The Countess hosts a reception on International Women’s Day at Buckingham Palace

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In a speech made at the reception, Her Royal Highness announced her commitment to support the UK’s work in helping put more women and girls at the centre of conflict resolution, encouraging women’s participation in building peace and supporting survivors of sexual violence in conflict.

Many women peacebuilders from around the world were attending today including Visaka Dharmadasa, Chair of the Association of War Affect Women, who is from Sri Lanka. The Reception also brought together academics, representatives from NGOs, the Foreign Office, charities and UN agencies.

The Duke of Sussex's speech at WE Day UK

The Duchess of Cambridge marks Children's Mental Health Week 2019

One of The Duchess’s key areas of work is child mental health and the importance of support to provide young people with in-school mental health services at the earliest stage possible, to tackle problems before they can escalate.

The theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week is ‘Healthy: Inside and Out’, focusing on the connection between physical and mental health. During her visit, The Duchess met teachers and students taking part in Children’s Mental Health Week activities and sat in on two different lessons focusing on the importance of physical and mental health. Find out more here:

The Duke of Sussex speaks at the Commonwealth Youth Roundtable

The Duke of Cambridge in conversation with Sir David Attenborough

Watch The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast 2018

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“It’s been a busy year for my family, with two weddings and two babies – and another child expected soon. It helps to keep a grandmother well occupied."
“Even with the most deeply held differences, treating the other person with respect and as a fellow human-being is always a good first step towards greater understanding.”

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St. George's Chapel Choir sing Carol of The Bells at Windsor | Christmas 2018

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Christmas Carols outside Buckingham Palace
The Duke of York became Colonel of the Grenadier Guards in 2017 – taking over the appointment from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
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The Duchess of Cambridge announced as Patron of Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Evelina London cares for children and young people from before birth, throughout childhood and into adult life.

Christmas trees arrive at Buckingham Palace

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The custom of displaying Christmas trees was introduced to Britain in the late 18th by Queen Charlotte, consort of George III, although it was a yew tree rather than a fir that was used. The Christmas tree was popularised by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in the nineteenth century.

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The Duke of Cambridge's speech on Social Media at the BBC

The Prince of Wales turns 70

A speech by The Duke of Cambridge at the Tusk Conservation Awards 2018

Royal Visit Nigeria: The Prince of Wales gives a speech in Abuja

Royal Visit Nigeria: The Prince of Wales gives a speech in Lagos