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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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Support Group
19, June 2017

Making the most of the Queen's Young Leaders Residential programme: expert advice from some previous winners

It is part of the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust’s mission to discover, support and celebrate young people from across the Commonwealth who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives. Each year for four years, the Trust honours exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth with a Queen’s Young Leader Award. A highlight of the Award is a ten day residential programme in the U.K that includes workshops with prominent businesses and social enterprises, and meetings with high profile leaders

Our Vice Patron visits Malawi

In March 2017, our Vice Patron, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex GCVO, went to Malawi to see how our programmes to end avoidable blindness and champion young leaders are making a difference to people's lives.

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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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