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Day 1 - WD2016

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Monday 16 May

HRH the Crown Princess’ programme

Young Leaders Program

The Crown Princess arrives together with HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway who also participates in the event. As patron of Women Deliver Conference 2016, the Crown Princess will give a speech at the Young Leaders program that seeks to elevate the potential and passion of young advocates by providing opportunities for Young Leaders to build their capacity and skills and find platforms for them to share their voices and experiences.

Delivering as One – Global Partnerships for Global goals side event

The Crown Princess attends the side event Delivering as One – Global Partnerships for Global goals.

Minister Forum

The Crown Princess gives a speech at a forum for ministers participating in the Women Deliver conference. The Minister Forum is organized by the UN Population Fund UNFPA, the United Nations equality organization UNWOMEN and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. 35 ministers from around the world are expected to attend and exchange experiences and discuss how to ensure increased investment in girls’ and women's rights and health.

Maternity Foundation side event

The Crown Princess attends the Maternity Foundation side event and gives a speech. The Crown Princess is patron of Maternity Foundation, which is a Danish development organization that aims to reduce maternal and newborn mortality in developing countries.

Opening ceremony

The Crown Princess officially opens Women Deliver Conference 2016 and gives a speech.

HRH the Crown Prince and HRH Princess Benedikte attend.

Conference reception

The Crown Prince Couple attend the conference reception.


The Crown Prince Couple attend the Women Deliver reception.

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From kongehuset.no:

16.05.2016 Women Deliver
DD.KK.HH. Kronprinsen og Kronprinsessen er til stede ved Women Deliver - internasjonal konferanse om kvinnehelse, København.
The Crown Prince couple of Norway attend the conference today.
CP Mary and CP Mette-Marit attend the first event together this morning.

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Every Woman Every Child tweet

"Getting ready"


Centre Hall


Women Deliver"


"We have a beautiful line up of the biggest decision makers & change-makers in the world."


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Maternity Foundation side event

Maternity Foundation, one of Mary's patronges, with:


"Scaling innovations to save the lives of mothers and babies - innovations to actions"

"Accidentally doorstepped Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. As you do"






Maternity Foundation side event:

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Opening Ceremony

Mary speaking





From Minister Sophie Lohde: "Proud! HRH Crown Princess Mary opens WomenDeliver. Strong speech.

This is not a woman's agenda - but for all"

From Mabel van Oranje: "Let's make sure all girls have choice, not chance"

Crown Princess Mary opens WD2016 with powerful speech.

From Jean Hailes: "Australia is proud of Crown Princess Mary - passionate advocate for the rights

of women and girls - opening Women Deliver"

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Maternity Foundation:

"Day one of WD2016 is nearing it's end. What a kick.off! Maternity Foundation co-hosted event on Scaling Innovations to Save the Lives of Mothers and Newborns - with inspirational opening remarks by our patron,

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary - together with UN's, Every Woman Every Child, MSD for Mothers,

Philips, Concern Worldwide, PATH and Grand Challenges Canada.

Photos by Fotograph Mew."




Friend of F&M, Ellen Hillingso also present.


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From the opening ceremony

BB video


"Crown Princess Mary did Crown Prince Frederik proud at opening celebration at the Bella Center.
At the Women Deliver the opening ceremony at the Bella Center, Crown Princess Mary as patron naturally took a lead role. Crown Prince Frederik could not hide the fact that he was very proud of his wife."

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