On September 27, 2013, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrived at the Amsterdam RAI to attend the opening of the 17th ECCO – 38th ESMO – 32nd ESTRO European Cancer Congress.
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Upon their arrival at the Museum Aan de Stroom, Their Majesties were welcomed by the Mayor of Antwerp, Mr. Bart de Wever as well as other government officials.
After a reception where several speeches were made Their Majesties signed the Livre d’Or (Golden Book), and then left the museum where hundreds of locals were eager to meet with their new king and queen. Thereafter, they inaugurated the new Red Star Line Museum.
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On September 26, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan attended the 2013 Global Citizen Awards Gala in New York City. During last evening’s event Her Majesty was awarded the 2013 Atlantic Council Global Citizen Award for:
“…her impressive humanitarian leadership and efforts that have helped bring about positive change around the world. Through her role as a member of the United Nations High-Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda and her advocacy for global education and the empowerment of women, Queen Rania raises awareness about violence against children and works toward bridging cultural and religious divides—at a time when this is most needed.”
It was announced by Kensington Palace that His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge will be christened on October 23, 2013, at the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace in London. The ceremony will be private. Prince George will be christened by The Most Revd and Rt. Honorable The Lord Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.
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