The Royal Foundation Meghan as Patron
Since : May 2018
Following her engagement to Prince Harry in 2017, Meghan has become involved in the work of the Foundation, and became its fourth patron following her marriage, on 19 May 2018. The Royal Foundation programmes currently revolve around four main themes of work; mental health, wildlife and conservation, young people and the armed forces community.
The National Theatre Meghan as Patron
Since : January 2019
The National Theatre's extensive UK-wide learning and participation programme supports young people’s creative education through performance and writing programmes like Connections, New Views and Let’s Play. The National Theatre invests in the future of theatre by developing talent, creating bold new work and building audiences, partnering with a range of UK theatres and theatre companies.
The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Meghan as Patron
Since : January 2019
Established in 1913, the ACU is the world's first and oldest international university network, with more than 500 member institutions in over 50 countries. It is the only accredited organisation representing higher education across the Commonwealth.
Created in September 2013 Smart Works exists to help long term unemployed and vulnerable women regain the confidence they need to succeed at job interviews, return to employment and transform their lives.
Established in 1886 and entirely funded by public donations Mayhew is an animal welfare charity working to improve the lives of dogs, cats and people in communities both in London and internationally. Mayhew looks for innovative ways to reduce the number of animals in need through pro-active community and educational initiatives and preventative veterinary care.
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On their third day, the Duke & Duchess of Sussex visited the Royal Equestrian Club in Morocco’s capital city, Rabat. In the club Their Royal Highnessess saw the benefits of equine therapy, which gets supported by them, helps disabled children and young people with mental health challenges.
Afterwards Their Royal Highnessess joined a cooking dmeonstration with Chef Moha, one of Marocco’s leading chefs. Both met children who were practising traditional Maroccan dishes, and making Cherine Mallah’s Moroccan Pancakes from ‘Together: Our Community Cookbook‘, the charity cookbook supported by The Duchess herself. The organisation enables children from under-privileged backgrounds to learn more about cooking traditional Moroccan food.
The Duke & Duchess also visited Rabat’s beautiful Andalusian Gardens to meet Morocco’s young social entrepreneurs. Many of these young people who were at the gardens that day are working to address youth unemployment and supporting vulnerable communites. The Duke & Duchess learned more about the communities latest projects and heard about the transformational impact of community-based programmes.
In their final engagment of the Royal Visit Morocco Tour, The Duke & Duchess attended an audience with Mohammed VI of Morocco, The King of Morocco at Rabat Royal Residence.
This evening, the Duke & Duchess of Sussex attended a reception hosted by the British Ambassador to Morocco at the British Residence in Rabat. The Royal couple met guests including influential Moroccan women, young entrepreneurs and disabled athletes. Meghan was looking phenomenal in a bespoke dress by Dior.
For their second day in Morocco, the Duke & Duchess of Sussex had several engagements in Asni. To start their day, they met girls during a visit to an “Education For All” boarding house for girls aged 12 to 18. The charity helps ensure girls from rural communities high in the Atlas Mountains are able to access a secondary education. Meghan was speaking a really good french with the young girls and as a french native i’m quite impressed! Our duchess also received a traditional Henna ceremony for pregnant women by one of the girls.
Then, Meghan & Harry walked to the Lycee Qualifiant Grand Atlas where students were practicing their English. They took the time to watch students play in a football match and met some of them.
To end their visit, the Royal Couple attended an Investiture for Michael McHugo the founder of ‘Education for All’. He received an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list 2019 for services to improving gender quality in education in Morocco.
The Duke & Duchess of Sussex arrived late last night at Casablanca’s airport. The royal couple was welcomed by the British Ambassador and the Guard of Honor to start their 3 days official visit in Morocco. Then, they were introduced to The Crown Prince of Morocco, Prince Moulay Hassan in Rabat. During their visit Meghan and Harry will be staying at the British residence. Meghan was looking amazing in red Valentino dress.
More details have been released of the three day visit the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will make to Morocco this weekend. Meghan and Harry’s itinerary includes stops in Rabat, Casablanca and Asni.
On arrival at Casablanca Airport, on the evening of Saturday February 23rd, the royal couple will be welcomed to Morocco by the British Ambassador to the country, Thomas Reilly, and his wife. The Duke of Sussex will inspect a Guard of Honour at the airport.
On Sunday, February 24th, Harry and Meghan will head into the Atlas mountains to visit Asni and the ‘Education for All’ boarding houses there. Run by a Moroccan NGO, they provide access to secondary school learning for girls between the ages of 12 and 18. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will meet some of those staying at the boarding houses as well as those teaching them while Meghan will also take part in a henna ceremony.
From there, the couple will head to the Lycee Qualifiant Grand Atlas in Asni to hear more about education provision in the area. And it won’t all be class based – the importance of sport in education will be underlined with a visit to see the pupils playing football.
Harry and Meghan will end their time in Asni at the original ‘Education for All’ boarding house where they will meet the organisation’s founder, Michael McHugo, who was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List. The Duke of Sussex will present him with his honour in a short ceremony.
Sunday evening will see Harry and Meghan attending a reception at the official residence of the British Ambassador in Rabat where they will meet young entrepreneurs, influential women in Moroccan society and disabled athletes.
The third and final day of their visit starts in Rabat where the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will learn about the work of the Moroccan Royal Federation of Equestrian Sports and its developing programme of supporting children with special needs through riding and caring for horses. Meghan and Harry will see a riding demonstration and will hear from children and teachers about grooming and caring for horses.
