HRH Prince Felipe of Asturias Gives a Speech at the IESE Business School. (VIDEO)

On the morning of November 15, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias was at the IESE Business School where he gave a speech during the “… presentation of the Panel on the Realities and Future of Entrepreneurship in connection with Global Entrepreneurship Week Spain.”

And, that’s it.   🙂

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Participates in the 8th Edition of the Conference Growing SMEs, Connect, Exchange, Invest.

On November 15, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands gave a speech, in her capacity as Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development of the Secretary General of the United Nations, during the 8th Edition of the Conference: Growing SMEs, Connect, Exchange, Invest held at the World Forum in Den Haag.

Today’s conference, organized by CSR Netherlands and BiD Network, focused on:

“… linking investors with entrepreneurs from small and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries, providing information about various forms of entrepreneurship development and encouraging networks.”

News Regarding Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain.

On November 15, 2012, at the Palacio Real de Madrid Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain presented the XXI Premio Reina SofĂ­a de PoesĂ­a Iberoamericana (Reina Sofia Award for Latin American Poetry) to poet, activist and former Catholic priest, Mr. Ernesto Cardenal.

Born in Nicaragua, Mr. Cardenal’s works reflect:

“…his personal radicalism throughout which he denounced suffering and the exploitation of the so called banana republics, a central theme of his national song.  In May 2005 Mr. Cardenal was nominated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature … “

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


On November 15, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited the small town of Feidling, New Zealand as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.



Click here and here to watch videos.

Click here, here, here, and here to read various articles regarding today’s activities.



Members of the Belgian Royal Family Celebrate FĂȘte du Roi 2012. (VIDEO)

On November 15, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium along with Their Royal Highnesses Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz and Their Royal Highnesses Prince Laurent and Princess Claire of Belgium celebrated FĂȘte du Roi 2012.

The day began with a Te Deum held at the CathĂ©drale des Saints-Michel and Gudule in Brussels.  Afterward, the royal family attended a ceremony at the Palais de la Nation “… organized by the Chambre des ReprĂ©sentants, the SĂ©nat and the  Gouvernement FĂ©dĂ©ral…”  

Later, the royal family watched “… a military ceremony of homage which took place in front of the steps of the Palais Royal with the participation of the DĂ©tachement Garde d’Honneur.”

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Participates in a Conference. (VIDEO)

Recently, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco participated in the 2nd International Workshop: Impact Socio-Économique de l’acidification des OcĂ©ans sur les PĂȘches et l’aquaculture Conference, held at the MusĂ©e OcĂ©anographique in Monaco.

“Over Fifty-five experts from nineteen countries as well as representatives of international organizations gathered for three days to discuss the impact of the acidification of the oceans on fisheries and aquaculture, with the aim to help policy-makers develop means of response and create a dialogue and synergy among marine biologists and economists.”