The Netherlands

Queen Máxima talks impact Brexit has on science with students and scientists

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands spoke to students and scientists about the impact Brexit has on science yesterday during a working visit to the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam’s Trippenhuis. Upon the arrival of Her Majesty, she was first received by a robot named Leolani that was designed and programmed by international students studying at VU…
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King Willem-Alexander reveals where his love of India came from

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima attended a State Banquet on Monday evening during their tour of India and, in a speech, the King shared he inherited his love of the country from his parents, Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus. “My father and mother had a warm place in their hearts for this country,” he said.“That fascination is more than understandable.India is…
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Willem-Alexander & Máxima in India: State Visit Day One Diary

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima have been invited for a state visit to India by President Ram Nath Kovind. The visit will take place from 14 October until 18 October. The state visit will focus on the good relations between India and The Netherlands. Special attention will be paid to water technology, maritime developments, health, sustainable agriculture, social…
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Just like us! Working Queen Máxima gets a call from daughter wanting permission to attend event

Queen Máxima is like any other working mother. While attending events overseas for her role as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), the Queen received a call from one of her daughters who wanted to attend an event. Máxima gave permission, but since she was out of the country, she told her daughter that she was going to have to get…
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