Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, along with her husband Prince Daniel, made a visit to Berlin as guests of the German premier and his wife. The royal couple participated in the national day of mourning, Volkstrauertag, which commemorates those who lost their lives in conflict and violent oppression. At the Bellvue Palace in the capital city, they were hosted by German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife Elke Buedenbender.
During the visit, Crown Princess Victoria delivered a speech at the German parliament Bundestag, expressing her deep connection to Germany and the importance of remembering the victims of violence and war. She appeared in a black satin pleated A-line dress and a black sequinned floral headband, while Prince Daniel opted for a navy suit and matching tie.
The Swedish royal couple, along with the German president and his wife, also took part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Neue Wache memorial, paying tribute to the victims of war and tyranny. Prior to this visit, Crown Princess Victoria made a solo visit to the German branch of a Swedish medical technology company, showing interest in various medical developments.
In addition to her royal duties, Crown Princess Victoria was recently appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Development Programme. Her role aims to highlight priority development issues and accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Earlier, she had also accompanied Crown Prince Haakon of Norway on a trip to Kenya, where they met with local United Nations staff and focused on plastic pollution in the country. As an advocate for the UN's Global Sustainable Development Goals, Princess Victoria has been actively involved in efforts to eradicate poverty, fight inequality, and address climate change.
Crown Princess Victoria's participation in the 18th birthday gala of Prince Christian of Denmark was another highlight. Alongside other European royals, she appeared in a cream Elie Saab gown and sparkled with a diamond necklace and tiara. The gala also showcased the elegance of other royal mother-daughter duos, including Princess Estelle of Sweden, Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway, Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands, and Princess Elisabeth of Belgium.