News Regarding His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. (VIDEO)

TheKingWAOn November 27, 2013, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrived at the Museum voor Communicatie in Den Haag to receive the first copy of the new Koningspostzegel (King Stamp).

His Majesty also opened the Museum voor Communicatie’s new exhibition entitled, XXS Dutch Design.  The exhibition displays various stamps created by well-known Dutch artists, designers, and illustrators such as Ms. Irma Boom, Mr. Piet Paris, and Mr. Anton Corbijn to name a few.

XXS Dutch Design will be open to the public at the Museum voor Communicatie on November 28 – June 29, 2014.

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Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH

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HM Queen Rania of Jordan Opens a New Building at JUST. (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan arrived at the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) in Ibrid to officially open the new Lecture Hall Complex.

Upon her arrival, Her Majesty was warmly welcomed by hundreds of students, professors, and JUST administrators.  After unveiling a plaque, Her Majesty was given a tour of the new Lecture Hall Complex, which, according to the official website for JUST:

“…comprises of two buildings, each consisting of three floors. In addition to new study halls, the complex includes administration offices, parking spaces, gardens, and agricultural plots, along with other facilities.”

Her Majesty Queen Rania also visited the university’s library and held a meeting with several professors.

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His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh Receives the Bessemer Gold Medal.

DUKEOn November 26, 2013, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh received the Bessemer Gold Medal from representatives of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. 

According to the British royal court, the duke “…received the award for his outstanding support for engineering technology and materials innovation to the benefit of mankind…”

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News Regarding Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan. (VIDEOS)

On November 26, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan held a audience with the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Børge Brende, in Amman.  Discussions focused on ways to strengthen bilateral ties between Norway and Jordan and the Syrian crisis.

In the afternoon, His Majesty accompanied by Her Royal Highness Princess Sumaya bint Al Hassn arrived at the Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Amman to open the new King Abdullah II Faculty of Engineering.  After the opening His Majesty unveiled a new plaque, toured the campus, and was informed about the university’s various programs.

And, finally, yesterday, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan held an audience with representatives from the SOS Children’s Villages and the Chairperson from SOS Jordan at Al-Hummar Palace in Amman.

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His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex Visits the Door Youth Project.

eowOn November 26, 2013, His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex visited the charity, Door Youth Project, in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

According to the newspaper, Stroud News and Journal, the earl met with “…youngsters benefiting from its counseling, education, training and family support programs at the charity’s drop-in center and offices…”

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TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duke of Cambridge Participate in the United for Wildlife Meeting. (VIDEOS)

On November 26, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duke of Cambridge arrived at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) to participate in the United for Wildlife meeting.

During today’s gathering Their Royal Highnesses “…met with global conservation leaders [at the ZSL London Zoo] to discuss how new technology will help put an end to wildlife poaching.”

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Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Visits the Børnehuset Troldehøj in Helsingør. (VIDEO)

mary-2012On November 26, 2013, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visited the Børnehuset Troldehøj (a daycare center for children) to participate in the project, LæseLeg.

Launched in 2011 by the Mary Fonden LæseLeg is a “…tool which helps children ages 3-6 strengthen their language skills through the method of dialogic reading…”

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Photo courtesy of Kongehuset DK

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News Regarding HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. (VIDEOS)

DutchMaximaOn Tuesday, November 26, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived in Badhoevedorp, in the district of Schiphol, to officially open the Koningin Máximakazerne (Queen Maxima Barracks) of the Koninklijke Marechaussee (Royal Military Police).

According to RVD, the new barracks:

“…is home to key personnel and 1,800 military police.  The barracks also has offices, meeting rooms, a canteen, a school for internal training, 340 sleeping rooms, a shooting range, and a sports facility…”

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HSH Princess Stephanie of Monaco Appears on Radio Monaco. (VIDEO)

On Friday, November 22, 2013, Her Serene Highness Princess Stephanie of Monaco, as President of Fight AIDS Monaco, appeared on Radio Monaco’s monthly program, Jungle Fight.

The princess and the radio hosts discussed the “…latest research, treatment, and prevention in the fight against the AIDS virus…”

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Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias Presides Over the XXV Edition of the Premios Rey Jaime I. (VIDEO)

On November 25, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived at the Lonja de los Mercaderes in Valencia to preside over the XXV Edition of the Premios Rey Jaime I de Ciencia e Investigación.

The awards are presented to distinguished scientists and researchers in the fields of Basic Research, Economics, Medical Research, Environmental Protection, New Technologies and Entrepreneurship.  The winners receive a 100,000 Euros, gold medal, diploma, and are invited to join the High Consultative Council on Research and Development of the Presidency of the Generalitat Valenciana.

The winners of the XXV Edition of the Premios Rey Jaime I de Ciencia e Investigación are Mr. Manel Esteller Badosa (Basic Research), Mr. Francesc Xavier Vives Torrents (Economics), Mr. Jesús F. San Miguel Izquierdo(Medical Research), Mr. Xavier Querol (Environmental Protection), Mr. Antonio González Colas (New Technologies) and Mr. Pedro Espinosa Martínez (Entrepreneurship).

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