Today Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the III Conference on Informative Treatment of Disability in the Media, organized by the “A la Par” Foundation together with the Federation of Journalist Associations of Spain (FAPE) and the Royal Disability Board of the Ministry of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare in Madrid.
The conference discussed the major role media can play to create an “a responsible image of disability, respectful of diversity, that promotes awareness and social inclusion of these people” and, in addition, guarantees their dignity through language. “
A round table discussion was held in which journalists linked to the field of disability participated. The “A La Par” Foundation works for the participation of people with intellectual disabilities in Spanish society. With a mission to promote diversity, the Foundation that was established in 1948 has grown both in a number of services and people served.
Letizia with foundation members during the conference.
The Federation of Associations of Journalists of Spain (FAPE) is the first professional organization of journalists in the country and encompasses 49 federated and 17 related associations, representing around 19,000 members. Its scope extends to the entire national territory and belongs to the International Federation of Journalists (FIP). Its main task is to defend the freedom of information and the rights of professionals in the free exercise of Journalism, protecting them from any attempt to limit their constitutional right.
The Royal Board of Disability is an autonomous body of the General State Administration, which is entrusted, among other functions included in article 3 of its Statute, to promote the implementation of human rights, humanistic ideals, scientific knowledge and developments Disability actions, facilitate collaboration between different institutions, provide support to organizations in studies, research and development, information, documentation and training, issue technical opinions and recommendations and develop activities as a technical meeting, reflection, debate and proposal, as well as disseminate and promote the broadest knowledge of disability.
Coming to what Letizia wore – Queen brought back a familiar look from 2017 UK State visit. She was wearing blue Felipe Varela Blouse and Carolina Herrera Flower Fil Coupe Party Skirt and skinny navy belt.
She wore the same outfit on the day 2 of a State visit to the UK when she and King Felipe visited Westminster Abbey with Prince Harry.
She paired the outfit with navy suede Carolina Herrera slingback pumps.
Her TOUS blue hydrothermal quartz and amber earrings finished the look.
Queen was carrying her Loewe Large Double Pouch navy blue bag.