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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

19, December 2016

The Trust extends its support for the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium

The Trust is delighted to announce that it is extending its support for the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium, to help enable it to expand its pioneering work to find new solutions for eye health care across the Commonwealth.  Included within this new £4 million grant is further support for the award-winning Portable Eye Examination Kit (PEEK), which is using smartphone technology to revolutionise the way eye care is delivered in remote and rural communities.

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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