Their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry of Wales Host a Reception at Buckingham Palace. (VIDEO)

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On the evening of Thursday, November 6, 2014, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge and His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II hosted the Recovery Pathway Reception at Buckingham Palace in London, England.

The reception was held “…to recognize military and civilian professionals who have helped British servicemen and women that have suffered physical or psychological injuries to return to duty or make a successful transition in to civilian life.”

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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Receives an Honorary Doctorate from the Università degli Studi di Genova. (VIDEO)


Last month — October 24, 2014, to be exact — His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Marine Science from the Università degli Studi di Genova (University of Genoa) in Genoa, Italy.

The sovereign prince received his Honorary Doctorate during the Lectio Magistralis (a scholarly lecture) entitled, The Mediterranean and its Environmental Conditions Between Hopes and Concerns.

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain Opens an Exhibition in Madrid. (VIDEO)

On November 5, 2014, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain opened the exhibition, Maestros Flamencos y Holandeses, at the Museo Carlos de Amberes in Madrid, Spain.

According to Artnet News, the exhibition contains:

“…40 Flemish masterpieces, [which] has been assembled by securing loans from several other European institutions. The Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp, closed until 2017 due to renovation, has loaned an astounding 21 works. They include important paintings by Rubens, Anthony van Dyck, Jacob Jordaens, Bernard van Orley, David Teniers II, and Michaelina Wautier, one of the very few female Flemish painters of the period.”

Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Attend the XXXI Edition of the Premio de Periodismo Francisco Cerecedo. (VIDEO)

On the evening of November 5, 2014, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived at the Ritz Hotel in Madrid, Spain, to attend the XXXI Edition of the Premio de Periodismo Francisco Cerecedo. The winner of the Francisco Cerecedo award went to Mr. José Antonio Zarzalejos.

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain Visits the Mando de Operaciones in Madrid. (VIDEO)

On Thursday, November 6, 2014, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain visited the Mando de Operaciones (MOPS), in Madrid, Spain.  The agency is a “…operational structure, subordinate to the Chief of the Defense Staff and [is] responsible for conducting operational planning and driving as well as the monitoring of operational plans and operations military as assigned…” according to the Spanish royal court.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh Attend the Opening of the Flanders Fields Memorial Garden. (VIDEOS)


On November 6, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge and His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium attended the inauguration of the Flanders Fields Memorial Garden at the Wellington Barracks in London, England.

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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the Opening of the 83rd Interpol General Assembly. (VIDEOS)



On November 3, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco participated in the opening of the 83rd Interpol General Assembly, held under the theme 100 Years of International Police Cooperation, at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.

Prior to the opening of Monday’s conference the sovereign prince viewed an exhibition about the cultural history of the Principality of Monaco.

Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Host a Garden Party. (VIDEOS)

On Thursday, November 6, 2014, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan accompanied by His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan, Their Imperial Highnesses Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko of Japan, along with other members of the Imperial family hosted the traditional autumn garden party held at the Akasaka Imperial Garden in Tokyo.

According to Kyodo News, over 2,100 guests attended today’s event including Sochi Paralympics alpine skiing gold medalist, Mr. Akira Kano.

News Regarding H.M. Queen Maxima of the Netherlands. (VIDEOS)


On Thursday, November 6, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived in Warffum to visit, Power-Play, a program which offers music lessons to primary school students.

Thereafter, Her Majesty visited the organization, Rijdende Popschool, in Garmerwolde. Established in 2011, by a then Princess Maxima of the Netherlands, the Rijdende Popschool is supported by the Kinderen Maken Muziek, in collaboration with the Oranje Fonds and the Fonds voor Cultuurparticipatie. According to RVD, the purpose of organization is “…to make music accessible to all and to connect people and generations.”

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HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Attends a Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. (VIDEO)

Embed from Getty ImagesOn of Thursday, November 6, 2014, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended the Beijing +20 Regional Review Meeting held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

This morning’s conference, held under the theme, Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Girls for Sustainable Development in the ECE Region, was organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Region and UN Women.

According to the Danish royal court, today’s event is:

“…being held as a prelude to the marking of the 20th anniversary of the women’s conference in Beijing, Beijing+20, which takes place in New York in March 2015 in connection with the Commission on the Status of Women’s gathering.”

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