The UAE will host Expo 2020!
  • Arabic
Supported by the UAE National Media Council
We are in the process of developing and improving our website, and we invite you to participate in our brief survey to measure the level of your satisfaction
Satisfaction Survey For UAE Interact Website
رغبة منا بالتعرف على مستوى رضاكم عن موقعنا وبهدف تطويره وتحسينه، فقد قمنا بتصميم استبيان سريع لقياس مدى الرضا عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة روعي في تصميم الاستبيان أن يكون قصيرا وسريعا كي لا نطيل عليكم، وعليه نرجو منكم التكرم باستكماله عن طريق الرابط التالي
استبيان رضا المتعاملين عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة

Princess Haya of Dubai honoured with Hunger Hero Award

posted on 23/01/2015: 31190 views



Princess Haya bint Al Hussain, the wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has been honoured by the United Nation's World Food Programme with the 2015 Hunger Hero Award.

She received the award on Thursday during the World Leaders Dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

A former WFP Ambassador Against Hunger, Princess Haya is now a United Nations Messenger of Peace as well as the chairwoman of the International Humanitarian City in Dubai.

During her time as WFP Ambassador, she supported UN operations in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Gaza and Sub-Saharan Africa through field visits, fund-raising and publicity.

She also visited WFP operations in many countries, including Malawi, Syria and Cambodia.

To address hunger in her native Jordan, Princess Haya created the first food assistance non-government organisation in the Middle East called Tikiyet Um Ali. She expanded it so Jordanian families that cannot afford to pay for food now receive a monthly ration.

WFP executive director Ertharin Cousin said: "Princess Haya's steadfast support for our expanded capacity and operations out of Dubai as well as her advocacy for the people we serve throughout the world are greatly appreciated.

"She is a true champion of WFP's mission, and I look forward to continuing our work together in the future.” – The National - http://www.thenational.ae/uae/princess-haya-of-dubai-honoured-with-hunger-hero-award

RELATED ARTICLES

08 June 2017 Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed hold talks with Emir of Kuwait
08 June 2017 Sustainable development, green economy are priorities of Ajman Government: Ammar Al Nuaimi
05 June 2017 UAE supports statements of Kingdom of Bahrain and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Qatar
22 May 2017 Mohammed bin Rashid launches 2071 Zone as core for designing the future
15 May 2017 UAE condemns North Korean ballistic missile launch, calls for preserving international security and peace


Most Read