(VIDEO) HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the Launch of the New E-Health Digital Platform, Monaco Santé

On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the launch of the new e-health digital platform (it’s a fancy term for website), Monaco Santé.

The Monaco Santé is a platform that is intended to be a cornerstone of Monaco’s e-health strategy, jointly supported by the Department of Social Affairs and Health and the Inter-ministerial Delegation in charge of Digital Transition. According to the Gouvernement Princier de Monaco the e-health platform is:

“…one of the attractiveness challenges of the Extended Monaco Digital Transformation program which has been building for three years the key infrastructures conducive to the development of solutions to optimize the patient’s health journey as well as the relationship with healthcare establishments. and liberal health professionals.”

Intended to facilitate procedures for Monegasques, residents and visitors for better care the e-health platform is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in five languages ​​(French, English, Italian, Spanish, Russian). The digital platform offers online appointments, a directory of all health professionals in the city and in healthcare establishments, health news and updates within the Principality, archiving of personal information by opening a personal account, and emergency and guard numbers synchronized in real time.

Major new features of the system, the integration of tele-consultation and secure messaging between healthcare professionals, which testify to the growing mobilization of all players in the sector for digital technology to create a more fluid “patient experience” while maintaining the human connection.

In his speech, HSH Prince Albert II thanked all the driving forces within the Principality who mobilized around Monaco Santé platform in a context “…where digital health aims to anticipate, prevent and treat patients. A healthcare system that must be able to rely on high-performance digital tools at the service of everyone, patients and healthcare professionals.”

Photos courtesy of the Gouvernement Princier de Monaco/S.Danna

(VIDEO) Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Participates in a Parade and Presents the Dronningens Ur

Photo courtesy of the Danish Royal Court/L.Sabroe

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark participated in the Kongelige Livgardes Urparade (Royal Life Guards Clock Parade) held at the Livgardens Kaserne in Copenhagen.

During today’s celebrations, Her Majesty presented the Dronningens Ur (Queen’s Clock) which is an honor bestowed on a Royal Life Guard who was selected by the Guard Company as the “…best of the period of service at the end of his service…” in a statement from the Danish royal court. The guard is appointed by his superiors and comrades, who in the selection emphasizes both outstanding military service and camaraderie.

The recipient of the 2022 Dronningens Ur went to Mr. Mads Tjørnehøj Kraaer. Congrats!

Click the links below to watch a video from the Danish Magazine, Billed Bladet:


(VIDEOS) Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Visits with Ukrainian Refugees at the RAI in Amsterdam

On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visited Ukrainian refugees in Amsterdam. The Dutch Red Cross and the Municipality of Amsterdam have set up a transfer location/humanitarian service point at the RAI where refugees are received and where help requests from Ukrainians are provided. The Ukrainian refugees are offered a place from the RAI where they can stay for the foreseeable future.

According to RVD, upon her arrival, Queen Maxima spoke with employees of the Dutch Red Cross and the municipality of Amsterdam about starting up the location and about cooperation with other organizations in areas such as transportation and information provision. The role of the Dutch Red Cross, aid in Ukraine and neighboring countries were also discussed during her visit.

Her Majesty also met with various Ukrainian refugees who spoke about the situation in Ukraine, their journey to the Netherlands, and contact with their loved ones who have decided to stay in their homeland. Her Majesty Queen Maxima also spoke with volunteers who told about their efforts to give the refugees a warm welcome and about their experiences at the humanitarian service point at the RAI. 

Her Majesty also participated in a round table discussion with employees of the Dutch Red Cross, the Salvation Army, Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland, and Takecarebnb, an organization that links refugees to potential host families. 

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(VIDEO) His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain Inaugurates NASA’s New Deep Space Antenna

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain had the honor of inaugurating NASA’s new deep-space antenna at NASA’s Nasa’s Deep Space Communications Complex (MDSCC) in Robledo de Chavela, Spain.

This new antenna will make it possible to connect with spacecraft studying our solar system. It is called Deep Space Station 53, or DSS-53, and is prepared to communicate with, track, send commands to, and receive scientific data from faraway spacecraft on a variety of missions, including NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover. 


If you’re interested in learning more about NASA’s new deep space antenna please visit their official website in the link below:


His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales Presides Over an Investiture Ceremony at Windsor Castle

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales presided over an investiture ceremony held at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England.

The recipient of the Officier of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) went to author and broadcaster, Mr. Lemn Sissay. The recipients of the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) went to novelist, Miss Irenosen Iseghohi Okojie, and former Rugby Union and professional Rugby footballer, Mr.Simon Middleton to name a few.

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HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg Visits a Post-Production Sound and Movie Studio in Bettembourg

On the morning of Wednesday, March 16, 2022, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg visited the post-production sound and movie studio, Philophon, in Bettembourg.

Established in 2004, Philophon Studios specializes in feature films and offers “…both qualified staff and the infrastructure necessary for the development of soundtracks for any audiovisual project…” according to a press release. The studio has seven sound editing rooms and two sound mixing rooms all equipped with the latest technologies “…capable of producing soundtracks in all formats including Dolby Atmos…”

During today’s visit, organized by the Chamber of Trades, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume was given a tour of the studio where he learned about sound mixing, recording, and much more.

Photos courtesy of the Cour Grand-Ducale/K.Barthelmey

His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium Presides Over the Opening of the Business Uniting Talents 2030 Roundtable Discussion.

Photo courtesy of the Belgian Royal Court

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium presided over the opening of the roundtable meeting Business Uniting Talents 2030 held at the Palais Royal in Brussels.

Established by the Fond Prince Philippe with the support of the Fondation Roi Baudouin and CSR Europe the project Business Uniting Talents 2030 aims to reduce discrimination in hiring and stimulate diversity in the job market, by encouraging companies to develop and implement inclusive managerial practices. The participants this afternoon’s discussion included various CEOs, representatives of companies in Belgium, employers’ and employees’ federations. Each of the participants shared their experiences and identified what “…courses of action is needed in the future, in particular with regard to the role that employers’ organizations are likely to play in stimulating diversity in the labor market…” according to a press release via the Belgian Royal Court.

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