World Queen appoints Prince Harry as Commonwealth youth ambassador

07:40  16 april  2018
07:40  16 april  2018 Source:   Reuters

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Harry , 22 is being tipped to play a “ youth leadership” role, and is expected to speak at the Commonwealth Youth Forum in April. Prince Harry wrote to The Voice contestant inviting him to sing at Queen 's birthday party.

Markle's fiancé will be speaking at the Commonwealth Youth Forum in April. He may also take on an ambassadorial role for the Commonwealth " Prince Harry has enjoyed his work on youth -led issues throughout the Commonwealth on behalf of the Queen and the institution," Onslow continued.

a group of men standing next to a man: Britain's Prince Harry meets wounded veterans from the U.S and UK whom will walk 1,000 miles from the west to the east coast of America in 14 weeks at a launch in London © REUTERS Britain's Prince Harry meets wounded veterans from the U.S and UK whom will walk 1,000 miles from the west to the east coast of America in 14 weeks at a launch in London Queen Elizabeth has appointed Prince Harry as a youth ambassador for the Commonwealth, a role that will see him encouraging young people to use the network of mostly former British colonies to address their challenges.

The announcement of Harry's new job coincides with the start of a summit of the Commonwealth Heads of Government in London this week, which will seek to boost the network at a time when Britain is negotiating its departure from the European Union.

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Harry , who has won plaudits for his involvement in the Invictus games of which he is a patron, may also take on an ambassadorial role with the A royal source added: “ Prince Harry has enjoyed his work on youth -led issues throughout the Commonwealth on behalf of the Queen and the institution.

Ambassador Fadika also attended the Commonwealth Day Service at the Westminster Abbey on the 14th of March 2016, in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen , His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry and The

In a statement, Buckingham Palace said more than 60 percent of the Commonwealth's 2.4 billion people were under the age of 30.

"Prince Harry will work to create links between young people and youth leaders of the Commonwealth and to encourage them to use Commonwealth platforms to address the social, economic, and environmental challenges of their generation," it said.

Harry, who is 33 and fifth-in-line to the throne, has stepped up his public duties and is at the forefront of a rebranding of the monarchy as modern and relevant. He will marry American actress Meghan Markle on May 19.

The Queen is the head of the Commonwealth, but questions have been raised over whether her son, Prince Charles, should succeed her.

Prince Harry holding a wine glass: Britain's Prince Harry, Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, and Meghan Markle watch athletes at the team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the University of Bath Sports Training Village in Bath © REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Britain's Prince Harry, Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, and Meghan Markle watch athletes at the team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the University of Bath Sports Training Village in Bath

"The Queen clearly is personally very committed to the Commonwealth but after her, maybe it's a time to say 'well actually the Commonwealth should decide who its own president is on a rotational basis'," Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party, told the BBC on Sunday.

Foreign minister Boris Johnson said it was "a matter for the 53 to decide".

(Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg)

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