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Princess Haya urges world to address threat to global food prices
23Apr2008

Princess Haya urges world to address threat to global food prices

While in South Africa at the invitation of President Nelson Mandela, Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, UN Messenger of Peace visited one of five African Children’s Feeding Scheme Centres located in the township of Soweto, just outside Johannesburg. “The world is witnessing a new epidemic that is hindering global efforts to fight poverty and hunger. The recent...

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17Oct2007

Message from HRH Princess Haya in support of the MDGs

“I am very happy to speak to you on this occasion. In the equation of peace, hungry people are the most likely to lean towards fanaticism because they have nothing left to live for. Overlooking a segment of the world as large as Africa and the Middle East where the community is largely uneducated is a direct invitation to fight...

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17Oct2007

Princess Haya joins Kofi Annan in launching the Global Humanitarian Forum

HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE. Ruler of Dubai, joined Kofi Annan and other prominent humanitarian figures in launching the Global Humanitarian Forum (GHF). Headquartered in Geneva, the Forum will foster dialogue and partnerships that strengthen the international community’s ability to address current and...