPD launch
Kl. 12.30
Crown Princess participates in the launch of the High Level Task Force on ICPD at the Ford Foundation, New York.
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Old 09-28-2012, 03:28 AM
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Thanks for the pictures. Does anyone know if Mary's brooch is new? LOve the orange shade on her.
She has been quite busy this past month and quite a few more travels the coming month.
Yes, she is really busy these months. She is doing a great job. Brazil, New York, Russia, Mozambique and Hong Kong in December. I hope she holds a lovely and relaxing autumn holiday with Frederik and their children
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Here are two galleries of the event, a short video and two articles:


** lehtikuva.fi: Prinsessa Mary osallistui YK:n köyhyysseminaariin **


** purepeople: Princesse Mary à New York : Un magnifique sourire contre la pauvreté **


** dr.dk video: Kronprinsessen til kamp for fattige kvinder **


** svenskdam.se: Kronprinsessan Mary också på plats i FN ** translation **


** hola: Mary de Dinamarca: ¡la que faltaba en Nueva York! ** translation **
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She looks a little tired. No wonder with that schedule.
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Old 09-28-2012, 06:58 AM
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Are the New York media covering her visit? If so can someone provide some links, thanks.
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Billedbladet's journalist Ulrik Ulriksen is with Mary in New York and here is an article from yesterday's event

Billed-Bladet - Kronprinsesse Mary holdt fantastisk tale i New York
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She looks a little tired. No wonder with that schedule.
Not to mention that she has probably not fully recovered from her cold or whatever she contracted on the flight home from Brazil.
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here's a video about the conference, and mary's speech at why poverty.

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A few stumbles but she did an excellent job IMO. I'd like to see those documentaries.
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She did a great job. She spoke out for women in places that get little attention. Bless her.
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here's a video about the conference, and mary's speech at why poverty.

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Thank you so much for this most informative video.
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Too bad the American press isn't covering her visit, I was looking forward to more photos.
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I watched the video...and I always think it is quite condescending (perhaps not the right word) or self-righteous or cringeworthy of people like Princess Mary who advocate that for '$25 a woman can have safe birth or whatever...' when her life is what it is, one of privilege and wealth and endless Louboutins it seems...I like Mary - don't get me wrong - but this kind of preachy ideals really bugs me...It seems meaningless that she can say things like this and be concerned and then not put her money where her mouth is...I could be wrong but what is the point of people like Mary and celebs like Danny Glover to be there...PR? To get normal people like US to donate to this cause? They talk about the gap between rich and poor widening...and why is this? Baffling...
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Well, the short response to that is that if you and I tried to put more focus on the issue, no one would care.
The same thing applies to most politicians. - No one cares.

The focus is very much on Africa and no one cares about Africa. Not least the way the economic situation is at present.

It takes some celebrity, glamour or royalty to get some attention.
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I watched the video...and I always think it is quite condescending (perhaps not the right word) or self-righteous or cringeworthy of people like Princess Mary who advocate that for '$25 a woman can have safe birth or whatever...' when her life is what it is, one of privilege and wealth and endless Louboutins it seems...I like Mary - don't get me wrong - but this kind of preachy ideals really bugs me...It seems meaningless that she can say things like this and be concerned and then not put her money where her mouth is...I could be wrong but what is the point of people like Mary and celebs like Danny Glover to be there...PR? To get normal people like US to donate to this cause? They talk about the gap between rich and poor widening...and why is this? Baffling...
it was what i thought, exactly, when i heard about the 25 USD in her speech. i bet that just this trip, with all the transportation, hotels, security costs, etc, has a value of many, many multiples of 25 USD - perhaps even many more than what this speech will actually get people to donate.

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Too bad the American press isn't covering her visit, I was looking forward to more photos.
I too don't understand why her visit isn't covered more? Is it maybe because it is weekend?
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