Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg is hosting President José Maria Neves of the Republic of Cabo Verde and First Lady Débora Katisa Morais Brazão Carvalho on their State Visit to Luxembourg from May 23rd to the 25th, with a focus on economy, finance, renewable energies, technology, education. Continue reading
Italian State Visit to Norway
The Norwegian Royal Family are hosting Italian President Sergio Mattarella and his daughter, Laura Mattarella, who are on a State Visit to Norway on May 11th and 12th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties following the last Norwegian State Visit to Italy in 2016. King Harald V is in Hospital, so Crown Prince Regent Haakon is hosting the State Visit on the King’s behalf.
Colombian State Visit to Spain
King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain are hosting Colombian President Gustavo Francisco Petro and First Lady Verónica Alcocer on a 2-day State Visit to Spain to strengthen political, economic, and diplomatic ties, from May 3rd to the 4th. Continue reading
Swedish State Visit to Estonia
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are on a State Visit to Estonia at the invitation of President Alar Karis from May 2nd to the 4th, to deepen the relationship between Estonia and Sweden, including the relationship in the EU where Estonia and Sweden are like-minded on many issues, particularly in security and defense as well as a closer cooperation between Swedish and Estonian businesses with a focus on digitization and green transition, as well as dducation and research.
French State Visit to The Netherlands
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands are hosting French President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron, on their two-day State Visit to The Netherlands on April 11th and 12th to promote and celebrate diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties, and deepening of cooperation, in which France and the Netherlands strive for a stronger, greener and safer Europe. The Dutch King and Queen went on a State Visit to France in 2014.
British State Visit to Germany
King Charles III and Queen Camilla of the United Kingdom are on a State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany from March 29th to March 31st, at the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and at the request of the British Government. This is the first outgoing State Visit of the new Reign and the first outgoing British State visit since 2015, which was incidentally, also to Germany. Continue reading
Dutch State Visit to Slovakia
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands are on a State Visit to Slovakia from March 7th to 9th, at the invitation of President Zuzana Čaputová. Important common themes of the State Visit include the rule of law, education, media freedom, emancipation and support for Ukraine. Continue reading
State Visits 2022
It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal Highlights of 2022, starting with a roundup of all the State Visits, Official Visits, and Royal Tours of 2022!
Swiss State Visit to Belgium
King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium are hosting the President of the Swiss Confederation, Ignazio Cassis, and First Lady Paola Rodoni Cassis on a State Visit to Belgium on November 24th, at the invitation of the Belgian Government to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties.