Posts Tagged ‘United Nations’

Crown Princess Victoria in New York

Crown Princess Victoria was in New York City this entire week, September 19-23, as part of her work with the United Nations and Agenda 2030.

**Note: William and Kate’s Canada tour starts today, September 24. The royal party is scheduled to arrive at 4:00PM PT. Time conversions: 7:00PM ET USA; Midnight on September 25 in London; 9:00AM on September 25 in Sydney; Noon on September 25 in Auckland, New Zealand. I will do my best to get the post up as soon as possible.**

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Crown Princess Victoria & Princess Sofia at Sweden Dinner, Princess Madeleine in New York

Friday, September 16, saw King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, and Princess Sofia attend the Sweden Dinner at the Royal Palace, while Princess Madeleine was in New York. Victoria has been in New York this week but her trip doesn’t end until the 23rd, so I’m going to wait and throw her entire trip into one post.

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Royal Round Up: Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Sofia (updated with Princess Madeleine)

Here’s a Swedish royal pregnancy update. Crown Princess Victoria returned to royal duties last week, but she continued her duties this week, and Princess Sofia returned to royal duties this week. Update: Princess Madeleine posted new photos of Princess Leonore and Prince Nicolas.

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Queen Letizia confident in red for speech at ICN2

Queen Letizia of Spain was in Rome, Italy on Thursday, November 20, for the Second International Conference on Nutrition hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Health Organization. Letizia gave a speech about nutrition, speaking to an audience of delegates from 172 countries around the world, including Pope Francis – who also spoke, saying that the right to a healthy diet was about dignity, not charitable handouts.

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Princess Madeleine and Queen Silvia in New York for Childhood Foundation

Hot on the heels of an interesting conversation in the previous post’s comments about charity and whether the royal’s involvement in charity is worth anything, here’s a post on Princess Madeleine and Queen Silvia of Sweden in New York last week. Silvia and Madeleine are involved with charity that deals with child protection from violence and exploitation–Silvia created World Childhood Foundation and Madeleine works for Childhood USA–so they were in New York last week to attend a few events with the United Nations and Global Citizen.

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