The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander to attend 125th anniversary of The Hague Conference on Private International Law

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is due to attend the 125th anniversary of The Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH). The King will attend on the afternoon of Wednesday, 12 September at the Theater Diligentia in The Hague. The HCCH, an intergovernmental organisation, works to create international treaties, also called Hague Conventions, to have consistent…
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Before they were royal: The life of Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau

Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau, or Mabel of Orange as she is known in her daily life, is today world widely praised for her work for children’s rights and as a global power broker. The wife of the late Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau is the mother of two girls. Mabel’s extraordinary career did not start when she married the son of then Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands but upon…
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Princess Mabel talks breaking AIDS stigma

“We must break the stigma that surrounds AIDS still, even in the Netherlands”, Princess Mabel said on the Amstel field in Amsterdam just before a protest march to the Amsterdam RAI where the AIDS2018 Conference is being held. Princess Mabel joined the march that is the ending of the Towards ZERO Together AIDS-walk, which began in Brussels last week and ended last Monday. “I am…
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Spanish, Swedish and Dutch royals attend the Volvo Ocean Race

Royals from three nations gathered in The Hague in the Netherlands to attend the Volvo Ocean Race this past weekend. Swedish Prince Carl Philip, Dutch King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Infanta Elena of Spain and her father, King Juan Carlos of Spain were all present during the events. King Juan Carlos waved off the seven participating teams in October, when the Volvo Ocean Race started in…
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