The Netherlands

Dutch King and Queen host lunch for distinguished Dutch citizens

Yesterday, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands hosted lunch for distinguished Dutch citizens who have a special achievement. The lunch took place at Noordeinde Palace with 26 guests in attendance who, the Royal House said, had “distinguished themselves by a special achievement.” They have all recently received an award in different sectors including art…
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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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Cost of Dutch Queen's UN Work revealed

The Dutch government has revealed the cost associated with Queen Máxima’s work as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. The cost, which averages around €150,000 per year, factors in travel and accommodation costs for Queen Máxima and a member of the Royal Family Service, who accompanies her. The rest is spent on “multilateral activities”…
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Dutch and Belgian royals mark start of '75 Years of Freedom'

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima joined their Belgian counterparts, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde in Terneuzen yesterday to mark the start “75 Years of Freedom.” This will be followed by a year of commemorations for the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. These will continue until 2020 to mark the founding of the United Nations. Embed from Getty…
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