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Wednesday, 28 September

Washington

 

 

HRH The Crown Prince’s programme

Run with veterans on The National Mall
06.45

The Crown Prince goes for a run on The National Mall with American veterans.

 

 

The Crown Prince Couple’s programme

 

Official welcome at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
09.00

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosts the business promotional campaign’s official start, where The Crown Prince will give the welcoming speech.

 

 

HRH The Crown Prince’s programme

 

Opening of seminar for the maritime industry
10.05

The Crown Prince gives the opening speech at CSG's (The Consultative Shipping Group's) seminar on the maritime industry. CSG consists of maritime administrations from 18 countries including Denmark, which currently chairs the organization. CSG works for better conditions as well as free and fair competition in the maritime industry and thus deals with issues such as environmental regulations, climate change and free trade. 

 

 

HRH The Crown Princess’s programme

 

Seminar on health
10.05

The Crown Princess participates in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) health seminar, which is arranged in cooperation with the American health administration.  

 

Seminar on agriculture and food products
10.50

The Crown Princess pays a visit at the seminar "Evolving U.S. Food Policy and Emerging Consumer Trends”. Here, Danish agricultural and food producing companies will meet the American officials responsible for food product policies.

 

 

The Crown Prince Couple’s programme

Business luncheon
12.00

The Crown Prince Couple participate in a business luncheon with the theme of sustainability. In addition to the business delegation, guests from the U.S. administration, Congress, NGOs and think tanks who work with sustainability will take part. During the luncheon, the Crown Prince Couple will witness the signing of a cooperation agreement between Copenhagen and Washington D.C.

 

 

HRH The Crown Prince’s programme

 

Visit with Clean Water Caucus of the United States Congress
14.30

The Crown Prince visits a Clean Water Caucus event that has the objective of promoting Danish companies’ sustainable water technologies to American decision-makers. In addition, the objective is to give the Danish companies insight into the commercial opportunities and the political situation surrounding sustainable water technology in the USA. The Crown Prince will give a speech during the visit.

 

Meeting with House Democratic 'Whip' Steny Hoyer
15.30

The Crown Prince meets with the 'Whip' of Democrats in the House of Representatives, Steny Hoyer, in the U.S. Capitol, the home of the U.S. Congress. 

 

 

HRH The Crown Princess’s programme

 

Visit at Children’s National Medical Centre
14.30

The Crown Princess visits the Children’s National Medical Centre. During the visit, The Crown Princess will be shown around the hospital and greet patients and their families. Children’s National Medical Centre is internationally recognized for innovation in paediatrics and as an advocate for children’s rights.

 

Event with International Centre for Research on Women
15.50

The Crown Princess participates in an event with the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW). ICRW works to promote equality and women’s rights all over the world. The centre researches, among other things, women’s contributions to communities and the barriers that prevent women from achieving economic stability. The Crown Princess gives a speech during the event.

 

 

The Crown Prince Couple’s programme

 

Grand Ball
18.00

The Crown Prince Couple participate in The Grand Ball in the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building with the business delegation, local partners, selected American politicians and representatives of the Danish embassy. The Crown Prince speaks.

 

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8 minutes ago, cph said:

Like a bodyguard behind Mary ;)

I think the hosts should have done this differently: Greeted and welcomed Frederik first, then Mary and then the little girl presenting the flowers.

 

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Kongehuset has released more information related to Crown Prince Frederik's visit with Clean Water Caucus this afternoon:

http://kongehuset.dk/nyheder/clean-water-caucus

 

Clean Water Caucus


HRH The Crown Prince on 28 September, in connection with business promotion in the US, visits the Clean Water Caucus event in the United States Congress in Washington.
The Crown Prince visits the Clean Water Caucus event that aims to promote Danish companies' sustainable water technology against US makers. In addition, the aim is to give Danish companies insight into the business opportunities and the political situation around sustainable water technology in the United States.

The event is part of a major initiative to strengthen both political and commercial cooperation between Denmark and the United States in the cleantech area.

The Crown Prince will deliver a speech during the event,  which includes among the participants the Democrats 'Whip' Steny Hoyer and the two chairmen of the Clean Water Caucus, the Democratic Congressman Lipinski and Republican Congressman Duncan.

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3 hours ago, mls said:

I think the hosts should have done this differently: Greeted and welcomed Frederik first, then Mary and then the little girl presenting the flowers.

 

 

Agree.

And based on the videos, there were some weird situations at the reception yesterday, too.

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" Honored to meet HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark today during her visit to the NAM to discuss food safety"

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" Heartwarming visit to Children's National Hospital to advocate for children! HRH read a HC Andersen story to the kids "

 

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" The Crown Prince discusses the Water Technology Alliance between Denmark and US. Danfoss is a proud member"

 

 

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" Water Caucus briefing with HRH Frederik"

 

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On the red carpet of the grand ball at the Smithsonian:

Recycling a gown previously worn at the the American-Scandinavian Foundation gala dinner in New York in 2009:

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The gown is from Heartmade's 2009 Spring/Summer collection:

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Facebook video of the couple walking inside and chatting with the little flower girl:

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10154852921328455&id=172439363454&_rdr

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