Norway

Crown Prince Haakon highlights climate change in Tonga

On Friday, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway began his visit to the Pacific region. His first stop was Tonga where he was warmly welcomed by King Tupou. During the weekend His Royal Highness has highlighted climate change in Tonga. On Saturday, Crown Prince Haakon and Norway’s Development Minister, Dag-Inge Ulstein, saw the effects of climate change on Tongatapu up close. When the glaciers in…
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Crown Prince Haakon held the first annual “Environmental speech” in Oslo

It was during the very first “Environmental speech” hosted by the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) that Crown Prince Haakon talked about his relationship with nature. The Crown Prince’s first speech is hopefully the start of an annual tradition. Both Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit were welcomed by the Secretary General of WWF Norway, Bård Vegar Solhjell, in Oslo on…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja conclude state visit in Punta Arenas

After a well earned rest day, the King and Queen of Norway have started the conclusion of their long state visit to Chile. King Harald and Queen Sonja used their day off to move further south in the country. Now, the royals have arrived in the southernmost part of Chile in the city of Punta Arenas. Punta Arenas is the capital city of Chile’s region, Magallanes and Antartica Chilena. Since…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja meet Chile's President Sebastián Piñera

King Harald and Queen Sonja have continued their state visit to Chile on Wednesday having arrived in the country on Tuesday when they were met by the Honorary Secretary and Foreign Minister of Chile, Roberto Ampuero. At the start of their visit, the royal couple laid a wreath at the Bernardo O’Higgins Monument. The Bernardo O’Higgins Monument is an great sculpture of the Chilean…
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