On the evening of February 5, 2014, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium accompanied by King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium arrived at the Square Brussels Meeting Center in Brussels to attend an academic session in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Croix-Rouge de Belgique.
Earlier in the day, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde met with “…heads of Belgian Diplomatic missions abroad…” at the Palais Royal as part of the 2014 Journées de Contact Diplomatiques.
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On February 5, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan met with the “…Make a Difference youth volunteers from the campaign launched by the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) to promote the My World survey in Jordan…” according to Petra News.
On Wednesday, February 5, 2014, Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias hosted a gala reception at Palacio Real de Madrid for members of the Cuerpo Diplomático (Diplomatic Corps) accredited in Spain.
On February 5, 2014, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway arrived at the Kulturhuset in Oslo to attend the launch of the magazine, Faktafyk.
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On Wednesday, February 5, 2014, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visited the 639 Enterprise Centre in Tottenham, north London where he “…met local young people, including entrepreneurs from the area…” according to the Associated Press.
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On Tuesday, February 4, 2014, His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan accompanied by the President of the Swiss Confederation, Mr. Didier Burkhalter, arrived at the Swiss Embassy in Tokyo to attend an “…opening reception in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Switzerland…” according to NHK News.
On Monday, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan held an audience with President Burkhalter and his wife, First Lady Sabine Burkhalter, at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.
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On the evening of Tuesday, February 4, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived at the Zimny Theater in Sochi, Russia to attend the 126th opening session of the International Olympic Committee. Also, in attendance was His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg.
Earlier in the day, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal met with the President of Russia, Mr. Vladimir Putin, as will as with the President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr. Thomas Bach, during a welcoming ceremony at the Rus Hotel ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics.