In Pictures: Meghan and Harry join Queen for Young Leaders Awards
The Young Leaders Programme celebrates the achievements of young people from across the Commonwealth.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex joined the Queen at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards.
The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme, which is now in its fourth and final year, celebrates the achievements of young people from across the Commonwealth.
The programme hails those who have worked to improve the lives of people across a diverse range of issues, including supporting people with mental health problems, access to education, promoting gender equality, food scarcity and climate change.
The duke gave a speech to those attending the ceremony before the Queen handed out the honours.
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“In this rapidly changing world, it is heartening to meet so many inspiring young people gathered here today, who have already stepped up as leaders and improved the lives of so many people across the Commonwealth.“ pic.twitter.com/oCgzEd1kJS
Some 61 young people received awards. Among them were…