The Duchess of Cornwall will deliver a keynote speech at an event of Violence Against Women and Girls in Rwanda ahead of the Commonwealth leaders’ summit.
Organized by the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Scotland, the event will showcase the work of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s partnership with the No More Foundation.
It has led to the launch of the Commonwealth Says No More initiative to prevent domestic violence and sexual abuse, in particular to tackle violence against women and girls.
Later with Rwanda’s First Lady, Jeanette Kagame, Camilla will visit a public library supported by Book Aid International, a charity that now represents the Duchess as a patroness after she succeeded the Duke of Edinburgh in the role.
By day, the Prince of Wales will highlight the critical importance of rejuvenating land with a visit to a local nature reserve that has reclaimed the surrounding wetlands and protected endangered cranes.
Charles will also attend a series of events focused on climate, health and the private sector, meet entrepreneurs from across the Commonwealth, host a roundtable with his Sustainable Markets Initiative, Commonwealth leaders and global CEOs, and attend the Kigali Summit on Malaria and neglected tropical diseases.
The couple will end their day attending a fashion event as part of Kigali Fashion Week.