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HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein

United Nations
Messenger of Peace

Her Royal Highness Princess Haya is a humanitarian, member of the International Olympic Committee, and UN Messenger of Peace. Princess Haya founded Tkiyet Um Ali in 2003, the first food aid NGO in the Arab World, and became the Chairperson of its Board of Directors. She was also the first Arab and first woman to serve as World Food Programme Goodwill Ambassador (2005-2007). In March 2007, Princess Haya was appointed the Chairperson of International Humanitarian City (IHC) following a decree issued by HH Sheikh Mohammed. One of the largest supply depots for aid in the world, the IHC aims to facilitate aid and development efforts by providing local and international humanitarian actors with facilities and services specifically designed to meet their needs.

Princess Haya graduated from St Hilda’s College, Oxford University with an Honors Degree BA MA in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. She resides in Dubai, traveling often to her homeland, Jordan.

 

 

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, October 18
 

10:25am CDT