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(VIDEOS) HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attends a Workshop in Enschede.

  On the afternoon of Tuesday, November 22, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attended the Digitale Werkplaats (Digital Workshops) held at Hangar 11 at the Airport Twente in Enschede. The workshop is a two-day initiative from Google Netherlands, Netherlands Qredits Microfinance and municipalities to promote digital skills among entrepreneurs.  Her Majesty is a “…member of the Dutch … Continue reading

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(VIDEOS) HM King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands Opens the Erasmus Experience.

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands officially opened the Erasmus Experience held at the Bibliotheek Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The library houses the world’s largest collection of books and letters by the famous the Dutch humanist, Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus. Approximately five thousand of these works form the basis for the interactive … Continue reading

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HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attends a Celebration in Zoetermeer.

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attended the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Stichting Participatie, Integratie en Emancipatie Zoetermeer (Piëzo) in Zoetermeer. According to RVD, the foundation: “…focuses on people in vulnerable situations and gives them support in finding their way in society. Ten years ago, the foundation has … Continue reading

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Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attends a Conference in Katwijk.

On Monday, September 26, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attended the FMO Future of Finance Conference held at the TheaterHangaar in Katwijk. According to RVD, the purpose of the three-day conference is for attendees to “…gain new insights and exchange knowledge and experiences in the field of inclusive finance in developing countries. More … Continue reading

(VIDEOS) TMs King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attend the 2016 Prinsjesdag.
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(VIDEOS) TMs King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attend the 2016 Prinsjesdag.

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, Their Majesties King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands attended the 2016 Prinsjesdag held at the Ridderzaal (Hall of Knights) in Den Haag. Prinsjesdag (Prince’s Day/Budget Day) is the opening of the new parliamentary year of the … Continue reading

(VIDEO) His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
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(VIDEO) His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

On Monday, September 19, 2016, His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in southwest Amsterdam. During today’s festive celebrations His Majesty gave a speech.  Here is what he had to say (rough translation) : “Ladies and gentlemen, One hundred years of the Schiphol [Airport]. That’s the … Continue reading

HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attends the 10th Edition of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge.
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HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attends the 10th Edition of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge.

On Wednesday, September 14, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attended the finals of the 10th Edition of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge held at the Gashouder in Amsterdam. The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge is the largest annual and international green business plan competition. The winner receives €500,000 to help bring her or his … Continue reading

Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Visits the Explosieven Opruimingsdienst Defensie.
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Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Visits the Explosieven Opruimingsdienst Defensie.

On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 13, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visited the Explosieven Opruimingsdienst Defensie (EOD) in Soesterberg, Netherlands. According to RVD, during today’s visit Her Majesty “…spoke with EOD’er in training and an instructor. They  got to see what equipment the EOD used in making harmless and detonation of explosives…”  Click … Continue reading

Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Visits a Class at the ROC van Amsterdam – MBO College Amstelland.
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Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Visits a Class at the ROC van Amsterdam – MBO College Amstelland.

On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands accompanied by the CEO of the Dutch Association of Insurers, Mr. Richard Weurding, visited two Money/Ways classes, as part of European Money Week, at the ROC van Amsterdam-MBO College Amstelland in Amstelveen. European Money Week is a joint initiative by European banking associations that aims to raise public … Continue reading

His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands Opens a New Museum in Wassenaar.
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His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands Opens a New Museum in Wassenaar.

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands along with Her Royal Highness Princess Irene of the Netherlands opened the new Museum Voorlinden in Wassenaar.   Founded by Mr. Joop van Caldenborgh the private museum displays modern and contemporary art at the Estate Voorlinden. According to RVD, the Museum Voorlinden overlooks a “…garden and … Continue reading

(VIDEOS) Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Visits the Province of Zeeland.
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(VIDEOS) Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Visits the Province of Zeeland.

On Friday, September 9, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visited the province of Zeeland in the south-west region of the Netherlands. According to RVD, today’s visit focused on: “…innovations in the aquaculture industry in Zeeland.  [The region’s] entrepreneurs, municipalities and school students show highlights Zeeland has in saline cultivation, mussel innovation, education and … Continue reading