Speaker - Mabel van Oranje

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Mabel van Oranje is the Chief Executive Officer of The Elders. She is also a founder and co-chair, together with Martti Ahtisaari and Joschka Fischer, of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

Mabel was the International Advocacy Director of the Open Society Institute from 2003 to 2008 and the Executive Director of the Open Society Institute in Brussels from 1997 to 2003. She founded and was the Executive Director of the European Action Council for Peace in the Balkans from 1993 to 1997.

Mabel holds a masters degree in Economics and Political Science (cum laude) from the University of Amsterdam. She co-founded the Dutch foundation War Child and served on its board from 1995 to 1999. In 2005, the World Economic Forum named her one of its Young Global Leaders.

Mabel was born in the Netherlands and lives in London with her husband and two daughters. She likes modern dance, jazz music and swimming.

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Girls Not Brides: A New Partnership to End Child Marriage

09.19.11 | 00:46:24 min | 0 comments