2014-09-22

H.M. Queen Silvia and H.R.H. Princess Madeleine in New York, USA September 26-27

On Friday, September 26, H.M. Queen Silvia and H.R.H. Princess Madeleine will participate in the seminar "Children in the Age of Sustainable Development." The seminar will address the topic of Child Protection.

Queen Silvia, among others, will give a speech about Childhood's work and the importance of protecting children from abuse and exploitation. Queen Silvia will attend a press conference after the seminar.

Location: University of Columbia, Low Memorial Library, The Rotunda.

On Saturday, September 27, Queen Silvia and Princess Madeleine will attend a concert in Central Park arranged by Global Citizen. The purpose of the concert is to pay attention to the children's right.

The events in New York aim to consider a global sustainability framework for children's development, beginning at the most local level. The goal of this exploration is to identify ways to work across sectors in responding to the needs of children, particularly those who endure poverty, violence, and developmental barriers.

Accreditation and contact Childhood, USA:
Project manager Amy Freeland, Childhood
E-mail: amy.freeland@childhood-usa.org
Phone: + 1 303 882 6464

Contact Royal Court:
Deputy communications director Annika Sönnerberg,
E-mail: annika.sonnerberg@royalcourt.se
Phone: +46 8 402 64 10