His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan Gives a Lecture at the British Royal College of Defence Studies in London.

JordanOn June 20, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan arrived at the British Royal College of Defence Studies in London to give a lecture about the Syrian crisis, ways to achieve peace in the Middle East and much more.  

His Majesty also attended a lunch meeting with “…UK leaders from government, parliament, and think tanks…” prior to his departure to Amman, Jordan this evening.

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News Regarding His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. (VIDEOS)

WAKingOn June 20, 2013, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrived in Den Helder to attend the Saamhorigheidsdag to launch the 525th anniversary celebrations of the Koninklijke Marine (Royal Netherlands Navy) according to RVD.

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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Visits Montenegro.

Palais PrincierOn June 20, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived at the Presidential Palace in Cetinje, Montenegro to meet with President Filip Vujanovic.  I have no idea, at this time, what the prince and the president spoke about, but I am sure it was extremely important. Or, perhaps discussed who their favorite football team is and why.  Who knows.   🙂

Anyway, after his meeting the sovereign prince attended a “…signing of a cooperation agreement between the Montenegrin Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Economic Development of Monaco…” according to the Palais Princier.

Early yesterday evening, Prince Albert II’s personal foundation, Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco (FPA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Foundation Petrović Njegoš.  According to the official website for the FPA:

The Foundation Petrović Njegoš and the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco, aware of their complementarities in the fields of research, science and environmental protection, wished to define the bases of their collaboration. Through this partnership, these two entities are committed to acting jointly by:  

  • co-supporting projects in their common fields and geographical areas of action
  • sharing experiences and producing common tools for capitalization and knowledge development. 

This agreement was signed by Ms Tania Turquin Spicanovic, Vice-President of the Foundation Petrović Njegoš and H.E. Mr Bernard Fautrier, Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.

The first illustration of this partnership will be the cofounding of the ‘Information Centre for Education and Promotion of Skadar Lake’, a project whose aim is to protect an endangered species: the Dalmatian pelican.”

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Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium Visit West-Vlaanderen.

belgiumTheir Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium arrived in the province of West-Vlaanderen (Province de Flandre/West Flanders) this morning for a one-day whirlwind visit.

The day began with a visit to the Musée National de la Chaussure d’Izegem in, well, Izegem.  Afterward, the royal couple travelled to the town of Ingelmunster where they visited the Van Honsebrouck brewery.  Soon, they were off to Harelbeke where they visited the Guldensporencollege (a school) and attended a reception held in their honor at the city hall.

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His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex Visits Two Schools in Buckinghamshire.

EoWOn the morning of June 20, 2013, His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex arrived in Buckinghamshire to visit two schools.

According to the British royal court, the 49-year-old earl opened the new “…Sports Centre and the Rennie Maths building at the Royal Grammar School and opened the Sixth Form Centre and Milton Library at the Dr. Challoner’s Grammar School…” 

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HM Queen Elizabeth II Attends Day Three of Royal Ascot. (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II accompanied by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, His Royal Highness The Duke of York, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of York, Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie of York and Mr. Peter Philips and his wife, Autumn Kelly, arrived at the Ascot Racecourse in Ascot, Berkshire to attend day three, Ladies Day, of the 2013 Royal Ascot races.

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Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex Attends Day Two of the 129th Lincolnshire Show (VIDEO)

countessOn Thursday, June 20, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex arrived at the Lincolnshire Show Grounds to attend day two of the 129th Lincolnshire Show, one of the largest agricultural shows in England.

The two-day event also offers visitors a chance to view “…floral exhibits, cooking demonstrations, livestock and equine competitions, vintage vehicles displays, live music and much, much more…” according to the official website for the show.

If you are interested in learning more about the 129th Lincolnshire Show please visit their official website here.

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