On the evening of Tuesday, November 29, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan received the Foreign Press Association’s Humanitarian Award in London, England.
Her Majesty was given the award in recognition of her “…extraordinary humanitarian work addressing the Syrian refugee crisis, and her active and compassionate role in promoting education and championing women…” according to the official website for the queen.
On the morning of November 30, 2016, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway visited the Realfagsbiblioteket (Science Library) at the Universitetet i Oslo (University of Oslo) in Oslo, Norway.
According to the Norwegian royal court the Realfagsbiblioteket is “… one of the three candidates up for the Library of the Year award. The library is also one of the largest research libraries in science and has been a central place for discussion and debate…”
During her visit the future queen of Norway was given a tour of the fantastic library as well as met with undergraduate students.
On the evening of Wednesday, November 30, 2016, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium visited Kasteel Heeze in the Netherlands.
The royal couple were welcomed to the 17th century castle by its current owner, Baron Tuyll van Serookerken, the Mayor of Heeze-Leende, Mr. Paul Verhoeven, and various Dutch government officials.
Prior to their visit to Kasteel Heeze Their Majesties visited the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven where they participated in a symposium as well as workshops which focused on the “…future of the Dutch and Belgian media…” according to Dutch newspaper, Eindhovens Dagblad.
On the afternoon of Wednesday, November 30, 2016, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden hosted a luncheon in honor of the President of Poland, Mr. Andrzej Duda and his wife, Mrs. Agata Kornhauser-Duda, visit to Stockholm, Sweden.
On November 30, 2016, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge carried out several engagements in Derby, England.
This morning the duke visited the Rolls Royce factory where he toured the Rolls Royce XWB engine assembly line and technology center. The duke also visited the Bombardier Transportation UK Limited and the Padley Development Centre.
For more information about today’s visit to Derby as well as to view photos please click the links below.