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Queen Máxima: "Financial literacy and inclusion issue not limited to developing countries"

While attending events surrounding the 74th UN General Assembly, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has also been at events regarding her role as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA). Yesterday, she spoke to Bloomberg television about financial inclusion, stressing that the financial literacy and inclusion issue going on is not limited…
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Princess Margriet attends the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and her husband Pieter van Vollenhoven attended the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem last night. Princess Margriet/Photo by Moniek Bloks Pieter van Vollenhoven and Ahmed Marcouch/ Photo by Moniek Bloks The evening began at the Sint Eusebius Church in the centre of the city of Arnhem where Princess Margriet and her husband…
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Queen Máxima attends celebrations for the 35th anniversary of Alzheimer Nederland

Queen Máxima shared a cup of tea and some comforting words with Alzheimer’s patients on Tuesday as she celebrated the 35th anniversary of Alzheimer Nederland in Giessenburg. The Queen visited the Alzheimer Trefpunt De Til, one of the 246 cafés or “trefpunt” set up by Alzheimer Nederland around the country. The organisation set up these monthly meetings for patients, caregivers and…
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Belgian and Dutch royals head back to school

Yesterday, the Belgian and Dutch royal children headed back to school after their summer holidays. Photo: King Willem-Alexander For Princess Ariane of the Netherlands, this year began at a new school. She joined her older sisters, Princesses Amalia and Alexia at Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet in The Hague, and proud father, King Willem-Alexander was ready with the video camera to film his…
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