On the Tuesday, The Queen began her visit by attending Mentor Germany’s Youth Summit. The event was held at Geschwister-Scholl School in Konstanz, and was attended by young people, teachers, parents, social workers and voluntary organisations.
The Queen also took part in a number of workshops during the visit. To celebrate Mentor’s 25th anniversary, the Bernadotte af Wisborg family hosted a dinner at Mainau in the evening.
On the Wednesday, celebrations for Mentor’s 25th anniversary continued when The Queen and Mentor’s partners attended a talk on board the MS Hohentwil. Dr Marc Calmbach from the SINUS Institute presented a new youth study titled The World of 13-17-Year-Olds.
About Mentor International
The mission is to empower young people to lead healthy lives free from drug abuse. Mentor International was founded in 1994 by Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden and the WHO (World Health Organization). It operates as a Federation with national branches in the United States, United Kingdom, Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Denmark and a regional operation in Lebanon, which includes 22 Arab League countries. Mentor has reached more than 6 million young people internationally in different programs. The headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden.