This year marks the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons and highlights the contribution of healthcare workforce to the health of older persons, higher risks confronted by older persons during outbreak of pandemics such as COVID-19 and promote a global strategy for a decade of healthy ageing.
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall have today published their Annual Review covering the period from April 2019 to March 2020. The report highlights a busy year of 580 engagements across 14 countries covering a huge array of activity including the D-Day 75th anniversary commemorations, His Royal Highness’s first trip to the Solomon Islands and the launch of The Prince’s Sustainable Markets Initiative.
During this uncertain period of the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety and security of our employees remain a priority. In accordance with recent government guidance, most of our employees are working remotely.
Our Founder, The Prince of Wales has delivered a virtual keynote speech to launch the start of Climate Week NYC. Run in coordination with the United Nations, Climate Week brings together international figures from the private, public and philanthropic sectors to discuss climate action.
With nearly 50 million people living with dementia worldwide and around 850,000 in the UK, it is critical to break the silence and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia.
International Literacy Day 2020 focused on "Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond". The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund is delighted to shine a light on a number of organisations and literacy-related projects supported over the years.