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Princess of Asturias Awards

05/03/2019

The jury meeting for the 2019 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation

29 nominations from 15 different nationalities are in the running for this award, the thirth of eight international awards that are bestowed each year by the Princess of Asturias Foundation, and which are now in their XXXIX edition 

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The meetings of the jury responsible for awarding the 2019 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation, the thirth of eight international awards that will be bestowed by the Princess of Asturias Foundation, will be held on May 7th and 8th. The awards will be bestowed this year for the XXXIX edition in their history. Twenty-nine candidatures, from fifteen different countries, have been nominated for this award. The meetings will be held at the Reconquista Hotel in Oviedo.

As stated in the Regulations, the Princess of Asturias Awards are aimed at rewarding “the scientific, technical, cultural, social and humanitarian work carried out at an international level by individuals, institutions or groups of individuals or institutions”. In keeping with these principles, the Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation shall be aimed at recognizing “individual or collective work, in cooperation with another or others, to develop and promote public health, universal education, the protection and defence of the environment, as well as the economic, cultural and social advancement of peoples.”

The Award comprises a Joan Miró sculpture representing and symbolising the accolade, a diploma, an insignia and a cash prize of €50,000

The members of the Jury will hold a first meeting with the media at 11:00am (GMT+2:00) on Tuesday 7th in the hotel’s “Salón de Consejos” (first floor) immediately prior to its formal constitution and the start of its deliberations, which will commence at 11:30am. The jury will then elect a president from amongst them. The jury secretary will be appointed by the Foundation.

Their decision will be made public at 12 noon (GMT+2:00) on Wednesday 8th in the “Salón Covadonga” of the hotel (on the ground floor), and jury members will then be available for interviews.

The reading of the jury’s decision will be transmitted via Hispasat satellite (America and Europe). In addition, there will be a live Internet broadcast at the Foundation's website: www.fpa.es

Jury composition

The jury will be made up of the following members:

  • Maite Arango García-Urtiaga
  • Mitchell Codding
  • Beatriz Domínguez-Gil González
  • Paula Farias Huanqui
  • Gloria Fernández-Lomana García
  • Enrique Fernández-Miranda y Lozana, Duke of Fernández-Miranda
  • Benita Ferrero-Waldner
  • Luis García Montero
  • Emilio Lamo de Espinosa Michels de Champourcin
  • Daniel López Acuña
  • Jerónimo López Martínez
  • Juan Carlos del Olmo Castillejos
  • Rafael Sánchez Ortega
  • Luis Sánchez-Merlo Ruiz
  • Gustavo Suárez Pertierra
  • Rosa María Calaf Solé (acting secretary)

technical data

Europa
  • Satellite: Hispasat 1D
  • Orbital position: 30º West
  • Transponder: 143
  • Channel: Feed 4 TSA
  • RX Frequency: 10890 MHz
  • Band: Ku
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Symbol Rate: 27.500 MSymbols/second
  • F.E.C.: 3/4
  • Coding: QPSK MPEG 2 DVBS
  • Norma: PAL
  • Format: 16:9

America
  • Satellite: Hispasat 1E
  • Orbital position: 30º West
  • Transponder: 133
  • Channerl: Feed TSA
  • RX Frequency: 12052 MHz
  • Band: Ku
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Symbol Rate: 27.500 MSymbosl/second
  • F.E.C.: 3/4
  • Codec: QPSK MPEG 2 DVBS
  • Norma: PAL
  • Format: 16:9

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