Behind the Constitution Bridge, Mrs. Letizia has resumed its institutional agenda with an act in which it presided over the 75th anniversary of Unicef, the United Nations Children’s Fund. The Queen is honorary president of the Spanish committee of this body, which has wanted to deepen the challenge that the post-Covid-19 era poses for children. For this reason, he presided over the commemorative act at the CaixaForum in Madrid in which he reflected on the achievements and the challenges that exist. On the spot, hea Reina has coincided, among others, with the singer David Bisbal, who is an ambassador for Unicef. This apparition occurs on the eve of Princess Eleanor’s return home for the Christmas holidays. The heir to the throne is studying on a boarding school at the UWC Atlantic College in Wales and according to the school calendar of the center, this Friday she will finish her classes and will be able to return to Spain where she will have the opportunity to celebrate the Holidays with her parents. the Kings, and their sister, the Infanta Sofía. The last time he traveled from the UK to our country was last October. Coinciding with that school break, she attended the Princess of Asturias Awards and celebrated her 16th birthday on October 31st.
For this quote, The Queen has chosen a patterned skirt in red and white tones and high red boots. After a long season collaborating with Unicef, David Bisbal was appointed ambassador of Unicef Spain in 2017 for having shown “a great commitment to the rights of children. Since 2004 he has actively participated in different campaigns and initiatives, and has had the opportunity to see first-hand our work in countries such as Nepal, where he visited a temporary school installed so that children affected by the earthquakes would not have to stop studying, “says the agency. The singer from Almería coincided, in addition to Mrs. Letizia, with the former basketball player Juanma López Iturriaga, friend of Unicef and with the journalist Teresa Viejo, ambassador of the entity since 2001.
Doña Letizia has delivered a speech in which she has made reference to the pandemic. “It is convenient, as I say, to look back but also to look ahead and think, of course, about the consequences of the pandemic. Because Unicef has always known how to identify problems and on this it is very clear. All the progress achieved has receded, due to the pandemic, in all the important indicators of childhood. “” Inequality is not only related to an economic issue, it also has to do with the will of all. The will of societies like ours that have the resources to be able to change this reality. And it has to do with a very simple question: In what type of society do we want to live? This is the question that Unicef has been asking itself for 75 years. Thank you for contributing to that virtuous “chain of events” that Audrey Hepburn talked about. Thank you therefore, also for being part of the solution. Thanks”.
Unicef works so that all the children of the world can enjoy being children without worrying about anything else. In more than 190 countries they defend children’s rights above all else, with passion, dedication and rigor. The action of this body in our country aims to promote and defend the rights of children living in Spain. To do this, they carry out two types of actions: Those that have to do with political advocacy based on analysis and research work on public policies and the situation of children and those focused on education on the rights of minors.
After this act Letizia was scheduled to accompany King Felipe to a lunch with the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Anastasiades, and the first lady, in the Palacio de la Zarzuela. But at the last minute, the Royal House has reported that for personal reasons the first lady, Andri Anastasiades, could not attend the appointment, which has finally made only the monarch attend. This Friday Mr. Felipe and Mrs. Letizia will participate in the morning to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Association of Academies of the Spanish Language, where the King will address a few words to those present.
On Monday, September 13, Mrs. Letizia will travel to Senegal, thus maintaining its international agenda, where it will inaugurate the headquarters of the Instituto Cervantes in Dakar. There he will coincide with the director of the entity, Luis García Montero, in which it will be one of the poet’s first public appearances after the death of his wife, the writer Almudena Grandes, who died on November 27 at the age of 61 of cancer. Before, At the end of November the Kings traveled to Sweden on a state trip.
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Doña Letizia joins forces with David Bisbal for the welfare of children