The European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation has awarded the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe - of which this network of routes is part - the XIII Carlos V Prize. It is the first time a program, as is the case, receives this award.
The jury of this prize has valued the promotion of European values that the mentioned program carries out, as well as its defense and promotion of cultural diversity, respect for the respective identities, intercultural dialogue and exchange, and knowledge of the countries and of history.
The award will be delivered on May 9th at the Royal Monastery of Yuste (Cáceres) in a ceremony to be chaired by His Majesty Felipe VI, honorary president of the European and Ibero-American Academy of Yuste Foundation.
"For us, as a network that is part of this itinerary, this award is a satisfaction because we understand that it is a recognition of the work done by the different routes and itineraries to reinforce the European identity and the" Exchange of values between the territories that compose it ", explains the general director of the network of cooperation routes of the Emperor Carlos V, Quintín Correas.