On Friday, October 3, 2014, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain presided over the closing of the XXV Asamblea Plenaria del Consejo Empresarial de América Latina (CEAL) held under the theme, Espacio Empresarial Iberoamericano una Oportunidad para el Crecimiento
, at the Distrito C Telefónica in Madrid.
This year’s meeting gathered more than 200 CEOs from various Latin American companies according to Casa Real.
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On the evening of October 1, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and Their Imperial and Royal Highnesses Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este, Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, attended the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) charity gala dinner held at the new Yacht Club de Monaco building.
According to the Palais Princier, the sovereign prince is Honorary President of the EORTC Charitable Trust.
On Friday, October 3, 2014, Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark, as Patron of the Alzheimerforeningen, attended opening of the new project, Erindringsdans for Demente, held at the Astershjemmet in Roskilde.
According to the official website for the Alzheimerforeningen the purpose of the “…Erindringsdans is to spread [the project] into a total of 180 nursing homes in 30 municipalities across the country.”
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On Friday, October 3, 2014, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium arrived in Antwerp to attend the inauguration of the replica of a World War I pontoon bridge across the Scheldt River.
According to the Associated Press, the original pontoon bridge was constructed at “…the start of the war in 1914 and played a major role in the defense of Antwerp. It was used by the Belgian army under King Albert I as well as the British Expeditionary Force under Winston Churchill.”
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On Friday, October 3, 2014, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands officially opened the Leger des Heils (Salvation Army’s) Majoor Bosshardtburgh homeless shelter located in the De Wallen district in Amsterdam.
The new shelter provides private rooms for 36 residents according to RVD.
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Recently, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco inaugurated the new premises of the Centre Scientifique de Monaco (CSM).
Established in 1960 by the late His Serene Highness Prince Rainier III of Monaco the Centre Scientifique de Monaco aims to provide:
“…the Principality of Monaco with the means of carrying out oceanographic research and to support governmental and international organizations responsible for the protection and conservation of marine life.
Research focuses on two key biological processes of these ecosystems: Marine Biomineralization and Symbiosis.”