Programme confirmed for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's visit to the USA
Published 05 December 2014
Kensington Palace has released information about The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's programme ahead of their visit to the USA:
SUNDAY 7TH DECEMBER
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in New York
MONDAY 8TH DECEMBER
World Bank, Washington DC - The Duke of Cambridge will attend the International Corruption Hunters Alliance conference, followed by a working lunch. The Duke will be accompanied by Mr William Hague. The Duke will give a speech at the conference focussing on corruption surrounding the illegal wildlife trade.
Northside Center for Child Development, Harlem - The Duchess of Cambridge, accompanied by the First Lady of New York City will visit the centre which fosters the healthy development of children and families by providing high-quality mental health and educational services. The Duchess and First Lady will take part in gift-wrapping with volunteers and meet students undertaking a craft-making exercise.
Lunch at British Consul General's Residence, New York - The Duchess of Cambridge will meet members of the British Community in New York from culture, arts, hospitality, and business sectors.
Conservation Reception at British Consul General's Residence, New York - The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by Secretary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will attend a reception co-hosted by the Royal Foundation and the Clinton Foundation, in recognition of the conservation work carried out by Tusk and United for Wildlife partners: Wildlife Conservation Society; Conservation International; and The Nature Conservancy.
NBA Basketball game (Brooklyn Nets v Cleveland Cavaliers), Brooklyn The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend an NBA Basketball game to support the on-going collaboration between the Royal Foundation, United for Wildlife and the NBA.
TUESDAY 9TH DECEMBER
The National September 11 Memorial Museum, New York - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will tour the National September 11 Memorial Museum. Their Royal Highnesses will view one of the Memorial Reflection Pools and spend time in the Memorial Plaza and Memorial Museum.
The Door / CityKids, New York - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit The Door to see the work they carry out in partnership with the CityKids Foundation both organisations offer services to young people to help them reach their potential. Their Royal Highnesses will tour the youth organisation and view arts performances by the young people.
Creativity is GREAT Reception, hosted by NeueHouse, New York - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend a reception at NeueHouse celebrating the wealth of British Talent in the Creative Industries based in New York.
Innovation is GREAT Reception, hosted by Shutterstock at The Empire State Building, New York - The Duke of Cambridge accompanied by The Mayor of New York City will visit the observation deck at the 86th floor, attend the technology-themed reception; and present the winners of the GREAT Tech Awards with trophies.
St. Andrews 600th Anniversary Dinner at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will join this event which will support scholarships and bursaries for students from under-privileged communities, new student sports facilities in St Andrews, investment in the university's medical and science faculties and a lectureship in American Literature at St. Andrews.
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We extend our deep gratitude to the Last Post Association and the people of Ieper for this daily act of homage in honour of our fallen
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We can win this battle. And in doing so we can take a small, but very important step in reminding ourselves that we are capable of rising to the challenges of our age
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A speech by The Duke of Cambridge about the illegal wildlife trade, at the Botanical Gardens in Xishuangbanna, China
As I believe you say in China, “one generation plants the trees in whose shade another generation rests”.
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A speech by The Duke of Cambridge at the Innovation is Great event, Tokyo, Japan
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