Program Ceremony Complete

The program of the 2014 Four Freedoms Awards Ceremony is complete. HM King Willem-Alexander, HM Queen Máxima, THH Princess Beatrix and Princess Margriet and HRH prof. mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven will be present at the Awards ceremony in the Nieuwe Kerk in Middelburg. De Royal Family will arrive at 10.30 AM at the Balanspoort. The ceremony will start at 11.00 h. and can be followed live via Omroep Zeeland. 

Program of the Four Freedoms Awards Ceremony 2014 on 24 May in Middelburg


Intrada 2014
Horn Quartet of the Band of the  Royal Netherlands Air Force

Opening by the King's Commissioner in the Province of Zeeland and chair of the Roosevelt foundation, Han M.M. Polman

Welcoming remarks by Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of The Netherlands

Response on behalf of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute by Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, granddaughter of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

President Roosevelt enunciating the Four Freedoms, January 6, 1941

Presentation of the Freedom of Speech and Expression Award to
Maryam Durani
by Ehsan Turabaz, Honorary Consul General of Afghanistan in the Netherlands and Tracy Roosevelt,
great-granddaughter of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

The Song of the Four Freedoms
Middelburgs Kamerkoor

Presentation of the Freedom of Worship Award to
His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan
by James Roosevelt, Jr., grandson of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and
Mark Rutte, Prime-Minister of the Netherlands

Presentation of the Freedom from Want Award to
Dr. Hawa Abdi Diblaawe, represented by her daughter Dr Deqo Aden Mohamed
by Pernille La Lau, ambassador of Stichting Vluchteling and granddaughter of G. Van Heuven Goedhart, former High Commissioner for Refugees of the United Nations and Tineke Ceelen, Director of Stichting Vluchteling


Presentation of the Freedom from Fear Award to
Malala Yousafzai
by Bløf

Presentation of the Four Freedoms Award to
International Committee of the Red Cross and
International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

by H.R.H. Princess Margriet of the Netherlandsand Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

Isabel Provoost

Remarks on behalf of the Roosevelt Family by Tracy Roosevelt

Closing remarks by the King's Commissioner


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