First Norwegian royal UN speech

Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit sits beside UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at a high-level UN meeting in New York. Mette-Marit gave the keynote address in her role as a Goodwill Ambassador for the UNAIDS program, and became the first Norwegian royal to speak at the UN. PHOTO: Justin Lane/Det Norske Kongehus

Crown Princess Mette-Marit addressed the United Nations in New York on Monday, becoming the first Norwegian royal to give a keynote speech at the UN. Mette-Marit joined Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende at the high-level meeting, where she spoke in connection with her role as an International Goodwill Ambassador for the UNAIDS program. The crown […]

Crown couple arrive in Monaco

Crown Prince Håkon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit arrived in Monaco Friday to attend the royal wedding of Prince Albert of Monaco to Charlene Wittstock of South Africa. The crown couple traveled by car to the principality, after arriving at the airport in Nice. Though it is typical to travel this stretch by helicopter, the Crown […]