“The politicians are here to share experiences and discuss the obstacles that female politicians face in different countries. The overall objective is to strengthen women in their political work and to increase the representation of women in decision making bodies. Another aim is that they will network and exchange experiences with Swedish politicians.
They will also meet with Swedish parliamentarians in a roundtable discussion, the Swedish ambassador in Libya and Tunisia and other representatives of the MFA and Sida.”
On November 14, 2012, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco opened the 2012 Monaco Media Forum held at the Sporting Club de Monte-Carlo. This three-day event gathers “… leaders of new and traditional media to discuss the future of online, broadcast and prince communications…”
On November 14, 2012,Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands along with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the 2012 Erasmusprijs (Erasmus Prize) held at the Koninklijk Paleis in Amsterdam.
His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje, as regent/patron of the Praemium Erasmianum, presented the Erasmusprijs to “… American philosopher, Daniel C. Dennett” according to RVD.
According to RVD, guests at today’s celebrations included:
“… a large number of dignitaries and legal and diplomatic representatives of states, international organizations, regional organizations and civil society organizations.
The ICC, which is based in Den Haag, was established in 2002 as a permanent court for the prosecution of persons suspected of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The ICC is an independent organization that is not part of the United Nations…”
A highlight for the Prince of Wales was a visit to Weta Workshop where he had a chance to tour the set as well as meet one of actors from the upcoming Peter Jackson film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The Prince of Wales also celebrated his 64th birthday today in Wellington.
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