Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias Participate in the Inauguration of Congreso Iberoamericano de las Lenguas en la Educación y en la Cultura

On September 5, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias participated in the inauguration of the Congreso Ibero-Americano de las Lenguas en la Educación y en la Cultura.

The event, held at the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Castilla y León in Salamanca, was organized by the Organization of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture (OEI) and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, in the “… framework of their respective programs for the strengthening of the languages of Latin America in education.”

During today’s event the prince gave a speech noting the importance of languages, education, teachers and a bunch of other stuff that you are probably not all that interested in reading about.   🙂

 Click here to view more photos from today’s inauguration.

Source and photo courtesy of Casa de Su Majestad el Rey.

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His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium Attends the Opening of a New Project for At Risk Youths. (VIDEO)

His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium was in Hasselt this afternoon to attend the presentation of the new project entitled, Youth at Risk-Vlaanderen (YAR).

According to La Monarchie Belge, the project offers sixteen at risk youths who have “… come into contact with the justice system…” guidance and a chance to get their life back on track.  A representative from YAR notes:

“There are regular personal meetings and conversations. Together with our partners, businesses, socio-cultural organizations and local authorities, we create a network around the young people that supports them in realizing their independence route.”

YAR also helps these youths by helping them find a job, housing and more.

Click here to watch a video news report. 

Sources: La Monarchie Belge and Limburg Actueel

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Attends the 60th Anniversary of the Maastricht School of Management.

On Wednesday, September 5, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the 60th anniversary  celebrations of the Maastricht School of Management in Maastricht.

According to RVD, the school has:

“… its roots in the Research Institute for Business Studies established in 1952 (EB) at the Technical University of Delft. In 1989, the Institute moved to Maastricht, and 1990 the new campus was opened by His Royal Highness Prince Claus. In 1993 the school officially changed its name to the Maastricht School of Management (MsM).

The school offers internationally recognized English management education for students from developing countries. Approximately 2,000 students, from more than 25 countries, annually receives a MsM-diploma or certificate. In addition to management, education research, and consultancy the Institute is also involved in the area of food-and water management and the relationship of business, security and governance.”

Source: RVD