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The Countess of Wessex participates in virtual royal tour of Libya

The Countess of Wessex has undertaken an important royal engagement on behalf of the Foreign, Commonwealth, & Development Office. The Countess participated in engagements related to the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum, which was launched on 26 October by Stephanie Williams, the acting head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya. The goal of the Forum is to promote stability and…
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Countess of Wessex discusses accelerating Vision for Everyone at UN event

The Countess of Wessex has taken part in a discussion at a United Nations event about accelerating Vision for Everyone in honour of World Sight Day. The Countess is currently self-isolating after being exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19; however, since the event was held virtually, she was able to still participate alongside political leaders, United Nations (UN) Ambassadors…
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Sophie celebrates World Teachers Day in Surrey

The Countess of Wessex marked World Teachers Day with a visit to Stepping Stones School in Surrey on October 5th. The Royal Family social media account shared photos of Sophie visiting with students outside at their Forest School, where they showed the royal aspects of…
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The Countess of Wessex takes part in the Virtual London Marathon in support of her patronage

The Countess of Wessex took part in the Virtual London Marathon on Sunday as she joined runners in Windsor Great Park. Her Royal Highness joined Tomas Cardillo-Zallo, a runner who has a learning disability, to run part of his 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon route in support of the UK’s leading learning disability charity Mencap.   Sophie, who has been Patron of…
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The Wessex Family spend their morning picking up litter from the beach

The Earl and Countess of Wessex were joined by their two children, Lady Louise and James, to pick up litter on a Portsmouth beach on Sunday. Despite it being a difficult time for The Royal Family with a lack of engagements, Edward and Sophie were in high spirits as they helped tackle ocean pollution. Their Royal Highnesses arrived at Southside Beach to clean the shore as part of the Great…
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