On the evening of November 7, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan was in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to witness the signing of a partnership with her foundation, Queen Rania Foundation, and EdX.
For more information about yesterday’s signing please click here.
On Wednesday, Her Majesty attended the United Nations Foundation and the United Nations Association of the USA Global Leadership Awards Dinner in New York City.
Meanwhile, in Amman, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan held another meeting with the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, at Al-Hummar Palace on Thursday. Discussions focused on “…efforts to achieve peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis, as well as the developments in the Syrian crisis…” according to Petra News.
On November 7, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall continued their nine-day official tour of India.
The day began with a visit to the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun. Whilst there the royal couple were warmly welcomed by various officials, military training officers and cadets.
Thereafter, The Prince of Wales visited the “…Navdanya organic farm and education center where he met with Dr. Vandana Shiva…” according to Clarence House. During his visit the future king and Dr. Shiva talked about sustainable agriculture and much more.
Meanwhile, The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Doon School also located in Dehradun.
For more information about yesterday’s activities as well as to view photos please click the links below.
On November 7, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias participated in the induction ceremony of novelist and professor of Literature at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Ms. Carme Riera, into the Real Academia Española (RAE).
On the evening of November 7, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain arrived at the Hotel Occidental Miguel Ángel in Madrid to attend the Federación Española de Bancos de Alimentos (FESBAL) award ceremony.
During the event Her Majesty, on behalf of the Fundación Reina Sofía, recieved the 2013 Premio Espiga de Oro forthe foundation’s support for “…those in need in our country [Spain] through the FESBAL…”
On the morning of November 7, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden began their two-day visit to lovely London, England.
The day began with a visit to Hackney Community College in East London. Whilst there the crown princess couple met with staff and students who “…informed [the royal couple about] the school’s apprentice project. The project aims to strengthen students’ attachment to the labor market…” according to the Swedish royal court.
Thereafter, the prince and princess visited Tech City, the Google Campus and Level 39 in Canary Wharf. Soon, it was time for the royal couple to attend a lovely luncheon with the Mayor of London, Mr. Boris Johnson.
Once the luncheon was over Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel headed on over to Buckingham Palace to have tea with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.