Queen Rania Speaks At The Global Citizen Festival In New York

  September 27, 2015 at 4:56 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania has spoken at the Global Citizen Festival in New York. The event aims to get people aware and more active in helping reduce poverty and inequality around the world.

Her Majesty said “We extend the hand of humanity to those who are risking their lives in search of peace, safety, and security”. She added “We call on leaders to honor their obligations towards refugees and to increase aid to the Syrian crisis.”

Queen Rania was pictured at the event with her four children, Crown Prince Hussein, Princess Iman, Princess Salma and Prince Hashem.

The event was presented by Hugh Jackman and Stephen Colbert and was attended by world leaders and influencers. Attendees included the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, United States Vice President Joe Biden, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon and Chairman and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg.

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One Response to Queen Rania Speaks At The Global Citizen Festival In New York

  1. Anna says:

    Their Majesties are a force of peace and humanity in the world !Whenever you read about them, they constantly striving to heal wounds and bring foes closer together, so that we all live in a fairer and peaceful world ! And the fact that they are passing that mantle onto their children, is so admirable !

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