Areas of special interest to the Crown Princess
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit’s social engagement in Norway as well as abroad, is evident in her efforts to promote inclusion and the strengthening of young people's possibilities. She is patron of the Norwegian Council for Mental Health and the Norwegian Red Cross and since 2006 has been Special Representative for UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS. The Crown Princess is concerned with improving conditions for children and young people. She is also takes a great interest in environmental issues.