News Regarding Members of the Swedish Royal Family.

On November 14, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden held an audience with  politicians from Libya, Tunisia, and Egypt.  According to the Swedish royal court:

“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.”

Meanwhile, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden attended a charity auction in Stockholm “… on the occasion of World Diabetes Day…” according to the Expressen newspaper.

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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Opens the 2012 Monaco Media Forum. (VIDEO)

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…”  

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Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands in Zoetermeer. (VIDEO)

 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was at the Prinses Maxima  Prinses Amalia School in Zoetermeer on November 14, 2012, to participate in Cash Quiz Game in connection with the week-long event known as Week van Het Geld.

According to RVD, Cash Quiz Game is aimed at youths (ages 7 and up) to teach them “… how to manage money through quiz questions…” 

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News Regarding Members of the Dutch Royal Family. (VIDEO)

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.

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Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Attends the 10th Anniversary of the ICC. (VIDEO)

On November 14, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands attended the 10th anniversary celebrations of the International Criminal Court held at the Ridderzaal in Den Haag.

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…”

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Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Visit Wellington, New Zealand. (VIDEOS)

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited Wellington, New Zealand as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

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.

Click the links below for more information about today’s events:

 

 

And, the original trailer for the film The Hobbit.

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