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H.M. Queen Rania of Jordan

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah is an active humanitarian, whose work focuses on education, cross-cultural dialogue, and finding innovative solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. The wife of His Majesty King Abdullah II and mother of four works hard to improve the lives of Jordanians by supporting efforts to create opportunities for their advancement.


Internationally, Queen Rania is an advocate for tolerance, compassion, and promoting empathy between people of all cultures and backgrounds. Her efforts to challenge stereotypes of Arabs and Muslims and promote greater understanding between people of all faiths and cultures have won her global recognition.


Additionally, Her Majesty is a champion for the rights and aspirations of refugees, migrants, and the world’s most vulnerable populations. She has taken part in numerous global events in support of refugees, and has visited refugee camps in Jordan, Greece, and Bangladesh.


Through her position on their boards, Her Majesty contributes to the work of the United Nations Foundation (UNF) and the World Economic Forum (WEF). She is UNICEF’s first Eminent Advocate for Children, and was on the UN-appointed High-Level Panel that advised on the shape and content of the Sustainable Development Goals, which aim to improve the lives of millions of people before 2030. Her Majesty also serves on the International Rescue Committee’s Board of Advisors, and is a member of environmental Earthshot Prize Council, led by Prince William.


In recognition of her work, Her Majesty has received a number of prestigious local, regional, and international awards, including among others, the Foreign Press Association’s Humanitarian Award; the Andrea Bocelli Humanitarian award; and the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity, as well as the Path to Peace Award, both of which Her Majesty received jointly with His Majesty King Abdullah II.