On Monday, September 19, 2016, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain gave a speech at the United Nations in New York City, New York.

 According to the Spanish news agency, EFE, in his speech His Majesty “…called for a generous response to the great displacements of refugees and migrants, to whom he said support should be offered ‘so that they may live a dignified life’ and who, in turn, should respect ‘the values that must be observed in the welcoming countries.’ ”