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Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

Global Health Advisory Board, Honorary Chair

Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet was born in Ottawa during the Second World War as Princess of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, and Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld.
With a passion for health and culture, Princess Margriet has dedicated her work to making heard the voices of victims of disasters, diseases and armed conflicts. From 1987-2011, she served as Vice President of the Dutch Red Cross, and chaired the Standing Commission of the Red Cross and Red Crescent from 1995-2003. She was also President of the European Cultural Foundation from 1984-2007.
Today, Princess Margriet is a member of the Board of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and holds many honorary positions, including Patroness of Vision 2020 Netherlands.