Next on the agenda is a spot of cookery at the Villa des Ambassadors in Rabat. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will see how traditional Moroccan cuisine is being used to help children with disabilities develop new skills. They will enjoy a cookery demonstration and meet young people benefitting from the scheme.
From there, Harry and Meghan will travel to the Andalusian Gardens in Rabat to talk to young social entrepreneurs and hear about work in youth empowerment. There will also be a chance for the couple to see traditional Moroccan arts and crafts as they tour the public gardens.
During their last day in New Zealand and of the Royal Tour, the Duke & Duchess of Sussex visited the city of Rotorua. They attended at their first engagement a welcoming ceremony in Te Papaiouru Marae. They wore korowai cloaks made specifically for them. Meghan’s is mostly made from brown pheasant feathers but also includes some blue and green to represent the Pacific Ocean, with some representations to symbolise her pregnancy included.
Then, they visited the National Kiwi Hatchery at Rainbow Springs, where they learned about the centre’s breeding programme for New Zealand’s national bird. Just minutes before the royal couple arrived a little kiwi was hatched. Meghan and Harry also gave names to two new born Kiwis. One is named Koha, meaning ‘gift’, while the other is named Tihei, meaning ‘the sneeze of life’. After their visit, the Duke & Duchess went on a walkabout at Government Gardens.
For their last engagement of the tour, Meghan & Harry visited the Redwoods Treewalk. The couple admired a 2000-year-old trunk section of Californian redwood, before walking away together to spend some time alone in the forest.
On Tuesday morning, the Duke & Duchess of Sussex began their day at the North Shore Riding Club in Auckland, to dedicate a 20ha section of native bush to the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy and to be named the Carol Whaley Native Bush, honouring a long-standing supporter of riding and conservation. Meghan was wearing a black J.Crew jeans and a Karen Walker blazer. Despite the heavy rain, our royal couple took part in a gumboot-throwing or ‘welly-wanging‘ competition with school children and Meghan won!
Then, Meghan and Harry travelled to South Auckland to visit Pillars charity with the NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Pillars is a charity for children of prisoners to support positive, crime-free live. They were invited to present awards to some of these children and because they made a donation to the charity after their wedding back in May.
The couple were also on a walkabout to meet a lot of members of the public gathered in the streets. Meghan also met of one her old fan she knew on Instagram, she was very surprised and happy to see her there.
In the evening, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended a reception with the NZ Prime Minister at the Auckland War Memorial. Meghan was wearing a gorgeous Antonio Berardidress that she wore to watch Harry play polo last year.
On their second day in New Zealand, the Duke & Duchess of Sussex spent more time in Wellington. They began their day by visiting Maranui Cafe to meet with mental health workers and advocates. Meghan & Harry shared with them their own personal experience with mental health and Meghan even talked about social medias. When they left the cafe, our royal couple stopped to greet a select group of Houghton Valley School children, who where waiting outside under the rain to meet them. One of this boys was very shy and Meghan attempted to confort him. She’s such a sweetheart!
For their second engagement of the day, the Duke & Duchess of Sussex flew in an helicopter to Abel Tasman. They learnt about local conservation projects, in a Royal New Zealand Air Force NH90 helicopter. Abel Tasman National Park is renowned for its golden beaches, sculptured granite cliffs, and its world-famous coast track. Meghan & Harry enjoyed a bbq and were joined for tea by local school students and the park’s youth ambassadors. Despite heavy rain, the royals were welcomed to the beachside campsite with a traditional pōwhiri from local iwi, with the blowing of a conch shell, a karanga and a long line of hongi.
In the evening, the duke & Duchess went back to Wellington for their last engagement of the day. They visited Courtenay Creative and stepped into cinematic fantasy. Courtenay Creative is a new training facility for the screen and creative industries. They were shown an interactive exhibition of local talent, including sculpture, music and virtual reality.
The Duke and Duchess left Sydney on Sunday morning on a Royal New Zealand AirForce flight, travelling with members of the the New Zealand Invictus Games team. They were welcomed by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern & Wellington Mayor Justin Lester. At her arrival, Meghan was wearing a lovely Karen Walker coat with an Asos black dress.
For their first engagement in Wellington, the Duke & Duchess of Sussex attended a traditional welcome ceremony on the lawns of Government House. They met with the Governor General before watching a haka by a group from Hato Paora & chatting with students as well as members of the Girl Guides and Scouts.
After the ceremony, Meghan & harry went on a public walkabout to meet people as much as possible. Then, they visited & laid a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park.
In the evening, the Duke & Duchess met with the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition at Government House in Wellington. The main event was a reception hosted by the Governor General. The event celebrated the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand and Meghan gave a powerful speech about feminism for the occasion.
The Duke & Duchess of Sussex spent their last day in Sydney at the Invictus Games, to watch the Wheelchair Basketball Final at Quaycentre. They also presented after the match medals to the US players, who won.
In the evening, The Duke and Duchess attended the Closing Ceremony of the Invictus Games at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney. Meghan was wearing an olive green custom tuxedo dress from Italian designer Antonio Berardi. She took the stage before her husband to deliver an amazing speech that you can discover in the video below.
With that said, and on a very personal note, I just wanted to thank all of you for welcoming me into the Invictus family. I am truly so grateful to be a part of this with each and every one of you.
And I’m not sure if many of you know this, but a few years ago, before I had met my husband, I had the incredible honour of visiting troops deployed all over the world; from the UK to Italy and Afghanistan, and several other countries. In travelling to these military bases, I was given a very special glimpse into the lives of those who serve our countries.