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Princess Marie delivers speech on youth education and climate change at UNESCO 40th General Conference

On 15 November, Princess Marie attended the UNESCO 40th General Conference at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris, France. Princess Marie has been Patron of the Danish National Commission for UNESCO since 2009. The General Conference takes place from 12 November to 27 November and it aims to determine the policies and the main lines of work of the Organization as well as set the programmes and…
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Why is Monaco's National Day in November?

As Monaco prepares to celebrate its National Day on 19 November, let’s take a look at why the National Day takes place on that date. Monaco’s National Day is first and foremost the occasion for the Monégasque people to pay tribute to its princes, hence why…

Ninety Years of Grace: Mother of the Bride

As we mark the 90th anniversary of Grace Kelly’s birth this month, Royal Central looks back on several aspects of her life. As Princess Grace died on 14 September 1982, she witnessed only one of her children’s weddings when her eldest daughter, Princess Caroline married Philippe Junot on 28 June 1978. Philippe Junot was a Parisian banker, and he was 17 years older than Princess…
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Princess Marie attends launch of "Food with Respect" cookbook

Yesterday, Princess Marie returned to official engagements in Denmark following her move to Paris, France, with Prince Joachim and their two children this summer. She attended an event celebrating the launch of the Food with Respect cookbook as part of her important engagement in the fight against food waste. Princess Marie took part in the project by writing the foreword and sharing four…
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Queen Silvia visits Lebanon for Mentor Arabia

From 15 October to 17 October, Queen Silvia was in Lebanon to celebrate the Mentor Foundation’s 25th anniversary. Mentor Arabia is a regional non-governmental organization that advocates for youth empowerment to prevent risky behavior among children and youth and it was created in 2006. On 15 October, Queen Silvia was officially received by Lebanon’s President and First Lady.
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