HRH The Duke of Cambridge Demands the End of Rhino and Elephant Poaching. (VIDEO)

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge taped a video message that was played during the opening of the 16th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties/Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) conference in Bangkok, Thailand.

In the video the duke urged the “…global conference on wildlife protection to do more to tackle the illegal killing of the African elephant and rhino.”  

Please click here to read an article from the Telegraph newspaper.

If you would like to learn more about the CITES conference please visit their official website here.  Or, if you are interested in helping the cause to end the disgusting ivory trade and more please click herehere, and here.   🙂

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News Regarding Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan.

TMJordanOn Sunday, March 3, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan participated in the Post-2015 Development Priorities for the Arab World workshop in Amman.

According to Petra News Agency, the purpose of the workshop is to “…discuss the main development challenges and priorities of the Arab world which will help shape the Post-2015 Development Agenda.”

For more information about today’s event as well as to view a photo please click here.

Meanwhile, His Majesty King Abdullah II visited the headquarters of the King Abdullah II Fund for Development in Amman where he met with the president and members of the board of trustees.  Click here for more information about today’s event.

His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain’s Surgery Is A Success. (VIDEOS)

After a three-hour surgery for a herniated disc “…on the lumbosacral area of the spine” His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain is currently resting at La Milagrosa Clinic in Madrid.

Following His Majesty’s successful surgery, Dr. Manuel de la Torre Gutiérrez, announced in a press conference that His Majesty would need at least “…two to six months of rehabilitation.  The first phase will focus on the lower back and later continue with leg exercises”

At this time His Majesty will remain the hospital for another week according to Dr. de la Torre Gutiérrez.

And, finally, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias, Infanta Elena and Infanta Cristina visited His Majesty after the surgery.

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Visits the Exhibition, Beeld van Beatrix.

Queen Beatrix 2012On Saturday, March 2, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands visited the exhibition, Beeld van Beatrix, held at the Paleis Het Loo in Apeldoorn.

This exhibition contains various portraits of Her Majesty “…made on the occasion of her 75th birthday…” according to various sources.

Please click here to view a gallery of photos as well as to read an article about today’s event (in Dutch).