Queen Letizia’s Vibrant day in Rome


Queen Letizia of Spain attended World Food Day
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On Tuesday, Queen Letizia of Spain travelled to Rome to attend the events commemorating World Food Day and to visit the Royal Academy of Spain in Italian city.

Queen Letizia of Spain attended World Food Day
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Food and Agricultural Organization of United Nations along with World Health organization celebrates “World Food Day” on October 16 of each year to commemorate the founding of the Organization in 1945. Events are organized in more than 130 countries around the world, making it one of the most important days celebrated of the calendar of the United Nations. Together with the global ceremony at FAO Headquarters in Rome, these events promote awareness and global action in favor of those who suffer from hunger and about the need to guarantee food security and nutritious diets for all.

Queen Letizia of Spain attended World Food Day
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The event was held at the Plenary Hall of the organization building where Letizia, the FAO Goodwill Ambassadors for Nutrition, took her seat and the Director of FAO inaugurated the event.

Queen Letizia of Spain attended World Food Day
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Speaking at the event Queen said, “utrition has never been so important before, let’s take advantage of the momentum of FAO, also of WHO, with the United Nations Decade on Nutrition, so that the private sector becomes more committed. Comprehensive education for health is part of the curricula in schools, so that the consumer reinforces his role and knows what he buys and what he ingests. we have the opportunity to improve the lives of millions of people.”

Queen Letizia of Spain attended World Food Day
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In the afternoon, Ms. Letizia attended the inauguration of the “World Food Day” exhibition at FAO headquarters. Next, together with the Heads of State, ministers and high-level representatives of the private sector and civil society participated in the panel “Involving people in solutions for the planet”, about the challenges and solutions of Zero Hunger. The speakers discussed climate change, conflicts, migration, poverty and the double burden of hunger and obesity, as well as ways to adapt or overcome these challenges through nutrition education, improved food systems, social protection, agro-ecology, preservation of biodiversity, empowerment of family farmers and others.

Queen Letizia of Spain attended World Food Day
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Before leaving, Letizia held a meeting with Spanish officials working in FAO.

Queen Letizia of Spain visited Royal Academy of Spain in Rome
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Later in the day, Queen visited Royal Academy of Spain in Rome that promotes the artistic and humanistic formation of creators, restorers and researchers, with the aim of achieving a greater Spanish cultural presence in Italy and a better understanding of the cultures of both countries.

Queen Letizia of Spain visited Royal Academy of Spain in Rome
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Upon arrival, the Queen was received by the Ambassador of Spain in the Italian Republic, Alfonso Dastis.

Queen Letizia of Spain visited Royal Academy of Spain in Rome
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Letizia met with the 2018-2018 Spanish scholars at the Academy. The director of the Academy briefed Queen about the activities and facilities of the Academy during a visit to Bramante Temple at Academy.

Queen Letizia of Spain visited Royal Academy of Spain in Rome
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Letizia toured the Academy to firsthand experience the lives of Scholars in Rome. Since its establishment in 1873 the Academy of Spain in Rome has played a fundamental role in the formation of various generations of Spanish artists and intellectuals. The Academy of Spain in Rome plays an essential role in the Spanish foreign cultural policy.

Queen Letizia of Spain visited Royal Academy of Spain in Rome
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For the Italian visit, Queen Letizia chose one of the most stunning looks from her wardrobe.

Queen Letizia wore Red Carolina Herrera dress to Rome
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She was wearing red Carolina Herrera sheath dress that she debuted last month during a visit to Asturias to mark the XVIII Centenary of Kingdom of Asturias.

Queen Letizia wore Red Carolina Herrera dress to Rome
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The full-sleeved bespoke dress features round neckline with a keyhole opening at front, slightly puffed shoulders, a structured pencil silhouette with pleated bodice with hidden zip closure at back and fitted waistline.

Queen Letizia wore Red Carolina Herrera dress to Rome
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Closer look at the dress.

Steve Madden Pointy-toe pumps
Steve Madden Pointy-toe pumps

Letizia paired the dress with nude Steve Madden pumps that she debuted during US visit in June this year.

Felipe Varela suede clutch bag with falp closure
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She was carrying matching red suede Felipe Varela clutch with flap closure.

Gold & Roses Crawler Skyline Earrings
Gold & Roses Crawler Skyline Earrings

Crawler Skyline Earrings from Gold & Roses that she debuted in September when she opened the School Academic year. Inspired by the New York skyline – a cosmopolitan collection full of luxury and elegance, the €2107 earrings are set in 18kt white gold and diamonds.

Queen Letizia of Spain visited Royal Academy of Spain in Rome
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This week will end with prestigious Princess of Asturias Awards in Oviedo on Thursday and Friday.

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