His Majesty King Harald is Patron of Norwegian sports and a keen spectator.
The first weekend in February, The King attended the Norwegian Skiing Championships at Meråker, and 16 February Her Majesty The Queen joins King Harald for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Lillehammer Olympics and Paralympics. In late February The King and Queen will cheer for Norwegian athletes competing in the World Skiing Championships in Seefeld, Austria.
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Ecotourism instead of deforestation
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is in Colombia on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). On Thursday he visited a project that combines reincorporation of former guerrillas with development and environmental protection activities.
Better equipped to fight climate change
On Wednesday His Royal Highness The Crown Prince travelled to the region of La Mojana in southeast Colombia. The area has been severely affected by climate change, but a local pilot project has shown excellent results.
For UNDP in Colombia
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is in Colombia on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). “There is nothing more important for development than peace,” said the Crown Prince after his meeting with the President of Colombia.