Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Attends the Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren. (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands attended the Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren (Dutch Literature Award/Prize) held at the Paleis Amsterdam on November 30, 2012.

According to RVD, the Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren is held once every three years and the prize is worth 40,000 Euros.  The recipient of the prize went to Flemish poet, Mr. Leonard Nolens.

News Regarding Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco. Plus, Other News.

On November 29, 2012, Their Serene Highnesses  and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended a gala banquet for “… the benefit of the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco in Singapore.”  

 

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And, finally, the sovereign prince is expected to arrive in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea sometime today.  Apparently, he will meet “… scientists involved in the Papua Niugini Biodiversity Expedition (PNBE) in Madang …” according to various sources.  The Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco is one of many institutions funding this expedition.

The sovereign prince will also be aboard the “… research vessel Alis and take part in some deep-sea sampling, only if the weather permits.  Prince Albert II will take a trip to the Swire Research Station in the Wanang Conservation Area. The expedition seeks to document the marine fauna and flora of Papua New Guinea from the bottom of the Bismarck Sea to the top of Mount Wilhelm…” according to one scientists of the PNBE, Professor Philippe Bouchet.

Any way, prior to his fun-filled research adventures in Papua New Guinea Prince Albert II will attend a reception held in his honor at the Divine Word University.

Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias Attends the 4th Edition of the Premios Magisterio. (VIDEOS)

Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias was at the Caixa Forum in Madrid on November 29, 2012, to attend the 4th Edition of the Premios Magisterio.  According to the Spanish royal court these awards are presented to “…institutions and individuals whose work and initiatives are intended to improve society by acting in an educational context.”

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Attends the 2012 International Supply Management Congress.

 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was at the RAI in Amsterdam on November 29, 2012, to attend the 2012 International Supply Management Congress(ISMC).  According to RVD, the  ISMC is:

“… an international knowledge and network meeting for the purchase sector and supply chain management aimed at sustainable and innovative entrepreneurship …”

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Attend the “We Are Most Amused” Comedy Gala.

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall were at the Royal Albert Hall in London on November 28, 2012, to attend the Prince’s Trust We Are Most Amused Comedy Gala.

Earlier in the day, The Prince of Wales met with His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah of Kuwait at Clarence House.

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Gives a Speech. (VIDEO)

 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands gave the opening speech at a symposium marking the 10th anniversary of the Prince Claus Chair held at the Paleis Noordeinde on November 28, 2012.

According to RVD:

“The Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity was established by Utrecht University and the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam in early 2003 in honor of Prince Claus of the Netherlands (1926-2002).

The establishment of the Chair attests to the deep respect and appreciation of the academic community of Utrecht University and the ISS (now part of Erasmus University Rotterdam) for Prince Claus as a person, for his work, and for his commitment to, and authority in, the field of development and equity throughout the world.”

Click here to watch a brief video clip.

News Regarding His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco. (VIDEOS)

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco was at the Galerie des Pêcheurs in Monaco to view the exhibition, L’Ours Polaire, on November 16, 2012.  The purpose of the exhibition, developed in collaboration with the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco and  photographer Rémy Marion, is to “… warn visitors about the dangers that threatens this species [polar bears] and their environment …”

And, finally, the sovereign prince recently attended the Conseil Economique et Social annual cocktail party held at the Hôtel de Paris.