Today, Queen Letizia of Spain held a virtual conference with Foundation for Aid Against Drug Addiction (FAD) Board of Trustees. The meeting analyzed the added effects of the pandemic on adolescence and youth and fake news as a social risk.
Queen Letizia is the Honorary President of the FAD. They discussed the educational emergency actions that are being launched, among which are: the Information Service for young people, new research related to the crisis and new programs designed to mitigate its effects on the most vulnerable young population.
At the meeting, a fundamental educational topic was discussed: the consequences derived from the closure of schools in Spain and the situation of schoolchildren after confinement. The General Director of FAD, Beatriz Martín Padura said, “we are facing a moment of unprecedented crisis at all levels: health, economic and social, of course, but also facing an educational crisis. Schools have never been closed for so long and we have to be able to respond to the great needs of all kinds that schools, teachers and families pose. ”
Later on, Letizia joined King Felipe for a meeting with METRO of Madrid, the sixth world network in a number of stations and a key element in the new mobility in the face of the pandemic.
Metro of Madrid has been a key way to guarantee the transfer of thousands of toilets, police and workers from different priority sectors. Which has been a series of challenges? Combining the maintenance of the offer at levels similar to the usual ones with teleworking in some areas. Metro has just its most of employees working from home leaving less workforce at its operational hubs.
The nationwide lockdown had a huge impact on the financial situation of the Metro. In recent weeks and at the highest quarantine peaks, demand fell to almost 90%. The historical record that was planned for this year 2020 with 691 million trips is now expected not to exceed 379 million trips made at the end of the year.
Queen Letizia of Spain wore a pink boucle blazer for the day. She paired the blazer with black trouser.
Update: Queen Letizia wore a beautiful Hugo Boss multi-coloured jacquard Regular-fit tailored jacket. Thanks to Las Ardillas on Twitter for the id. The sold-out blazer was described as, “A chic collarless tailored jacket in structured jacquard by BOSS Womenswear. Detailed with an intricate pattern combining collection-inspired hues, this elegant, feminine silhouette is finished with patch pockets for a sporty effect and contrasting tape and lace at the pockets and cuffs. “
Her bezel stud earrings and Karen Hallam ring were finishing the pretty look.