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Queen Mathilde speaks at The Missing Billion in UHC event at the New York Public Library

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians spoke at The Missing Billion in UHC event in New York City’s New York Public Library yesterday. Her speech focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Agenda 2030 and the availability of reliable and affordable healthcare around the globe; the Queen of the Belgians is an SDGs Advocate. She opened her speech by saying, “Agenda 2030 and…
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Belgium's Queen Mathilde delivers address to WHO

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians has delivered an address to the World Health Organisation (WHO) in her native French. The Queen, who worked as a speech therapist and earned a master’s degree in psychology, spoke about mental health. “When I accepted to become an Advocate for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, I decided to make mental health one of my priorities. I am…
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Security costs of Belgian Royal Family revealed

The Belgian Minister of Security and Internal Affairs, Pieter De Crem has published the security costs of the Belgian Royal Family from last year. The federal parliament usually asks for these numbers every year in light of transparency. The Belgian Ministry of Security and…
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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde en route to South Korea

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium are on their way to South Korea for their four-day state visit. The aim of the visit is to strengthen the ties between the two nations and promote economic, academic and cultural cooperation. Early this afternoon, the King and Queen boarded the A340 governmental aeroplane at the military airport of Melsbroek, close to Brussels. The King and Queen…
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Queen Mathilde begins 2019 duties in Paris

Queen Mathilde of Belgium began her 2019 duties in Paris, France, yesterday. Her Majesty was in the French capital to visit the “Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921). Le maître de L’énigme” (or “Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921). The master of the enigma” in English) exhibit at the Petit Palais. The Queen of Belgians attended as the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium worked…
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