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Queen™s Certificate and Badge of Honour

Her Majesty The Queen has been pleased to agree that the Queen™s Certificate and accompanying Badge of Honour may be awarded in the Falkland Islands.  The purpose of such awards is to allow the Falkland Islands Government to recognise people who have, by their loyalty and meritorious conduct, provided services of exceptional benefit to the people of the Falkland Islands.  The Queen™s Certificate and its accompanying Badge of Honour will be awarded by HE the Governor acting on the advice of Executive Council.  It will usually be awarded annually on Falkland Day (14 August) which commemorates the first recorded sighting of the Falkland Islands in 1592.