Coòpolis starts operating at Can Batlló with the challenge of driving the social economy

Cooperativism. The Barcelona Cooperative Athenaeum opens a new office and gets a project under way which is intended to establish a solidarity and sustainable model for society.
Audiència Pública Gràcia

The public audience with the city’s youth reaches its final stage

Participation. Before the collective act on 23 May, students from the participating districts will read out their proposals to councillors on the reception of refugees at a neighbourhood level.

Family reunification strengthens neighbourhood roots

Diversity. Over the last year the New Families service has attended to 2,266 families, mainly from people from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines and China.
Mobile Week

Debates and artistic creations to reflect on the impact of the digital world

Technology.Ten young artists have produced artistic creations around Barcelona’s ten city districts to show their vision of digitalisation and the transformational power of new technologies.

Disruptions to traffic for the Three Kings Parade 2017

Mobility. Private traffic and surface transport will be restricted along the route of the parade from 5 pm to 9.30 pm.
XXII Audiència Pública al Nois i Noies de Barcelona

Barcelona’s youth call for greater political commitment to take in refugees

Participation. The 22nd edition of the audience with the city’s youth saw youngsters from primary schools, secondary schools, baccalaureate courses and special education tell municipal groups about their ideas on building ‘Barcelona, Refuge City’.
Jaume Collboni BCN Districte Cultural

Barcelona Districte Cultural takes arts and culture to the neighbourhoods

Culture. The Barcelona Districte Cultural project offers two editions this year (in May and June and again in the autumn) and includes 20 arts proposals and 88 performances at 13 local cultural centres.
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Order issued for the Zona Franca internment centre for foreigners to be sealed off

Rights. In the case of non-compliance, the case will be taken to the Spanish High Court to make the Ministry of the Interior close down the centre.
La Borda

Collective ownership, a new housing model

Housing. The start of work on the building by the La Borda cooperative, in Can Batlló, opens up the path towards a new cohousing model.

Technology features in all ten city districts for Mobile Week BCN

MWeekBCN. The programme of parallel and prior activities for the Mobile World Congress has been boosted.

New secure parking places for bicycles.

Bicycles. This is a pilot test, with fourteen stations with a capacity for 150 bicycles. The annual subscription is 15 euros.