The Earl of Wessex has travelled to Malaysia and Australia where, as Chairman of Trustees of the DofE International Award, he will see first-hand the positive impact of the Award in both countries.
Other engagements on the tour will focus on business, sporting partnerships, young people and the environment.
In Malaysia, The Earl - who is Vice Patron of the Commonwealth Games, met Malaysian athletes including those taking part in Birmingham 2022.
His Royal Highness watched demonstrations of sepak takraw, or kick volleyball, and wushu, a form of martial art, at Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur.
The Queen, Patron of the Commonwealth Games Federation, and The Duke of Edinburgh attended the Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur during a 1998 State Visit to Malaysia.
On The Earl's final day in Malaysia, he attended the #DofE International Award Asia Pacific Regional Conference.
The Earl of Wessex then handed out over 150 DofE Gold Awards to recipients from across Malaysia.
The DofE was set up in 1956 by The Duke of Edinburgh and offers young people a challenging and rewarding programme of personal development.
Below, The Duke presents his youngest son, The Earl, with his Gold Award in 1986.
The Earl is UK Trustee of the DofE and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Award.
From Malaysia, The Earl of Wessex, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, travelled to Australia with the #DofE International Award.
The International Award is celebrating its 60th anniversary in Australia this year. Since its inception in 1959, over 775,000 young Australians have completed the Award!
The Earl met young Australians working to achieve their DofE International Award, through the Duke 4Sport initiative.
Duke 4Sport encourages different sports clubs and associations to take part in the DofE Award programme. Watch highlights from the reception below:
The 60th Anniversary celebrations continued on Saturday, with The Earl travelling to North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club.