On September 3, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan attended the “…launch of the internship program, Fursati Lilamayyoz, carried out by the Queen’s non-profit educational organization, Jordan Education Initiative (JEI), to improve employment opportunities for ICT graduates and for those who have finished their studies less than two years ago…” according to Petra News.
Meanwhile, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan attended the opening of the conference, The Challenges Facing Arab Christians, in Amman.
On September 3, 2013, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, accompanied by representatives from the Mary Fonden (Foundation), continued her visit to Rabat, Morocco. The purpose of the visit is to carry out a series of engagements with the “…objective to combat violence against women and improve women’s rights generally in the Middle East and North Africa…” according to the Danish royal court.
This morning the crown princess arrived at the Danish Embassy where she held a meeting with two representatives from Morocco fighting for women’s rights. Soon, Crown Princess Mary and representatives from the Mary Fonden arrived at the Union de l’Action Féminine (UAF), a shelter for women who were victims of domestic violence.
Thereafter, the crown princess and her delegation met with women who were victims of violence, attended a luncheon hosted by the Danish Ambassador to Morocco, and met with the women’s rights organization, La Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes (LLDF).
On the morning of September 3, 2013, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrived at the Amsterdam Marina to officially open the 30th Edition of the HISWA Amsterdam te Water (In-Water) and Nautisch Centurm.
It was announced by the Swedish royal court that Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her husband, Mr. Christopher O’Neill, are expecting their first child. The baby is due in the beginning of March 2014.
The princess and Mr. O’Neill were married on June 8, 2013, at the beautiful Slottskyrkan at the royal palace in Stockholm.
Wonderful news! Congrats to the couple! 🙂
Click hereto watch a video of Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden respond to a journalist regarding the upcoming birth of their second grandchild.