His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is expected to deliver a personal address to around 80 guests attending a Prince’s Trust seminar on ‘Working in Partnership’ held today at Hillsborough Castle.
The Prince of Wales established The Prince’s Trust in 1976 with the goal of helping young people fulfil their potential. In Northern Ireland over the last 30 years the charity has made a tangible difference to the lives of over 20,000 young people.
The seminar today focuses the work of the Prince’s Trust with the public sector and challenges organisations to explore the potential of working together to improve delivery and reduce costs.
Working with hard to reach groups, The Prince’s Trust targets the long term unemployed, educational under achievers, those in care and leaving care and those who have been in trouble with the law.
His Royal Highness was greeted by Sir Nigel Hamilton KCB Chairman Prince’s Trust in Northern Ireland, and Mr Ian Jeffers, Northern Ireland Director.
Guest Speakers include Dr Bill Lockhart OBE Chief Executive of the Youth Justice Agency, Superintendent Andy McQuiggan PSNI Community Safety Branch, and Mr Brian Doran the Chief Executive of Southern Regional College.
This year in Northern Ireland The Prince’s Trust will support over 3000 young people in their efforts to get their lives working towards achieving their full potential.
His Royal Highness is expected to undertake a number of engagements later today.