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Princess Märtha Louise of Norway

Switzerland / UNHCR / Goodwill Ambassador Princess Martha Louise of Norway at the Nansen Medal Award ceremony, with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Mrs. Sadako Ogata, and the recipients of the award, Dr. Libertine Amathila, and Julian Weis, who received the medal awarded posthumously to his father, Paul Weis. / UNHCR / A. Hollmann / 7 October 1991

About Princess Märtha Louise

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway is an author, equestrian, businesswoman and philanthropist. From a young age, she has used her position to draw attention to a number of causes at home and abroad. She has taken an active interest in the plight of refugees and as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the princess visited the Liberia-Côte d’Ivoire border to observe the refugee agency at work and to raise awareness about the displaced people there.