The award is presented “…every three years to a French-speaking and a Flemish Belgian medical researchers who have made a significant contribution to the field of vaccinology and immunology…” according to the Belgian royal court.
On June 19, 2013, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands toured the provinces of Flevoland and Overijssel. The purpose of their visit was to meet the people as well as with various officials.
On Wednesday, June 19, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the 5th Israeli Presidential Conference Facing Tomorrow: The Human Factor in Shaping Tomorrow in Jerusalem, Israel.
During today’s conference the sovereign prince attended the morning plenary session entitled, Has Traditional Media Been Caught in the Web? Afterward, Prince Albert II participated in the plenary session entitled, Is There Hope for a Green Tomorrow, along with the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program, Ms. Ertharin Cousin, the Director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, Professor Ernesto Zedillo, and the founder of Better Place, Mr. Shai Agassi.
Review of the sovereign prince’s visit to Jerusalem.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall arrived at the New Theatre in Oxford, England this evening to attend a “…special gala performance…” of the show, Strictly Confidential, according to Clarence House.
If you are interested in learning more about Strictly Confidential and/or would like to purchase tickets to see the show — only in the U.K. — please click here.
On the afternoon of June 19, 2013, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan attended a graduation ceremony at the Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II Academy of Civil Protection in south Amman.
On June 19, 2013, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden continued their visit to northern Norway and this afternoon Their Majesties accompanied by Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway visited the city of Tromsø.
After disembarking from the K/S Norge the reigning couples were warmly greeted by the mayor of Tromsø, Mr. Jens Hjort, as well as by other local officials. Soon, Their Majesties visited the Polarmuseets where they watched a presentation about “…climate change in the Arctic…” From there they visited the University of Tromsø, toured the Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden, visited the Nordnorsk Kunstmusem, and took a walking tour of the town center in Tromsø.
Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived at the Sede Corporativa and Social de Garrigues in Madrid this morning to participate in a meeting with members of the Fundación Científica de la Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer.
The princess is Honorary President of the AECC.
Photo courtesy of Casa Real
On the morning of June 19, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain arrived at the Sede de la Fundación Mutua Madrileña in Madrid to present scholarship grants from the Juventudes Musicales de Madrid to young musicians planning to study aboard.
After Her Majesty presented the scholarship grants she along with dozens of guests listened to a chamber orchestra, under the direction of Mr. Victor Ambroa, which played selections of musical works by Robert Schumann and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to name a few.
Photo courtesy of Casa Real
According to various sources Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has “…opted for a natural birth and Their Royal Highnesses do not know the sex of their baby due sometime in mid-July…”
And, finally, author and historian, Mr. Hugo Vickers, recently spoke to the BBC News regarding Their Royal Highnesses and their unborn baby. Click here to watch the interview.
On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco arrived at the Hôtel de Paris in Monte-Carlo to attend the 2013 Ecole Internationale de Monaco graduation ceremony. For a second year in a row the lovely princess presented diplomas to the happy graduates.
And, finally, this afternoon on the occasion Fête des Sports Princess Charlene presented medals to young participants of the ASM Natation, ASM Rugby and ASM Danse Sportive held at the Mairie de Monaco according to the Palais Princier.
Photos courtesy of the Palais Princier
On Wednesday, June 19, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan arrived at 10 Downing Street in London, England to met with British Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron. Discussions focused on the Syrian crisis, ways to achieve peace and end the Palestinian-Israeli conflict based upon the two-state solution according to Petra News.
Earlier in the day His Majesty met with members of British Parliament where discussions focused on the Syrian crisis and the “…burden borne by Jordan, which hosts more than a half a million Syrian refugees, urging the international community to provide more assistance to Jordan in this regard.”
Photo courtesy of Zimbio
On June 19, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall arrived at the Ascot Racecourse to attend day two of the Royal Ascot Races. Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex also attended today’s races.