Royals at the World Economic Forum

Royals from around the World are attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week from January 22nd to the 25th. The World Economic Forum is a yearly gathering that brings together leaders of global society, Heads-of State, global companies, leaders of international organizations and prominent cultural, societal and thought leaders to define priorities and shape global, industry and regional agendas.

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Queen Máxima of The Netherlands attended the World Economic Forum (WEF) in her capacity as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Financing for Development. She attended a number of plenary sessions, and bilateral talks including the Financial Inclusion breakfast meeting: Minding the gap, before attending the Financial and Monetary Systems Stewardship Board Meeting.

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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium attended numerous work meetings and various lectures, accompanied by various Belgian dignitaries, including the Belgian Power Reception organized to promote Belgium and is attended by various Belgian entrepreneurs and foreign investors.

The Duke of Cambridge participate in discussions on the environment and mental health, taking part in a conversation with Sir David Attenborough, discussing his decades of work highlighting the importance of the natural world and the urgent challenges and opportunities that will face the next generation of environmental leaders. The Duke also joined a panel discussion on mental health, using the opportunity to highlight his belief that the world’s major employers have a vital role to play in promoting mentally healthy societies and workplaces.

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended a round table meeting held in connection with the launch of CEO Agenda 2019, highlighting climate change as a core priority.

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Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Martha Louise of Norway attended numerous work meetings and various lectures at the World Economic Forum, along with a host of Norwegian dignitaries.

Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein was also present at a lecture on the 22nd, where he met King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium.

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Prince Albert II of Monaco joined King Philippe and Crown Prince Haakon at a panel session on day two of the World Economic Forum.

Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan attended the memorandum of understanding that the Jordan government & The Crown Prince Foundation signed, paving the way to enhancing the status of the ICT sector and A.I in

Princess Tessy of Luxembourg was also present in Davos.


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