Archive | November, 2012

His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias Visits Mexico. (VIDEOS)

 

 

 

 

His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias is currently on a three-day visit to Mexico to not only strengthen ties between Spain and Mexico, but also to attend the presidential inauguration of Mr. Enrique Peña Nieto on Saturday, December 1, 2012.

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Attends the Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren. (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands attended the Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren (Dutch Literature Award/Prize) held at the Paleis Amsterdam on November 30, 2012.

According to RVD, the Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren is held once every three years and the prize is worth 40,000 Euros.  The recipient of the prize went to Flemish poet, Mr. Leonard Nolens.

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge Visits Her Old School. (VIDEOS)

 

 

On November 30, 2012, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge visited her old prep school on the occasion of St. Andrew’s Day.

 

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News Regarding Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco. Plus, Other News.

On November 29, 2012, Their Serene Highnesses  and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended a gala banquet for “… the benefit of the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco in Singapore.”  

 

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And, finally, the sovereign prince is expected to arrive in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea sometime today.  Apparently, he will meet “… scientists involved in the Papua Niugini Biodiversity Expedition (PNBE) in Madang …” according to various sources.  The Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco is one of many institutions funding this expedition.

The sovereign prince will also be aboard the “… research vessel Alis and take part in some deep-sea sampling, only if the weather permits.  Prince Albert II will take a trip to the Swire Research Station in the Wanang Conservation Area. The expedition seeks to document the marine fauna and flora of Papua New Guinea from the bottom of the Bismarck Sea to the top of Mount Wilhelm…” according to one scientists of the PNBE, Professor Philippe Bouchet.

Any way, prior to his fun-filled research adventures in Papua New Guinea Prince Albert II will attend a reception held in his honor at the Divine Word University.

Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias Attends the 4th Edition of the Premios Magisterio. (VIDEOS)

Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias was at the Caixa Forum in Madrid on November 29, 2012, to attend the 4th Edition of the Premios Magisterio.  According to the Spanish royal court these awards are presented to “…institutions and individuals whose work and initiatives are intended to improve society by acting in an educational context.”

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales Hosts a Reception.

 

 His Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales hosted a reception at St. James’s Palace for the Women’s Royal Voluntary Service Diamond Champions on November 29, 2012.

And, finally, the prince attended a meeting at Clarence House with “… international leaders to discuss curbing world deforestation…”

 

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Attends the 2012 International Supply Management Congress.

 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was at the RAI in Amsterdam on November 29, 2012, to attend the 2012 International Supply Management Congress(ISMC).  According to RVD, the  ISMC is:

“… an international knowledge and network meeting for the purchase sector and supply chain management aimed at sustainable and innovative entrepreneurship …”

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Attend the “We Are Most Amused” Comedy Gala.

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall were at the Royal Albert Hall in London on November 28, 2012, to attend the Prince’s Trust We Are Most Amused Comedy Gala.

Earlier in the day, The Prince of Wales met with His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah of Kuwait at Clarence House.

His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium Visits Wellington, New Zealand: Day Two.

On November 28, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium continued his visit to Wellington, New Zealand.  The prince, as you may know by now, is on a three-day economic mission along with his Belgian business delegation.

News Regarding Members of the Imperial Family of Japan.

On November 28, 2012, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan along with Princess Takamado visited the Toshimagaoka Imperial Cemetery in Tokyo to “… commemorate the 10th anniversary of the death of Prince Takamado…”

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Gives a Speech. (VIDEO)

 Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands gave the opening speech at a symposium marking the 10th anniversary of the Prince Claus Chair held at the Paleis Noordeinde on November 28, 2012.

According to RVD:

“The Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity was established by Utrecht University and the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam in early 2003 in honor of Prince Claus of the Netherlands (1926-2002).

The establishment of the Chair attests to the deep respect and appreciation of the academic community of Utrecht University and the ISS (now part of Erasmus University Rotterdam) for Prince Claus as a person, for his work, and for his commitment to, and authority in, the field of development and equity throughout the world.”

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Visits the Thames Hospicecare.

 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II visited the Thames Hospicecare in Windsor on November 28, 2012, to celebrate their 25th anniversary.  During her visit Her Majesty unveiled a new plaque as well as met with the hospice’s staff, volunteers, patients and their families.

News Regarding His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco. (VIDEOS)

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco was at the Galerie des Pêcheurs in Monaco to view the exhibition, L’Ours Polaire, on November 16, 2012.  The purpose of the exhibition, developed in collaboration with the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco and  photographer Rémy Marion, is to “… warn visitors about the dangers that threatens this species [polar bears] and their environment …”

And, finally, the sovereign prince recently attended the Conseil Economique et Social annual cocktail party held at the Hôtel de Paris.