H.R.H. Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II

Crown Prince of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, The Royal Hashemite Court

2016, degree in International History, Georgetown University, Washington DC; 2017, graduate, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, United Kingdom. Holds the rank of Second Lieutenant, Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army. Has launched initiatives through the Crown Prince Foundation, including: the Haqiq initiative, a national leadership programme to enhance, develop, enrich and help youth reach their full potential; the NASA internship initiative, which provides Jordanian youth with an opportunity to intern at NASA, which led the first interns to establish the CubeSat programme and its design of JY1-SAT, Jordan’s first satellite which will be launched into space in 2018; the MASAR initiative to inspire and address youth’s passion for innovation in space technology; the “Hearing without Borders” initiative, which seeks to treat deaf children through cochlear implants and to provide specialized rehabilitation, training and education for the recipients, their families and rehabilitation specialists. April 2015, presided over the United Nations Security Council’s open debate on the role of youth in countering violent extremism and promoting peace. As a result, Jordan hosted the first Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security in August 2015, which presented the Amman Youth Declaration. December 2015, the United Nations Security Council’s adopted Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security.

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