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Prince William to appear on Chinese television

The Duke of Cambridge has been invited to give a speech about wildlife protection
Prince William

Prince William will be speaking about wildlife protection, a cause very close to his heart, on Chinese television in a speech to be filmed in London in mid-October.

The address will air on CCTV1, the station with the largest audience in China, as part of a programme called ‘Let’s Talk’.

“The Duke is grateful to have this opportunity to explain how people around the world must work together to save some of the planet’s most critically endangered species before they are lost forever,” the palace said in an official statement.

“He considers this issue an important test for his generation’s ability to solve the much more complex global challenges it will face in the decades to come.”

William first raised the subject with the President of China during an official visit to Beijing earlier this year, and he has been an active and vocal participant in the efforts to stop Illegal Wildlife Trade. In the past, the royal has spoken at the United for Wildlife Symposium at the Zoological Society London and has attended the London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade.

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