Crown Princess Mary among others as Patron of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, will attend the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and a series of events and meetings in connection with the UN General Assembly in New York City from September 17 - 19, 2017.
The programme of her visit was released today:
** kongehuset.dk: H.K.H. Kronprinsessen deltager i FN’s Generalforsamling i New York
° Visit to the Claus Meyer Food School in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
° Dinner with Denmark's UN Ambassador Ib Petersen.
° Participation in the event 'Deliver for Good: Inspiring SDG Action for Girls and Women'.
° Opening speech at a lunch meeting at the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
° UNFPA side event 'Rebuilding Shattered lives and Communities - the case of the Chibok and Yazidi girls'.
° Book launch of UNFPA's book #Childmothers. The Crown Princess has written the preface to the book, which is about a number of 15-year-old girls who have become mothers. During his trip to Burkina Faso in April 2016, the Crown Princess visited one of these young mothers.
° Opening of a new Shamballa flagship store in SoHo, Manhattan. Shamballa is a Danish jewelry company.
° Visit to the Danish health concept Dr. Smood, which aims to create a healthy and organic alternative to fast food.
° Participation in the Forbes Summit.
° Attendance at the Global Goals World Cup and nomination of a player for SDG 5 Dream Team Player.
° Women Deliver event 'Handing over Canada as New Host Country'.
° Dinner and award ceremony in connection with 'Project Everyone'. The hosts for the dinner are Bill and Melinda Gates.