The swearing-in and investiture of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander took place on Tuesday 30 April 2013 at a joint session of the two Houses of the Dutch Parliament in the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam.
Abdication and investiture
Outline of Abdication and Investiture Programme 30 April
08-01-2015 | 10:14
Programme outline (subject to change):
The King's standard and coat of arms
08-01-2015 | 10:03
From his investiture onwards, His Majesty the King will fly the royal standard. His coat of arms will be identical to that used ...
The Queen to host dinner in the Rijksmuseum on the eve of her abdication
29-04-2013 | 00:00
On Monday 29 April, on the eve of her abdication and the investiture of King Willem-Alexander, Her Majesty the Queen will host a ...
Royal Family, Royal Delegations and Special Delegations at the abdication and investiture
28-04-2013 | 00:00
The following members of the Royal Family, Royal Delegations and Special Delegationswill be present at the ceremonies surrounding ...
NOS and RTL to interview future King and Queen
14-03-2013 | 00:00
In the run-up to the abdication and investiture on 30 April 2013, the broadcasters NOS and RTL Nieuws will be speaking with the ...
King will have new military status
07-03-2013 | 00:00
In view of his forthcoming assumption of the position of head of state, His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange is to relinquish ...