The Queen awards the World's Children's Prize for the Rights of the Child

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The Queen awards the World's Children's Prize for the Rights of the Child to Graça Machel. Photo: Bertil Ericson/Scanpix

On Wednesday 1 September, The Queen awarded the World's Children's Prize for the Rights of the Child to the former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela and his wife Graça Machel. Nelson Mandela was not, however, able to attend the award ceremony in Stockholm.
The award ceremony and the subsequent banquet took place at Stockholm City Hall.

Representatives of the World's Children's Prize for the Rights of the Child from all over the world had gathered for the gala ceremony, and to celebrate the organisation's 10th anniversary.