Named Crown Prince in 2009, HRH Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah is the eldest son of His Majesty King Abdullah II, making him heir to the throne. HRH holds the rank of First Lieutenant in the Jordanian Armed Forces, and has accompanied his father on several military and political occasions. His efforts to develop the Jordanian youth community started with the Haqeq (achieve) initiative, an activity targeting school-aged children. In 2015, Crown Prince Hussein became the youngest person to chair a UN Security Council meeting, during which he oversaw a debate on how to prevent youth from joining extremist groups. He graduated from Georgetown University in 2016. In 2017 he delivered Jordan’s address at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.