There are just eleven days left until the end of October and, with it, for the Princess of Asturias to reach the age of majority and swear in the Constitution. This month will end with that important institutional step, which is celebrated after her flag oath at the General Military Academy. Leonor gets older and with it increases its institutional roleand she wanted to highlight this idea in the words spoken on the occasion of the celebration of the Princess of Asturias Awards 2024.
“I understand very well and I am aware of what my duty is and what it entails my responsibilities“, she said in the first sentences of her speech. And she did so with a firm, serene tone and looking at the camera. The Princess recalled that she will turn 18 on the 31st: “And I will have the honor of swearing in the Constitution, with which what that means to me personally and institutionally,” he insisted.
For five minutes, the heiress assured that she was speaking in front of people with whom she aspires to feel identified: “I feel that they transmit that hope that guides us and inspires usto young people,” he assured.
Among the new responsibilities he faces, he has highlighted the need to “understand and value“what those awarded by the Princess of Asturias Foundation, of which Leonor is honorary president, “contribute to a society where many generations live together with the idea of ensuring that those who need it most have the opportunity to improve their lives”, For the Heiress this goal can only be achieved “with common objectives of individual and collective effort”.
The eldest daughter of Felipe VI has followed the tradition of praising each of the winners in their categories. The heiress works and strives throughout the year to know the highlights of each of them. For this reason, about Nuccio she Ordine she has praised “how she managed to humanize humanity”, and has helped him understand “why education is the foundation of every society that aims to be better”.