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    The Baton in Bangladesh

    Shareka Jahan holds the Queen's Baton in Bangladesh

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    Malala Yousafzai meets Her Majesty The Queen at Commonwealth Day Observance

    Malala Yousafzai makes impassioned plea to the Commonwealth to improve education and women’s rights

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    The 33Fifty Baton Book

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    The Baton Book is currently in Africa as part of the 190,000km Queen's Baton Relay across the Commonwealth.

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    Commonwealth Essay Competition 2014

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    The Commonwealth Essay Competition 2014 is now open for entries! We are inviting young writers from across the Commonwealth to take part.

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    The Commonwealth Youth Leadership Programme
    Applications are now open for 33Fifty, a four day youth leadership programme that will see one hundred 18-25 year olds gather in Glasgow for the four days prior to the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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HM Queen Elizabeth II is the Patron of the Royal Commonwealth Society. Our staff team are headquarted in London and we have five Regional Co-ordinators across the Commonwealth.

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The RCS engages with over 12,000 Commonwealth citizens and over 70 self-governing RCS branches and Commonwealth Societies in more than 40 countries and territories.

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