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I.M. Koenigin Silvia von Schweden. Arbeitsbesuch in der Staatskanzlei in Wiesbaden. Foto: Thomas Lohnes / Hessische Staatskanzlei

Friday, 6 September, Bensheim and Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany: Queen Silvia of Sweden received the ‘Karl Kübel Award‘ for her outstanding commitment for the protection of children. Through the World Childhood Foundation, the 75-year-old fights, amongst other things, against the exploitation of children.

After the award ceremony, Queen Silvia and the Swedish Ambassador Per Thöresson, were received at the Hessian State Chancellery in Wiesbaden by Premier Volker Bouffier, the latter’s spouse Ursula Bouffier and the members of the regional government.

The focus of her visit was on discussions between members of the World Childhood Foundation and Hesse’s government. 

For further information 

Hessian Government: https://staatskanzlei.hessen.de/presse/bildergalerie/besuch-von-im-koenigin-silvia-von-schweden-der-staatskanzlei-0
Swedish Embassy to Germany (HE Ambassador Per Thöresson): https://www.swedenabroad.se/de/botschaften/deutschland-berlin/
World Childhood Foundation: https://childhood.orghttps://www.hessenschau.de/tv-sendung/koenigin-silvia-in-bensheim-ausgezeichnet,video-101486.html

Karl Kübler Foundation: https://www.kkstiftung.de/de/informieren/karl-kuebel-preis/index.htm

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