The Duke of Cambridge will visit Namibia, Tanzania and Kenya
The Duke of Cambridge will undertake a visit to Namibia, Tanzania and Kenya from Monday 24th – Sunday 30th September. The private working trip is being made in his capacity as President of United for Wildlife and Patron of Tusk Trust ahead of the 2018 conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade being hosted by the UK Government on 11th and 12th October 2018.
While in the region, His Royal Highness will also undertake a small number of official engagements at the request of Her Majesty's Government.
The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, is set to visit Namibia, on Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th September, as part of his trip to Africa ahead of the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference that will be held in London on 11th and 12th of October, 2018.
The aim of the conference is to strengthen international partnerships across borders and beyond government and focus on three key themes: tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade as an organised crime; building coalitions and closing markets.
During his visit, His Royal Highness will meet with His Excellency Vice President Nangolo Mbumba.
The Duke will also attend an event to celebrate UK-Namibia relations at the Residence of The British High Commissioner, Kate Airey, where he will meet key figures working in conservation as well as young people, business leaders, and mental health activists.
The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, is set to visit Dar es Salaam on Thursday 27th of September and Moshi on Saturday 29th of September, to raise awareness of the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference that will be held in London on 11th and 12th of October, 2018.
The aim of the conference is to strengthen international partnerships across borders and beyond government and focus on three key themes: tackling the Illegal Wildlife Trade as an organised crime; building coalitions; and closing markets.
During his visit, His Royal Highness will meet with the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E President Magufuli to discuss the President’s efforts to combat illegal wildlife trade in Tanzania.
The Duke will also visit the Dar es Salaam port where he will learn more about the work Tanzania is doing to combat illegal wildlife trade with support from the UK Government.
In Moshi, His Royal Highness will visit the College of African Wildlife Management.
The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, will visit Kenya on Sunday 30th September 2018, as part of a series of public and private engagements in Africa.
During his visit, His Royal Highness will visit 1st Battalion the Irish Guards Battlegroup, who will be training in the country under the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK), in his role as Colonel of the Regiment.
The Irish Guards Battlegroup will include an Infantry Company from the Kenya Army. His Royal Highness will see how British and Kenyan troops are training together to improve performance on operations, for the benefit of both countries.
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