On the afternoon of October 28, 2015, Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark attended the UNESCO 70th anniversary history conference held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France.
Held under the theme, Making a Difference: Seventy Years of UNESCO Actions, discussions focused on “…world heritage conservation to post-conflict reconstruction, from peace building to dissemination of knowledge. The objective is to gain a better understanding of UNESCO’s relevance and its capacity to help building the defenses of peace in the minds of men and women…” according to the UNESCO official website.
On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain gave a speech during the X Symposium Cotec Europa for Industrial Research and Innovation held at the National Council of Research in Rome, Italy. King Juan Carlos of Spain also attended today’s event.
On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark unveiled the new 2015 Julemærket (Christmas Seal) at inside the Ballroom at the Københavns Rådhus.
For the third time Her Majesty designed the popular Julemærket. Proceeds from the sale of the Julemærket go to “…Denmark’s four Christmas Seal homes, where roughly 750 children each year take up residence. Here they get help to deal with various problems such as bullying and loneliness…” according to the Danish royal court.
On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands arrived at the Doopsgezinde Gemeente (Mennonite Church) in Haarlem to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the organization, Simavi.
During today’s celebration the princess attended a symposium which discussed the history of the organization as well as viewed the exhibition at De Gang entitled, Voorkómen is beter, 90 jaar Simavi, by photojournalist Mr. Raymond Rutting.