Archive | May 10, 2012

Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg Participate in the ALFI Responsible Investing Conference: Making a Difference

Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg participated in the 2012 ALFI Responsible Investing Conference: Making a Difference on May 10, 2012.

The event, held at the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Kirchberg, focuses on microfinance and responsible investing.  During today’s conference Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Maria Teresa gave a speech, “…on the theme of ‘Luxembourg’s role in responsible investing’.”

Sources: ALFI.lu and Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg

Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall Visit the BBC headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland. Plus, Other News. (VIDEO)

Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the BBC Scotland headquarters in Glasgow to celebrate the network’s 60th anniversary.

During their visit the royal couple met with BBC Scotland employees and were given a tour of the studio.  Afterward, the Prince of Wales was “… invited to read a specially written weather bulletin with references to royal residences in Scotland.”

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Later on in the afternoon, the Duchess of Cornwall hosted a reception for locals at Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh as part of the Big Jubilee Lunch.  Afterward, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the City of Glasgow College where they meet participants involved in the Prince’s Trust Get Into Cooking Program.  The purpose of the program is “… to give youngsters the skills and experience needed to work in the hospitality sector.”

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Sources: Princeofwales.gov.uk and PA

Random Royal News Regarding Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium (VIDEO)

On May 10, 2012, His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium visited the European Council, in the Justus Lipsius building, in Brussels. Whilst there the king met with Mr. Herman Van Rompuy, the President of the EC.

Meanwhile, Her Majesty Queen Paola visited the Centre for Palliative Care to celebrate their 25th anniversary and “… the 15th anniversary of the Palliative Care Unit and the 10th anniversary of Heidehuis, three sections of the network of palliative ‘Noord West – Vlaanderen.'”

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Source: La Monarchie Belge