Prince Harry of Wales to be awarded for humanitarian work
Monday, April 23, 2012
The UK’s is to be presented with a humanitarian award for Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership by the , according to an announcement made by today.
The recognition is for serving war veterans and the armed forces. He is to receive the award in Washington, D.C. on May 7 at the Atlantic Council’s yearly awards dinner.
Prince Harry means to accept the award on behalf of his brother, the, and , an effort established in 2009 that enables the princes to advance their philanthropic aspirations.
"Prince Harry will use the award to pay tribute to British and American veterans' charities for their achievements in helping to rehabilitate wounded servicemen and women, and to reintegrate those who have served in the armed forces into civilian life,” said a St James’s Palace spokesperson.
- Bryony Jones. "Prince Harry to visit U.S. to receive humanitarian award" — , April 23, 2012
- "Prince Harry to receive humanitarian award" — , April 23, 2012