Jordanian Official Visit to the Netherlands

King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan are on an Official State Visit to the Netherlands, at the invitation of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, to strengthen and celebrate their political, economic and cultural ties as well as their common work in employment, education and the reception of refugees. The visit is a downgraded version of a State Visit that was rescheduled last year. Continue reading


King Michael of Romania’s Funeral

Members of the Romanian Royal Family, Foreign Royalty and Heads of State attended the State Funeral of King Michael of Romania on December 16th. King Michael died in Switzerland on December 5th, at the age of 96. He first became King in 1927, and though he hasn’t been the reigning Head of State since 1947, the Government is giving the late King a State Funeral, in line with the plans to give the Royal Family Official Status in Romania. Continue reading

Royals at the United Nations

Royals from around the world have been in New York City this week for the 72nd meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. They also attended events surrounding Goalkeepers 2017, organized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to highlight progress against global poverty and disease, showcase solutions to help advance the Sustainable Development Goals (or Global Goals) and foster bold leadership to help accelerate the path to a more prosperous, healthy and just future. Continue reading