Random Royal News Regarding Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and Infanta Cristina of Spain, Duchess of Palma de Majorca
On March 6, 2012, it was announced by the Danish royal court that Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark was appointed a Young Global Leader in connection with The Forum of Young Global Leaders and the World Economic Forum.
In a press release via the Danish royal court:
The appointment is based on the Crown Princess’ work in the social sphere, including the establishment of the Mary Foundation.
Since 2004, The Young Global Forum has annually appointed the world’s most prominent young leaders with a view to creating a unique network of people who can help solve some of the world’s humanitarian challenges. The ambition is to create a brighter future through tomorrow’s leaders.
The Forum of Young Global Leaders is administrated by the World Economic Forum, which is best known for the annual meetings in Davos, Switzerland, where world leaders discuss world challenges such as social challenges, diversity, tolerance and inclusion.
Upon hearing the news of her new appointment Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary exclaimed, “I am honored”.
Meanwhile, AFP News is reporting that Her Royal Highness Infanta Cristina of Spain, Duchess of Palma de Majorca will not be subpoenaed in her husband’s corruption case. As you may know by now, Iñaki Urdangarín, Duke of Palma de Majorca, and others are accused of fraud as well as “….embezzling public money paid to a non-profit institution, Nóos Institute, that was under his control.”
Sources: Kongehuset and AFF
Photos courtesy of Kongehuset and Zimbio