Princess Marie to become UNESCO Patron

  November 15, 2009 at 9:10 am by

It has been announced that Prince Joachim’s wife, Princess Marie, will take upon the role of Patron of the Danish National Commission for UNESCO. The official ceremony will take place on Tuesday 17th November in the Fencing Hall in the Ministry of Education.

Princess Marie, who will be making an official visit to Hong Kong with Prince Joachim on the 21st, has already been involved with UNESCO, recently opening an environmental conference for school leaders from Europe and Asia.

This will be Princess Marie’s fourth patronage, her first being the Toender Music Festival, her second the Annual Literature Prize, a patronage previously held by her father-in-law Prince Henrik and her most recent, the Syddansk University in Odense.

For more information, please see this thread.

For more information on the upcoming visit to Hong Kong, please see this thread.

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