We are here today to recognise our Queen's Young Leaders for 2017.
The Queen's Young Leaders Programme was launched in 2014 in honour of Her Majesty The Queen's 60 years of service to the Commonwealth. I'm excited to stand here three years later to say that the nominations for this programme has grown year after year – and we now have Queen's Young Leaders represented from every country in the Commonwealth.
We often hear and read so much about the challenges people are facing in every corner of the world – all of which is brought vividly to life through digital and social media. We are better connected than ever before – this can make the world seem a faster, more complex, and challenging place. And too often it can make us all feel pessimistic about the future. Full Story