Queen speaks at opening of Rio de Janeiro congress

President Lula da Silva, Queen Silvia. Photo: Stella Pictures

President Lula da Silva, Queen Silvia. Photo: Stella Pictures

Queen Silvia and Princess Madeleine attended the “World Congress III Against the Sexual Exploitation of Children", which opened in Rio de Janeiro on 25-28 November. Brazil's President Lula da Silva made the opening speech.

The congress attracted over 3,000 delegates from five continents. Some 300 of the participants were teenagers.