During the conference the sovereign prince spoke in front of a packed audience from around the world regarding the importance of “…protecting the Arctic and biodiversity.”
Through his personal foundation, Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco, the prince created a fund worth 100,000 Euros to safeguard and develop Reindeer; moreover, Prince Albert II “…signed an agreement with International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry (ICR)…”
Any way, as the princely couple were leaving the Diehtosiida Auditorium, where the WITC was held, the Norwegian network, NRK, asked Princess Charlene about her visit to Lapland, “… it was a wonderful experience!” as she smiled broadly.
Meanwhile, Her Royal Highness Princess Mathilde of Belgium is currently in Albania as a special representative for the World Health Organization (WHO). The purpose of her visit is to promote the importance of vaccination and to “…highlight the work of the WHO health professionals 2012 vaccination campaign.”
During her visit to Albania Princess Mathilde will meet with local dignitaries, visit various community health centers as well as various schools.
Sources: NRK, WITBC Sápmi, and La Monarchie Belge.
Photos courtesy of WITBC Sápmi and Nordlys.no