On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the XI Edition of the Premio Luis Carandell (Journalism Awards) ceremony held at Palacio del Senado in Madrid. Click ...
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On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the XI Edition of the Premio Luis Carandell (Journalism Awards) ceremony held at Palacio del Senado in Madrid.
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On Monday, October 5, 2015, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco gave a keynote speech during the Nuestro Océano (Our Ocean) Chile 2015 conference held at the Sheraton Miramar Hotel in Viña del Mar, Chile.
According to the Nuestro Océano official website the goal of the two-day conference is to:
“…find solutions to deal with illegal fishing, marine plastic pollution, ocean acidification and its relation to climate change. Moreover, the conference seeks to encourage the creation of marine protected areas as a tool to protect the marine ecosystem. A pledge was [also made during Monday’s gathering which would] create huge new marine reserves around Easter Island in the Pacific…”
On the morning of October 6, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and His Royal Highness Princess Henrik of Denmark along with Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark, and Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark attended the opening of the 2015 Folketingets (Parliament) at Christiansborg Slot in Copenhagen.
According to AFP News, SNV is an:
“…international not-for-profit development group who aims to alleviate poverty by enabling increased income and employment opportunities and increasing access to basic services. The organization currently works in 38 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.”
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Held under the theme, The Silent Power of Financial Resilience, today’s gathering focused on “…how consumers can be sufficiently financially resilient…” according to AFP News.
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On Saturday, October 3, 2015, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco inaugurated a pedestrian and bicycle path, partially funded by the Principality of Monaco, in Dolceacqua, Italy. The sovereign prince also unveiled a plaque marking his visit to the lovely town.
According to the Belgian royal court, during today’s visit Her Majesty was informed about the new project, Wikifin.be. Held under the theme, Financial Education: Managing your Money, An Asset for Life, this “…educational program aims to integrate financial education into the classroom.”
On Friday, October 2, 2015, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands met with members of the European Parliament at Paleis Noordeinde in Den Haag.
Meanwhile, at the Haags Historisch Museum in Den Haag, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands opened the exhibition, Held op Sokkel. According to the photo news agency, PPE, the exhibition showcases “…a selection of statues in Den Haag and explains the reason why these historical persons are honored with statues.”
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On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales participated in the Walking with the Wounded’s Walk of Britain.
According to Kensington Palace, the:
“…trek started in Scotland in August and is set to take 72 days, finishing at Buckingham Palace on November 1. Prince Harry has supported WWTW since the charity was formed, taking part in its treks to the North Pole in 2011 and South Pole in 2013.”
And, finally, this evening at Stadium MK, the popular prince attended the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between France and Canada.
During today’s event, organized by the Fédération des Entreprises de Belgique and held under the theme Youth Employment, His Majesty participated in a roundtable discussion with “…entrepreneurs and young people…” according to the Belgian royal court.
On Thursday, October 1, 2015, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived at the Universiteit Leiden’s Academy Building to participate in the conference, China in the Netherlands. The purpose of today’s gathering was to meet with “…China experts in preparation for their state visit to China in a few weeks…” according to a press release.
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On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco visited the Muséum National d’histoire Naturelle in Paris, France. During the visit the sovereign prince was informed about the “…new species of crab found in Papua New Guinea during a naval expedition [supported by the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco] led by Mr. Philippe Bouchet. The micro-crab was named the ‘Actaea Grimaldi’…” according to a press release.
In the afternoon, Prince Albert II toured the famous Sorbonne where he viewed a “…portrait of Princess Alice, widow first wife of the Duke of Richelieu and second wife of Prince Albert I of Monaco.”
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According to Bloomberg Business, Mediafin NV specializes in publishing:
“…financial and economic news and information. The company publishes two newspapers De Tijd and L’Echo as well as magazines [such as] Netto, Mon Argent and Sabato…”
During yesterday’s visit Their Majesties were given a tour of the company’s headquarters and met with staff. The reigning couple also listened in on an editorial meeting with the editors of the newspaper, L’Echo.