Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Princess Anne of Edinburgh [September 2015]

Official Visits

The Princess Royal  KG KT GCVO GCStJ QSO GCL, the second child and only daughter of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, was born at Clarence House, London, on 15 August 1950, when her mother was Princess Elizabeth, heir presumptive to the throne. She was baptised Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise at Buckingham Palace on 21 October 1950.

She received the title Princess Royal from The Queen in June 1987; she was previously known as Princess Anne. Her Royal Highness is the seventh holder of the title. She is styled Her Royal Highness Princess Anne of Edinburgh.

Princess Anne started her education in Buckingham Palace where The Queen had moved with her family shortly after her accession.

The Princess, who after leaving school began to undertake public engagements alone when she was eighteen, is known for her charitable work, being the patron of over 200 organisations; she carries out about 500 royal engagements and public appearances per year.

Princess Anne is also known for her equestrian talents; winning two silver medals (1975) and one gold medal (1971) at the European Eventing Championships, she is the first member of the British Royal Family to compete in the Olympic Games. The Princess is also a British representative in the International Olympic Committee, and was a member of the London organising committee for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Under the patronage of Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, Jamaica will host the closing ceremony of the Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders Dialogue (CCELD), between September 30 and October 4, 2015.

Princess Royal will be present in the island from September 30 to October 2, 2015.

HRH has visited Jamaica twice in the past. Her first visit was in February 2005 to celebrate 50 years of the Princess Margaret Hospital, named after her aunt Princess Margaret.  Princess Royal then made an official visit to Jamaica in June 2011.

Welcome Dinner 

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller (left), interacts with Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal, ahead of the Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue (CCELD) 2015 dinner, held at the Pegasus Hotel on Thursday (October 1). The CCELD, a programme geared at building the capacity of selected business, Government and civil society leaders across the Caribbean and Canada, is hosting its closing ceremony in Jamaica today (October 2). The Princess Royal is the President of the CCELD and is in the island on a three-day official visit. Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller (right), having a light exchange with Director of the Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue (CCELD) 2015, Mr. Robert Taylor (left) and Chair of the CCELD Local Steering Committee, Mrs. Lisa Bell (centre), during the CCELD dinner, held at the Pegasus Hotel on Thursday (October 1). The CCELD is a capacity building programme geared at Government, business and civil society leaders of the Caribbean and Canada. The closing ceremony will be hosted in Jamaica, today (October 2). Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller (left), shares a light moment with Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal, and Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Hon. Arnaldo Brown, during the Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue (CCELD) dinner, held on Thursday (October 1), at the Pegasus Hotel. The CCELD is a programme to build the capacity of Caribbean and Canadian leaders from the business sector, Government and civil society. The Princess Royal is the President of the CCELD.

 

Princess Royal visits Mico

Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal (right), is shown a portrait of the late former Governor-General, and distinguished Mico University College graduate, His Excellency, the Most Hon. Sir Howard Cooke, on display in the institution’s Museum, in Kingston, by Curator, Hyacinth Birch, during her visit on Thursday, October 1. The visit formed part of the Princess Royal’s three-day working visit to Jamaica, from September 30 to October 2, for the Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders Dialogue (CCELD), among other engagements.

 

Princess Anne Tours Up Park Camp

Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal, Princess Anne, is given a history of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) by Curator of the Military Museum, Stacey Duhaney (right), while Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Antony Anderson, looks on. Her Royal Highness toured Up Park Camp on October 1, as part of her three-day visit to the island from September 30 to October 2.

 

Speaking at the closing ceremony of the

Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue (CCELD)

Her Royal Highness, Princess Royal, Princess Anne, addresses the closing ceremony of the Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue (CCELD), at the Pegasus Hotel on Friday (October 2). Her Royal Highness, Princess Royal, Princess Anne, shares a light moment with Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Patrick Allen, at the closing ceremony of the Caribbean-Canada Emerging Leaders’ Dialogue (CCELD), at the Pegasus Hotel on Friday (October 2).

 

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Jamaica to Host Closing Ceremony of CCELD This Year

Address by Prime Minister at the Opening Dinner for the Working Visit of Her Royal Highness

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