Queen Letizia of Spain attends the UNICEF Spanish Committee Awards

High street hero! Queen Letizia of Spain is effortlessly fabulous in a floral dress by Massimo Dutti as she attends the UNICEF Spanish Committee Awards in Madrid

  • Queen Letizia attended the UNICEF Spanish Committee Awards in Madrid
  • Event honours the work of people committed to helping vulnerable children 
  • The mother-of-two, 46, paired a floral shirt dress with matching court heels

Queen Letizia of Spain appeared effortlessly chic today as she stepped out in a floral shirt dress for an engagement in Madrid.

The mother-of-two, 46, teamed the ensemble with matching court heels as she met with award winners at this year’s UNICEF Spanish Committee Awards.

Letizia perfectly clashed varying shades of navy, with a strategically placed belt to define her figure and an envelope clutch bag. 

Queen Letizia of Spain (pictured) wore a floral shirt dress by Massimo Dutti as she attended this year’s UNICEF Spanish Committee Awards in Madrid 

The 46-year-old was accompanied by the president of UNICEF Gustavo Suarez Pertierra, the minister of health María Luisa Carcedo and the president of the Higher Council for Scientific Research, Rosa Menendez (pictured left to right)

Letizia (pictured centre) accessorized her summery look with matching navy court heels, a thin belt and an envelope clutch bag 

The former journalist wore her glossy brunette hair in a relaxed style and completed the look with soft pink eye shadow.

Authorities including President of the Spanish National Research Council, Rosa Menendez and the President of Spain UNICEF Gustavo Suarez Pertierra, posed for photographs alongside the Royal.

Spanish Infanta Margarita who is the sister of her father-in-law, Emeritus King Juan Carlos, joined the mother-of-two in presiding over the event. 

The bi-annual ceremony shows recognition to individuals and institutions who have committed their lives to helping the most vulnerable children, in addition to working towards the defence of children’s rights.

UNICEF operates in around 190 countries and territories, taking practical actions to reach excluded children.  

The mother-of-two was joined by Spanish Infanta Margarita, sister of Emeritus King Juan Carlos (pictured greeting) as she presided over the bi-annual event

Infanta Margarita (pictured left) who celebrated her milestone birthday earlier this year embraced Letizia with affection

Letizia (pictured second from left) achieved seamless sophistication by styling her hair into a relax side-part, paired with subtle pink makeup 

The former journalist (pictured) was seated on the front row of the event which shows recognition to people who have dedicated their lives to helping vulnerable children

Letizia (pictured centre alongside authorities and award winners) appeared delighted as she presented awards across three international categories 

Among the winners across the three international categories was pedagogue and thinker Francesco Tonucci, the Pablo Horstmann Foundation and the National Radio program of Spain Radio Five. 

Queen Letizia was greeted on arrival by the Minister of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare, María Luisa Carcedo, the president of Unicef ​​Spanish Committee Gustavo Suárez Pertierra and the president of the Superior Council of Scientific Investigations Rosa María Menéndez.

Seated on the front row, the Royal watched the master of ceremonies give a presentation about each winner before being asked to present the awards.  

She appeared delighted to meet each honorary and stood for photos.

Letizia who joined the Spanish Royal family more than ten years ago after marrying King Felipe, 51, is the mother to Princesses Leonor, 13, and Sofia, 11

The former journalist has a busy week ahead with engagements including a seminar focused on using the media to encourage repopulating rural Spain. 

Letizia (pictured left) gave the Unicef Transform Award to the President of Pablo Horstmann Foundation, Ana Sendagorta (pictured centre)

The mother-of-two (pictured) who joined the Spanish Royal family more than ten years ago, was a news anchor for Spain’s national news channel TVE before marrying King Felipe VI

The former journalist (pictured left) presented the Unicef Joaquin Ruiz-Gimenez Award to Italian pedagogue Francesco Tonucci (pictured right)

Letizia who is an Honorary President of UNICEF Spain, beamed as she stood for a photo with attendees of the UNICEF Spanish Committee Awards

Letizia (pictured centre) is set to have a bust week of engagements including a seminar focused on the media and communications

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