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Enriching the Lives of Citizens Across the Commonwealth

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is a charitable foundation with a mission to leave a lasting legacy, owned by the whole Commonwealth, in honour of Her Majesty The Queen. arrow down

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We are working with partners throughout the Commonwealth to eliminate avoidable blindness and empower a new generation of young leaders.

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12, October 2017

Vision for the Commonwealth: New campaign launched to bring vision to everyone, everywhere

Today three out of four people who are blind do not need to be; while 90 per cent of people with poor vision could be helped with a pair of glasses. Estimates suggest that if we do not act now, the number of people blind and with poor vision could treble by 2050. Simple and inexpensive, tried and tested solutions exist to prevent or treat many types of blindness or poor vision. 

The Queen's Young Leaders Residential Programme 2017

In June, the Queen’s Young Leaders of 2017 convened in the UK for their Residential programme. Over 10 days, they took part in high-level meetings and engagements designed to help them further their life-changing work and received their Award from Her Majesty The Queen at a very special ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

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Five multi-award winning photojournalists visited seven countries across the Commonwealth to document the impact completely avoidable forms of blindness are having on people and communities.

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