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HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg Holds an Audience with the Directors of the LTIO.

On Monday, June 27, 2022, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg held an audience with the directors of the “Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office” (LTIO) of Abu Dhabi, New York, Casablanca, Tel Aviv, Seoul, Tokyo, Taipei, and San Francisco, meeting for the first time since 2018.

Under the supervision of the Ministry of the Economy, the LTIO’s mission is to support the development of Luxembourg companies abroad. They also promote the Grand Duchy as a privileged location for companies from the countries concerned wishing to invest and/or set up in Europe.

The discussions focused on the June 27 to 29 meetings organized in the presence of Luxembourg’s economic partners to define the orientations of the LTIOs in the short and medium-term taking into account the current international context.

Photo courtesy of the Cour Grand-Ducal de Luxembourg

HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg Attends the 175th Anniversary Celebration of a Tobacco Company.

On June 15, 2022, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg accompanied by the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Mr. Xavier Bettel, the Minister of Economy, Mr. Franz Fayot, and the Mayor of Luxembourg City, Mrs. Lydie Polfer, attended the 175th-anniversary celebrations of the Heintz van Landewyck tobacco company.

According to the official website for Heintz van Landewyck the company sends:

“…master tobacco blenders travel to the farthest reaches of the globe to hand-select the best leaves. Hence ensuring the unique flavor of our tobacco products – and all so our customers can enjoy the ultimate in smoking pleasure.”

Yuck.

Photos courtesy of the Cour Grand-Ducale

HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg Participated in the 74th World Baden-Powell Fellowship Event.

From April 21 – 24, 2022, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg, in the presence of His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, participated in the 74th World Baden-Powell Fellowship Event and the World Scout Foundation Investor Conference in Dublin, Ireland. The Hereditary Grand Duke is Chairman of the World Scout Foundation.

During the conference, discussions focused on:

“…ways to adopt new strategies for the Foundation which aims to modernize its operation and increase its efficiency in raising funds for the benefit of World Scouting. The crisis situation in Ukraine and neighboring countries was also discussed…”

Photos courtesy of WSF/V.Ortega/Cour Grand-Ducale

HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg Participates in a Meeting in Paris, France.

His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg was in Paris, France on Thursday, March 31, 2022, to participate in a meeting with the Business Club France-Luxembourg (BCFL).

Established in 2015, the BCFL gathers over 350 French and Luxembourgish companies and entrepreneurs from “…all sectors of activity. Its objective is to facilitate networking, partnerships, and synergies between economic players in the two countries…” notes the Cour Grand-Ducale in a press release.

During yesterday’s important gathering, which was held at the home of the Ambassador of Luxembourg in France, Her Excellency Mrs. Martine Schommer, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume gave an uplifting speech whereupon he stated, “…your economic activity does not take a break. You live daily relations between Luxembourg and France, you even embody a part of this essential economic relationship between two neighboring and friendly countries.”

Photos courtesy of the Business Club France-Luxembourg/M.de Coatpont

TRHs Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg Learn How to Make Chocolate!

On the afternoon of Monday, March 28, 2022, Their Royal Highnesses Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg visited the Genaveh Chocolate Factory in Steinfort.

Established in 2005, by Ms. Geula Naveh and taken over in 2017 by young entrepreneur Ms. Alexandra Kahn, Genaveh chocolate factory produces handmade high-quality chocolates from its small workshop. The company owes its reputation “…to its delicious chocolate bonbons: More than 80 varieties have been created to satisfy the finest palates as well as the most greedy…” according to the company website.

During today’s visit, the royal couple learned how to make chocolate and were informed about the creative process around the development of each of Genaveh’s recipes. The company only uses high-quality raw materials and, as much as possible, local products for all of their chocolates.

Photos courtesy of the Cour Grand-Ducale/S.Margue

HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg Enjoys a Day with the Scouts.

On Saturday, March 26, 2022, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg participated in a panel discussion with members of the Fondation du Scoutisme Mondial in Cents, Luxembourg. His Royal Highness is the President of Scouting In Luxembourg which organized yesterday’s event.

His Royal Highness along with the Director of the World Scout Foundation, Mr. Marc Knippenberg, and members of the Organisation Mondiale du Mouvement Scout, discussed the role of the Fondation du Scoutisme Mondial in supporting the international development of Scouting, and the importance of the Scout movement in today’s world.

In the evening, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume along with dozens of guests gathered around a campfire for a convivial reception on the theme of “outdoor cooking”. So, what did they eat? I don’t know…probably hot dogs and hamburgers.

Photos courtesy of the Cour Grand-Ducale/S.Margue

HRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg Meets with the Prime Minister of Andorra.

On Tuesday, March 22, 2022, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg held an audience with the Prime Minister of the Principality of Andorra, His Excellency Mr. Xavier Espot Zamora, at the Palais Grand-Ducal in Luxembourg City.

During today’s meeting, His Royal Highness and Prime Minister Zamora discussed various topics including “…economic diversification, a challenge common to both countries, with exchanges focused on innovation and digital, finance, tourism and the war in Ukraine…” according to the Cour Grand-Ducale.

Photos courtesy of the Cour Grand-Ducale