Presentation of the Queen Letizia National Disability Awards

9 February, 2024


The Royal Palace of Aranjuez hosted this Monday, in an event chaired by Her Majesty Queen Letizia, the delivery of the Queen Letizia National Disability Awards 2022, the awards of the Royal Board of Trustees on Disability , autonomous body of the Ministry of Social Rights, Consumption and Agenda 2030, which in this edition have been awarded to the researcher Elena García Armada, the Zaragoza City Council, Fedace Empleo, the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, Luis Leardy Antolín, Luis Cayo Pérez Bueno , the El Sol Public School and the ONCE Foundation.

These awards, for the first time with the category of ‘National Award’ of the Government of Spain, are intended to stimulate and recognize the trajectory, dedication and contribution of people and public and private entities in matters of inclusion, full citizenship and effective enjoyment of the human rights of people with disabilities, with special attention to women and girls with disabilities, mothers and caregivers of people with disabilities, and rural areas. A task, in short, that has involved the effective application of the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities through research, social innovation, employment, culture, health, sport, leisure, education, justice, universal accessibility or independent living.

Source and more information: Royal Board on Disability