After having visited the European Development Days at Tour & Taxis yesterday, queen Mathilde hosted a ladies meeting at the Royal Palace in Brussels today to work on the SDGs.
Her guests were:
- Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank
- Jayathma Wickramanayake, Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Youth
- Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict.
- Human rights activist Nadia Murad.
With Pramila Patten, UN against sexual violence in conflict
with Mrs Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank
with UN Youth envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake
An honor to meet Queen Mathilde @MonarchieBe for an important discussion about development that leaves no one behind, especially girls, women and vulnerable groups pic.twitter.com/YejUFZdbpr— Kristalina Georgieva (@KGeorgieva) 6 juni 2018
On the sidelines of #EDD18 I had the honor of meeting HM Queen Mathilde of Belgium 🇧🇪 and HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark 🇩🇰👸🏼👸🏻— UN Youth Envoy (@UNYouthEnvoy) 6 juni 2018
They are both doing great work on education 📚 + Mental Health & promised to carry the msg of youth empowerment wherever they go! 💪🏽 pic.twitter.com/Ar2R7iOShf
Excellent meeting with Queen Mathilde of Belgium where we discussed the critical need for mental health care in the wake of the trauma of sexual violence. pic.twitter.com/V3e1jSXEuF— UN Against Sexual Violence in Conflict (@endrapeinwar) 7 juni 2018