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The Founder of the Mérite Jeunesse Luxembourg

The Duke of Edinbourgh's International Award started in Luxembourg in May 1993, under the patronage of H.R.H. Grand-Duc Jean. The official name of the Foundation in Luxembourg is Mérite Jeunesse Luxembourg.

H.R.H. Prince Guillaume is the chairman of the Administrative Council. From 1993-2020 Luxembourg had the opportunity to honor over 3000 Award holders. 1039 participants were doing their program in Luxembourg in 2019.