Published 29 June 2017

Prince Harry joined Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace as The Commonwealth's young leaders were presented with medals for their service to their community.

This evening, The Queen and Prince Harry hosted The Queen's Young Leaders 2017 Awards at Buckingham Palace. 

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. Watch it here

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. 

"It is my pleasure to congratulate the Queen's Young Leaders for 2017. Thank you for inspiring us all," said The Prince. You can read HRH's full speech here

The Search Is On for the last ever Queen's Young Leaders. If you are aged 18-29, from a Commonwealth country and changing the community you live, find out how to apply.