Royal patron for World Press Photo Foundation

HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands

World Press Photo Foundation is delighted to announce that His Royal Highness Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands has kindly accepted the invitation to become royal patron of the Amsterdam-based organization.

Alexander Rinnooy Kan, chairman of the World Press Photo supervisory board, said that as a Dutch organization World Press Photo is naturally delighted and honored with the Prince as a new patron. "The Netherlands as our home base has been an important factor for our success and this recognition highlights our Dutch roots. Today, our activities reach around the world, but Amsterdam remains the hub for our network of professional contacts worldwide," said Rinnooy Kan.