King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands are currently on a state visit to Slovakia. The royal couple's itinerary has been packed with events and meetings with local leaders, entrepreneurs, and citizens. On the second day of their visit, the King and Queen participated in a meeting that focused on gender equality and empowering women.
The meeting was held on International Women's Day, which made it even more significant. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima joined a group of young Slovaks to discuss the importance of promoting gender equality and empowering women. The meeting aimed to inspire young people to become advocates for gender equality and to promote women's rights in their communities.
After the meeting, the royal couple met with the speaker of the National Council Boris Kollár at Bratislava Castle. This meeting provided an opportunity to discuss bilateral relations between the Netherlands and Slovakia and to exchange ideas on how to strengthen cooperation between the two countries.
Later that day, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima attended ‘The Future is Now' business forum, which focused on innovation and exchanging ideas. The forum brought together Dutch and Slovak entrepreneurs to discuss opportunities in sustainability, health, and the circular economy. The event highlighted the importance of innovative solutions for addressing the world's most pressing issues.
The royal couple's visit to Slovakia underscores the close ties between the Netherlands and Slovakia and their shared commitment to promoting gender equality, sustainability, and innovation. Through their meetings and events, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima have demonstrated their support for these values and their commitment to promoting them on the global stage. Their visit is a testament to the power of diplomacy and collaboration in advancing shared goals and values.