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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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Crown Prince Haakon to visit Tonga, Fiji and Samoa

On Wednesday afternoon, the Norwegian Royal Court announced that His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway would visit the nations of Tonga, Fiji and Samoa. The visit will be carried out from 5 April to 11 April of this year. On his tour to the Pacific nations, His…
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Crown Prince Haakon visits Human Rights Court in Strasbourg

On Monday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited the Human Rights Court in Strasbourg. The reason for the visit was to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Council of Europe. This year also marks 60 years since the European Court of Human Rights was established. Crown Prince Haakon talked to the Court and the Council during his stay where he emphasised…
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Crown Prince Haakon's surgery was successful

Yesterday it was announced by the royal court that  Crown Prince Haakon of Norway had to undergo surgery. Now, the Royal Court has confirmed to Norwegian media that the operation was successful. “The surgical procedure has gone fine”, said communication manager at the…
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Crown Prince Haakon to undergo surgery

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway is to undergo surgery this morning. The news was announced at 10:15 am Norwegian time in a short press release from the royal court in Oslo. The statement is as follows: “His Royal Highness The Crown Prince will today, on…
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Crown Prince Haakon highlights the importance of preserving the rainforest

Last week Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited Colombia in his role as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Dvelopment Programme. In his last day in the country, the Crown Prince wanted to learn more about environmental issues in the country and a short film was later published by the Norwegian Royal Court. In it, Crown Prince Haakon says: “Now we are in the rainforest of Colombia and…
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Crown Prince Haakon of Norway makes trip to Colombia

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway is visiting Colombia from Monday to Wednesday this week. He has been invited to the country because he is a goodwill ambassador for the UN Development Program (UNDP). The visit to Colombia was not announced by the royal court until Monday…
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Queen Sonja and Crown Prince Haakon celebrate the Sami national day in Oslo

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway was joined by her son, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway today when they attended the celebration of the Sami national day in Oslo City Hall. The royals were also accompanied by Prime Minister Erna Solberg. The Mayor of Oslo, Marianne Borgen welcomed the royals and more than 400 invited guests with a Sami background from the Oslo area. “It is with…
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