His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales Plays Polo in Connecticut. (VIDEOS)

On May 15, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales arrived in Greenwich, Connecticut to participate in the Sentebale Polo Gold Cup held at the Greenwich Polo Club.  For more information about Prince Harry’s fun-filled day please click here.

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His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales Attends an Award Ceremony in London.

PoWbwOn May 15, 2013, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales attended the Royal College of Music’s annual awards ceremony held at — you guessed it — the Royal College of Music (RCM) in London.

During this evening’s event the prince presented the awards to various students including the “…new President’s Awards which was given to an RCM student for their work in the wider community…” according to the official website for The Prince of Wales.

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His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium Participates in the 11th Edition of the European Business Summit.

PhilHis Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium arrived at the Autoworld in Brussels this afternoon to participate in the opening of the 11th Edition of the European Business Summit.

Today’s event, according to the Belgian royal court, was organized by the Fédération des Entreprises de Belgique and BusinessEurope.

If you are interested in learning more about the European Business Summit please visit their official website here.

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

exhibitionOn Wednesday, May 15, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived at the Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo to view an exhibition by Irish artist, Mr. Mark McFadden.  

If you are interested in learning more about Mr. McFadden and his work please visit his official website here.

In other news, last evening the sovereign prince and Princess Charlene had a lovely dinner at the Cordon d’Or located at the Lycée Technique et Hôtelier in Monaco.

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News Regarding TMs King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan. (VIDEO)

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah participated in a meeting with members of the Jordanian government and private sector stakeholders in Amman.

According to the Petra News Agency, discussions focused on:

“…ways to overcome obstacles facing business and investment sectors in the kingdom.  His Majesty reiterated that the ‘private sector is one of the main pillars of our economy [which] has a role in providing job opportunities for our youth and the government must keep supporting it.’  His Majesty also stressed the need to focus on forming partnerships between Jordanian and foreign investors…”

In other news, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan was spotted in New York City yesterday afternoon. And, that’s it.   🙂

News Regarding Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall.

camillaOn May 15, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited the “…Peckham Branch of the London Mutual Credit Union…” in London according to the official website for the British royal family.  During her visit the duchess met with staff and much more.  For more information about today’s visit please click here and here.

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Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Participates in the Annual International Meeting of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor. (VIDEO)

Princess Maxima 2011Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived at the Mövenpick Hotel in Amsterdam to participate in the annual International Meeting of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP).

According to the official website for CGAP the mission of the organization is to:

“…work toward a world in which everyone has access to the financial services they need to improve their lives.  CGAP develops innovative solutions for financial inclusion through practical research and active engagement with financial service providers, policy makers, and funders. Established in 1995 and housed at the World Bank, CGAP combines a pragmatic approach to market development with an evidence-based advocacy platform to advance poor people’s access to finance.”

During today’s important meeting Her Majesty, in her capacity as the United Nations Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, gave a speech in front of “… various representatives from 35 public and private organizations…” that are members of Consultative Group to Assist the Poor.

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His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands in Den Haag. (VIDEO)

WAKingOn Wednesday, May 15, 2013, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrived in Den Haag to officially reopen the newly restored Ministry of Defense.

According to RVD, the restored Ministry of Defense is a massive and modern complex which contains several buildings (also known as the Plein-Kalvermarktcomplex) which dates back to 1938.  Additions were made to the complex 1980.  In 2009, renovations of the complex began in order to“…meet all the modern requirements needed for the Dutch Armed Forces…”

Prior to this morning’s official reopening several speeches were made including one by the Minster of Defense, Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert. After a short presentation about the renovations His Majesty officially reopened the complex, signed the guest book, and was given a tour of the building, which also includes a new high-tech press center.

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