On Thursday, January 16, 2014, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias arrived at the Monasterio de Yuste in Cuacos de Yuste to preside over the Premio Europeo Carlos V.

The winner of the award went to the President of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Durão Barroso, for his:

“…career, his commitment to the European unification policy, his work in the interest of citizen participation in the process of European integration, and his commitment to bringing Europe closer to its citizens, seeking always the common good above individual interests.”