Tuesday, 17 January 2017

World Economic Forum 2017

16 January - 19 January 2017

King Philippe and queen Mathilde attend the Word Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland.

Monday 16 January 2017

Queen Mathilde attended the Crystal Awards Ceremony where her fellow SDG advocate Shakira was awarded for her work for UNICEF.

with former Danish PM and CEO of Save the Children International, Helle Thorning Schmidt and Philips CEO, Frans van Houten


Tuesday 17 January 2017

Mathilde assisted at a panel discussion o the UN Sustainable Development Goals.


And she had a meeting with ANIM (Afghanistan's National Institute of Music) on music education as a tool for girls' and young women's empowerment in Afghanistan.


Meeting with UN representant Shakira and Unesco representant Forest Whitaker.



Listening to the speech of Chinese president, Xi Jinping.




In this video, queen Mathilde talks about the SDGs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gmoqGoUYY4 on the SDG Live Stage.


Wednesday 18 January 2017

At the address of outgoing US Vice President, Joe Biden.


Meeting with Irina Bokova, director general of Unesco: they talked about education, prevention of violence, protection of historic heritage in conflict zones.


At a "Belgian Power" reception




With fellow SDG advocates.




Thursday 19 January 2017

With António Guterres, the new secretary general of the UN.






With the founder of the WEF, Klaus Schwab and king Philippe, during Theres May's speech.



Returning home.

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