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  • 22 January 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Honorary Air Commodore, Royal Air Force Waddington, this afternoon received Air Commodore Thomas Burke upon relinquishing his appointment as Station Commander and Group Captain Steve Kilvington upon assuming the appointment.

    The Countess of Wessex today undertook engagements in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

    Her Royal Highness this morning visited the Sierra Leone Peace Museum, Jomo Kenyatta Road, for a Roundtable Discussion with female members of the Sierra Leone Armed Forces on their experience of the Civil War and subsequent role of women in the Armed Forces in the peace-building and reconciliation.

    The Countess of Wessex today attended a Roundtable Discussion with representatives of Sierra Leone civil society on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence during the Civil War given by the British High Commissioner to the Republic of Sierra Leone (His Excellency Mr. Simon Mustard) at the Residence.

    Her Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Meeting with His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh (Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone) and Ms. Manty Tarawalli (Minister for Gender and Children's Affairs) at State House.

    The Countess of Wessex afterwards attended a Discussion at the Parliament building on women as peace-builders with women in politics in Sierra Leone.

    Her Royal Highness this evening attended a Reception given by the British High Commissioner to the Republic of Sierra Leone at the Residence.

    The Countess of Wessex later attended a Dinner given by the British High Commissioner to the Republic of Sierra Leone at the Residence.

  • 21 January 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, this morning attended a Meeting at Marlborough House, London SW1.

    His Royal Highness, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this afternoon held a Meeting.

    The Countess of Wessex this morning departed from Heathrow Airport, London, for Sierra Leone and was received this evening at Freetown International Airport, Lungi, by the British High Commissioner to the Republic of Sierra Leone (His Excellency Mr. Simon Mustard).

    Mr. Alexander Stonor and Mrs. Laura King are in attendance.

  • 20 January 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex this evening attended the UK-Africa Investment Summit Reception at Buckingham Palace.

    Today is the Anniversary of the Birthday of The Countess of Wessex.

  • 16 January 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Patron, the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, today attended a Luncheon at Coutts and Company, 440 Strand, London WC2, and afterwards attended a performance of "Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Criterion Theatre, 218-223 Piccadilly, London W1.

  • 15 January 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex, Founders, The Earl and Countess of Wessex Charitable Trust, this evening held a Dinner.

  • 9 January 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, this morning held a Meeting.

  • 8 January 2020

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this afternoon attended the Staff Conference at Warwick University Conference Park, Lakeside Village, Warwickshire.

    His Royal Highness, Patron, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, this evening attended a Reception and Concert at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, 47 Frith Street, London W1.

  • 12 December 2019

    Buckingham Palace

    Her Excellency Mrs. Natalia Royo Ruiz de Hagerman was received in audience by The Queen today and presented the Letters of Recall of her predecessor and her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Panama to the Court of St. James's.

    Mr. Santiago Hagerman Arnus was also received by Her Majesty.

    His Excellency Mr. Yasumasa Nagamine was received in audience by The Queen and presented the Letters of Recall of his predecessor and his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from Japan to the Court of St. James's.

    Mrs. Nagamine was also received by Her Majesty.

    Sir Simon McDonald (Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) was present.

    The Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia and The Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia visited The Queen and remained to Luncheon.

    The Earl of Wessex was present.

  • 12 December 2019

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl of Wessex, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, this morning held a Meeting at St. James's Palace.

    His Royal Highness, Vice Patron, afterwards held a Meeting at St. James's Palace for the Commonwealth Games Federation.

  • 11 December 2019

    St. James's Palace

    The Earl and Countess of Wessex were present at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Vice Admiral Sir Donald Gosling (formerly Vice Admiral of the United Kingdom) which was held in Westminster Abbey, London SW1, today.

    His Royal Highness, Trustee, The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, and Her Royal Highness, Chairman, Women in Business Committee, this evening held a Dinner.