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IE University support for the Association of Foreign Press Correspondents
14/03/2011 - General
IE University co-sponsored the 2008 ACPE (Association of Foreign Press Correspondents in Spain) Awards, presented yesterday in Madrid. The recipients of the awards this year were: Alberto Ruiz Gallardón, Mayor of Madrid and President of Madrid 2016, in the politics category; The Bank of Spain, for its regulatory rigor, in the economy category; Expo Zaragoza 2008, for its international and ecological approach, in the culture category; and the Spanish football selection, for its team spirit, in the Sports category. The awards recognise the excellence of persons, institutions or sporting events in their respective fields, and their relevance from a press perspective. Founded in 1923, ACPE members currently comprise 110 foreign correspondents accredited in Spain, from all five continents.
The ceremony was attended by key players in Spanish politics, including Spanish Vice President, María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, Mayor of Madrid, Alberto Ruiz Gallardón, and Spanish Secretary of State for Communication, Nieves Goicoechea. It was co-sponsored by IE University and Repsol YPF, represented by Diego del Alcázar, president of IE, and Jaume Giró, general director of communication at Repsol YPF.