On Friday, September 21, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturiasheld audiences with representatives from the Asociación Atrofia de Nervio Óptico de Leber (ASANOL) and the Asociación Pro Personas con Discapacidad Intelectual de Galicia (ASPRONAGA) at Palacio de la Zarzuela.
On Friday, September 21, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain presided over the 8th Simposio Internacional “Avances en la Enfermedad de Alzheimer” (8th International Symposium “Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease) held at the Centro Alzheimer de la Fundación Reina Sofía.
The purpose of the meeting was to bring together scientists, researchers, Neurologists, and institutions to discuss “… the latest findings in their research on Alzheimer’s disease and their application to treatment.”
His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monacois currently in Canadafor a visit. Yesterday, the sovereign prince was in Iqaluit where he toured Nunatta Sunakkutaangit museum as well as took part in a nature walk at Apex Rotary Park with Ms. Okalik Eegeesiak, President of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, and Ms. Alacie Joamie.
Today, it was announced that the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco, in collaboration with Oceans North Canada, will donate money to the Qikiqtani Inuit Association to protect as well as “…support two new projects on the future of the Lancaster Sound.”
Prince Albert II noted in a press release:
“…importance of the long term viability of marine resources to Inuit and we agree that Inuit must retain a leadership role in the protection of this marine region.”
The sovereign prince is scheduled to visit the Inuit community of Kuujjuaq located in Nunavik, Quebec, this afternoon.