Princess Stéphanie visits COVID screening centre

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco visited a COVID-19 screening centre in Espace Léo Ferré, Monaco, last week. The royal wore a surgical mask and used hand sanitiser as soon as she entered the building. Upon arrival, the Princess was welcomed by Didier Gamerdinger, Minister of Social Affairs and Health; Camille Svara First Deputy Mayor; Lieutenant-Colonel Norbert Fassiaux, Chief of the Fire…
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May Jewels: Norway’s famous emeralds

To conclude our May series on royal emeralds, we are taking a look at the emeralds in the Norwegian royal vault. The Norwegian Royal Family has a large emerald and diamond tiara with matching earrings, brooch and necklace. The tiara is in a neo-classical style and…

Tessy Antony de Nassau releases message for International Peacekeeping Day

Tessy Antony de Nassau, a former UN peacekeeper, released a video statement yesterday in honour of National Peacekeeping Day 2020. In her role as patron of UNA-UK, Tessy recorded a short video to mark the occasion. She first spoke about the COVID-19 pandemic and how it’s disrupted everyone’s lives across the globe, as well as institutions like UNA-UK. The epidemic prevented the…
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King and Queen of Spain meet with young talents

Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia met with young Spanish talents at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid on Thursday, 28 May. Their Majesties, clad in surgical masks, sat six feet apart from the eight young talents from research, technology, business, culture and social action. The group had an open dialogue for two hours about how COVID-19 is impacting Spanish society and their visions for the…
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Jordanian royals mark country's 74th Independence Day

Members of the Jordanian Royal Family marked Jordan’s 74th Independence Day on Monday as the country continues to battle COVID-19. Alterations had to be made to the celebrations due to restrictions because of the global pandemic meaning the festivities were subdued. King Abdullah addressed the nation from Raghadan Palace in Amman and an official welcome ceremony was held for his and Queen…
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