The Netherlands

Dutch royals pose for summer photos

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and their daughters Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane have posed for their annual summer photos. This photocall is part of an agreement that allows the royals’ privacy for the rest of the year. They also pose at their annual winter holiday – usually at Lech in Austria. © RVD Wesley de Wit This is the first…
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Queen Máxima visiting Bangladesh as part of UN role

Queen Máxima is visiting Bangladesh this week in her role as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. Queen Máxima’s visit coincides with Bangladesh’s plans to implement a financial strategy to improve access to its financial services, as only 50% of the adult population have bank accounts or use financial services with banks. According to a press…
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Queen Máxima has meeting with controversial Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands spoke to the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Friday at the G20. Queen Máxima is at the G20 in her role as special ambassador to the United Nations for inclusive financing. The G20 will take place in Saudi Arabia next year. Queen Máxima and the Crown Prince spoke about continuing the Women 20 (W20), which means to improve the inclusive economic…
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Queen Máxima is serenaded by schoolchildren during musical visit to Drenthe

Queen Máxima was serenaded by schoolchildren in Drenthe on Thursday, where she attended the signing of the Drenthe Music Agreement. As part of Méér Muziek in de Klas (English: More Music in the Classroom), the Drenthe Music Agreement will ensure that there will be better musical education in all primary schools in Drenthe. Embed from Getty Images In a blog post for the Méér Muziek in de Klas…
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