(VIDEOS) HM Queen Letizia of Spain Participates in a Symposium in Rome, Italy.

On Friday, December 2, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain arrived at the FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy, to participate in the Simposio Internacional Sistemas Alimentarios Sostenibles en favor de unas Dietas Saludables y de la Mejora de la Nutrición (International Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition).

Issues discussed during the meeting focused on:

“…policies and program options for shaping the food systems in ways that deliver foods for a healthy diet, focusing on concrete country experiences and challenges.

The target audience includes government officials with policy-making and program-design mandates from Agriculture, Nutrition, Health and other relevant sectors, as well as parliamentarians and non-state actors from civil society, private sector and research/academic institutions.

The symposium takes a systems approach and will concentrate on three main sub-themes: the supply side policies and measures for increasing access to healthy diets, demand side policies and measures for increasing access and empowering consumers to choose healthy diets and measures to strengthen accountability, resilience, and equity within the food system.”

(VIDEOS) TMs King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Visit Portugal.

On the morning of Monday, November 28, 2016, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain began their three-day state visit to Portugal.

The state visit began in the lovely city of Porto were Their Majesties were warmly welcomed by the President of Portugal, Mr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and other government officials.

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(VIDEO) TMs King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Visit the Instituto Cervantes in New York City.

On the evening of Monday, September 19, 2016, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain visited the headquarters of the Instituto Cervantes in New York City, New York.

During last evening’s reception Their Majesties met with “…Spanish professionals and students studying in New York City…” according to the news agency, EFE.

(VIDEO) His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain Gives a Speech at the United Nations in New York City.

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.’ ” 

 

(VIDEO) Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain Opens the 2016/17 School Year in Almeria.

On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain accompanied by the Minister of Education, Culture and Sports, Mr. Inigo Mendez de Vigo and the Secretary of State for Education, Culture, Training and Universities, Ms. Marcial Marin, officially opened the 2016/17 school year at the Ginés Morata Center in Almeria, Spain.

spainAccording to the Spanish royal court, during today’s opening Her Majesty unveiled a commemorative plaque and was given a tour of the center.  Her Majesty also “…visited several classrooms including Early Childhood Education (4 years), children with special needs, the library, a classroom for students enrolled in second elementary (7 years) and the gym.” 

Thereafter, Her Majesty participated in meeting with school board members, parents and teachers.

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Photo courtesy of the Spanish royal court

Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain Holds Audiences.

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On Friday, September 9, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain held audiences with representatives from the Alianza Iberoamericana de Enfermedades Raras o Poco Frecuentes (ALIBER) at Palacio de La Zarzuela in Madrid, Spain.

Thereafter, Her Majesty, as Honorary President, met with members from the Consejo Ejecutivo Nacional de la Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (AECC).

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(VIDEO) Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain Participates in a Meeting in Madrid.

On the morning of Wednesday, July 27, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain participated in a meeting with the directors of the Centros del Instituto Cervantes in Madrid, Spain.  Yesterday’s meeting was held on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Centros del Instituto Cervantes which “…promotes [the] Spanish language and culture throughout the world.”

(VIDEO) Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain Presides Over the 25the Edition of the Premios FEDEPE.

On Tuesday, July 26, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain arrived at the Parque del Retiro in Madrid to preside over the 25th Edition of the Premios FEDEPE (Spanish Federation of Female Directors, Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs).

The FEDEPE awards recognize women leaders as well as organizations for their exceptional championship of gender equality.