Awards Ceremony at Buckingham Palace
The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition Awards Ceremony 2017 took place on 21.11.2017 at Buckingham Palace, where the RCS NB Hub team was invited along with new sponsor of the Competition, CLANED. The awards were presented by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to the four lucky winners from across the Commonwealth. Amidst an audience of winners, parents, judges and celebrities we were delighted to see the positive impact of the Competition in promoting this year's Commonwealth theme of Peace-Building through the written words of talented young people.
Ambassadors' Dinner in Helsinki
On 16th November 2017, the RCS Nordic-Baltic Hub organised its second high-profile Ambassadors' Dinner in Helsinki. The Dinner was hosted by Eversheds Sutherland Finland. Our Guest of Honour was Achaleke Christian Leke, the Commonwealth Young Person of the Year from Cameroon - one of four outstanding young people aged under 30 recognised in the 2016 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work.