On May 29, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the oration of Professor, Dr. Gert van Dijk, held at the Nyenrode Business Universiteit in Breukelen.

According to a press release regarding today’s event, Dr. van Dijk was:

… appointed Professor at the University (Cooperative) Micro-financial Services in Developing Economies.  He is first chair holder attached to the Knowledge Centre for Cooperative Financial Services.

The Knowledge Centre for Cooperative Financial Services is decorated based on the results of a conference on micro-insurance and social responsibility of mutual and cooperative enterprises.

Princess Maxima has been invited to the oration in her capacity as a United Nations Adviser to Inclusive Finance and in its function as a member of the Netherlands from Dutch Committee for Entrepreneurship and Financing. source

To view photos from today’s event please click the links below.

Sources: RVD and Nyenrode Business Universiteit