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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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19, October 2017

Botswana set to become first country in the world to provide eye health screening to an entire generation of school children

Today, the Government of Botswana celebrated its commitment to provide eye health screening to every school child in the country by 2020 – the first country in the world to do so - at an event hosted by the British High Commission in Gaborone.

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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