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

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Latest News

01, December 2016

The Queen’s Young Leaders Award winners of 2017 announced

The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is delighted to reveal that 60 young people from across the Commonwealth have been selected to receive a prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award in 2017. 

The Queen's Young Leaders at One Young World

One Young World, a Summit convening young people from 196 countries to debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the pressing issues the world faces, invited The Queen’s Young Leaders to address delegates in Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Astrid Bonfield, Chief Executive of the Trust, was joined on stage by Queen’s Young Leaders Safaath Ahmed of the Maldives, PJ Cole of Sierra Leone and Gunjan Mhapankar to discuss the power of collaboration.

Time To See Exhibition

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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