Posts Tagged ‘Childhood USA’

Double hospital visits: Princesses Sofia & Madeleine

Both Princess Sofia and Princess Madeleine made hospital visits recently. Sofia opened a hospital in Sweden, while Madeleine visited a hospital in New York as part of her work with Childhood USA. I’m also including Crown Princess Victoria at a wreath-laying ceremony.

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Royal Round Up: Letizia, Camilla, Madeleine, Charlene

Queen Letizia went all of 2016 without wearing a tiara, but she kicked off 2017 with a bang, wearing the biggest tiara in the Spanish Royal Family collection for her first State Visit of the year. Also in this post updates from Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Madeleine, and Princess Charlene.

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Crown Princess Victoria & Princess Sofia at Sweden Dinner, Princess Madeleine in New York

Friday, September 16, saw King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, and Princess Sofia attend the Sweden Dinner at the Royal Palace, while Princess Madeleine was in New York. Victoria has been in New York this week but her trip doesn’t end until the 23rd, so I’m going to wait and throw her entire trip into one post.

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Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill visit Gävle

On Monday, February 2, Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill visited Gävle (Maddie is Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland, where Gävle is located) where they met and had lunch with the Governor, Barbro Holmberg, and 40 guests from the county’s sporting culture and industry (including Prince Daniel‘s parents) at Gävle Castle. They also visited ESRI Group, the leading GIS (Geographic Information Systems) companies in the area, where they learned about GIS and ESRI’s collaboration with the University of Gävle. They then visited Helges recreation center, which offers a wide variety of activities to anyone who wishes to use the center (it’s open to all).

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Duchess Kate wears black for Northside visit

Sigh. Someone needs to tell Duchess Kate that she shouldn’t wear black to a children’s center. Someone also needs to tell Duchess Kate to stop wearing Goat coats, because even when she has them lengthened, they are still too short. For her second day in New York, Kate Middleton visited the Northside Center for Child Development where she, accompanied by Chirlane McCray, the First Lady of New York City, toured the center, met with children (and actually bent all the way down to talk to them), and wrapped Christmas presents. Kate then went to a lunch reception at the British Consul General’s residence. Note on coverage: Williams’ stuff, the NBA game, and the conservation reception (to which Kate is now going) will be in separate posts.

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Princess Madeleine and Queen Silvia in New York for Childhood Foundation

Hot on the heels of an interesting conversation in the previous post’s comments about charity and whether the royal’s involvement in charity is worth anything, here’s a post on Princess Madeleine and Queen Silvia of Sweden in New York last week. Silvia and Madeleine are involved with charity that deals with child protection from violence and exploitation–Silvia created World Childhood Foundation and Madeleine works for Childhood USA–so they were in New York last week to attend a few events with the United Nations and Global Citizen.

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Princess Madeleine visits Ersta Child Rights Bureau with Queen Silvia

Princess Madeleine and Queen Silvia Ersta Child Rights Bureau

Princess Madeleine and Queen Silvia visited Ersta Child Rights Bureau on September 2 in Sweden. They met four young people about their experiences with the Child Rights Office and how they helped the young people and supported them in contacting the authorities. Child Rights Office is involved in ensuring children’s rights are not violated and offers children and young people support and advise.

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