His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain arrived at the Universidad de Alcalá in Madrid this afternoon to attend the V Premio de Derechos Humanos Rey de España award ceremony. During today’s event His Majesty presented the award to the organization, Todos los Derechos para Todas y Todos, of Mexico.
Upon their arrival Their Majesties were greeted with applause and cheers from hundreds of locals, government officials and of course the Mayor of Wavre, Mr. Charles Michel.
During today’s visit King Philippe and Queen Mathilde attended a reception and a working luncheon held in their honor, visited the local town hall where they signed the Livre d’Or (Golden Book), completed a walkabout where they met with local residents, and of course touched the famous Maca statue for good luck.
Photo courtesy of Monarchie Belge
On the morning of Tuesday, September 10, 2013, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands visited the Stichting Jarige Job in Rotterdam.
According to RVD, Stichting Jarige Job, a participant in the Oranje Fonds Groeiprogramma, creates birthday packages and sends them to children from poor families. Inside each of the packages there are streamers, treats, a cake and of course presents.
During his visit His Majesty met with representatives and volunteers of Stichting Jarige Job and toured the packaging facility.
Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH