What have the Swedish Royals been up to lately?

  November 20, 2010 at 2:01 pm by

King Carl-Gustav & Queen Silvia;

8th-13th November: King Carl-Gustav was in China, on his travels he visited Geely Company and talked with the owner about his new Volvo. The Ruijin Hospital where the Royal Technology Mission and boarded the Magnetic rail train in Shanghai.
16th November: King Carl handed out the Prince Eugen Medal during a ceremony at the Royal Castle in Stockholm. It is an award for outstanding artistic achievement.
17th November: King Carl visited the Nordic Battlegroup maneuver “Joint Action” in Skovde.
17th November: Queen Silvia attended the “High Level Expert Conference on sexual exploitation of children and information systems” in Brussels, Belgium.

Crown Princess Victoria;
Participated in two events in the past week. On the 13th November, Princess Victoria attended the banquet to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Science Society in Uppsala. The Science Society is one of Sweden’s oldest learned societies, founded in 1710 by Eric Benzelius.

On 17th November, Victoria attended the Gothenburg Award ceremony at the Lindholmen Science Park in Gothenburg. ‘The Göteborg Award (Gothenburg Award ) is the city’s international prize that recognises and supports work to achieve sustainable development’ according to goteborgaward.com.

View the gallery at Belga

As a family,
They attended the World Child and Youth Forum, at the Royal Palace on the 19th November. The World Child and Youth Forum (WCYF) was launched by The King in his Christmas speech last year, and has long been a dream shared by The King and The Queen. The idea is to create a forum for inspiration and support, to ensure that the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is adhered to.

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