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The city of Gdansk

Princess of Asturias Award for Concord 2019

At its meeting in Oviedo, the Jury for the 2019 Princess of Asturias Award for Concord, composed of Íñigo Abarca Junco, Fernando de Almansa Moreno-Barreda, Viscount of Castillo de Almansa, Antonio Basagoiti García-Tuñón, Antonio Brufau Niubó, José Antonio Caicoya Cores, Sol Daurella Comadrán, Isidro Fainé Casas, Ana Isabel Fernández Álvarez, Vicente Fernández Guerrero, José Antonio Fernández Rivero, Luis Fernández-Vega Sanz, Ignacio Garralda Ruiz de Velasco, Jaime Gorbeña Yllera, Alicia Koplowitz Romero de Juséu, Marchioness of Bellavista, Wenceslao López Martínez, Laureano Lourido Artime, César José Menéndez Claverol, Adolfo Menéndez Menéndez, José Oliu i Creus, María del Pino Calvo-Sotelo, Mariano Puig Planas, Gregorio Rabanal Martínez, Helena Revoredo de Gut, Gonzalo Sánchez Martínez, Pedro Sanjurjo González, Antonio Suárez Gutiérrez, Gonzalo Urquijo Fernández de Araoz, Darío Vicario Ramírez, Manuel Villa-Cellino Torre, Juan-Miguel Villar Mir, Marquis of Villar Mir, Ignacio Ybarra Aznar, chaired by Javier Fernández Fernández and with Pedro de Silva Cienfuegos-Jovellanos acting as secretary, has decided to bestow the 2019 Princess of Asturias Award for Concord on the Polish city of Gdańsk, both a historic and present-day symbol of the daring fight for civil liberties at a crucial spot where the spirit of Europe manages to be reborn time and again against intolerance and oppression.

The past and the present of the city of Gdańsk are an example of sensitivity towards suffering, solidarity, the defence of freedom and human rights and extraordinary generosity.

Oviedo, 13th June 2019

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