Queen Silvia receives ‘Courage Prize’

  October 16, 2009 at 5:31 pm by

Today Queen Silvia of Sweden recieved the ‘Courage Prize’ in Bad Iburg, Germany.

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The Queen received the ‘Courage Prize’ for founding the ‘World Childhood Foundation’ in favour of abused and disadvantaged children in Bad Iburg the same day. The prize is endowed with 5,000 Euro. Silvia was awarded by Gerd Schoewing ; Chairman of the ‘Courage’ committee.

Earlier in the day more then 600 people gathered around the city hall, waving with Swedish and German flags, when the Queen of Sweden arrived to sign the golden book of the city.

The ‘Courage Prize’ is awarded since 1996. Queen Silvia is the 14th awardee. A thread about the Prize can be found here.

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