Last week, The Queen and Prince Harry hosted The Queen’s Young Leaders 2017 Awards at Buckingham Palace.

Prince Harry joined Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace as The Commonwealth's young leaders were presented with medals for their service to their community
Prince Harry joined Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace as The Commonwealth's young leaders were presented with medals for their service to their community
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Created in 2014, the programme rewards and supports exceptional young leaders from across the 52 countries of The Commonwealth.

BBC One’s The One Show broadcast their programme from Buckingham Palace, while the ceremony was livestreamed on Facebook.

After the medals were presented, The Queen hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace.

Afterwards, Prince Harry and Former Prime Minister Sir John Major attended a dinner hosted at Australia House in London. Prince Harry spent time speaking with the young leaders.

Video: Prince Harry's speech at the Queen's Young Leader's Awards Ceremony 2017

“It is my pleasure to congratulate the Queen’s Young Leaders for 2017. Thank you for inspiring us all,” said The Prince. “To this year’s winners: your service spans a broad spectrum of fields from tackling bullying in schools to preserving the environment, and social entrepreneurship to supporting those who are caring for a family member with dementia, to name just a few. You have already been an inspiration to so many; but I hope this award will motivate you to go out and achieve even greater things in the future, empowered by the network of leaders you now sit amongst. Each of you are proof that one person can in fact make a tremendous difference and together change the world.”

Source: Royal.uk

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