No means no: La Mercè is anti-sexist

Anti-sexist Barcelona. Three stands will be open at night during La Mercè to provide information, advice and support to combat sexist violence.

Tribute to medical personnel for 17-A

No tinc por. Personnel from 24 medical facilities in Catalonia, including 7 hospitals and 5 emergency medical centres in Barcelona, have received recognition for the attention they provided for victims of the attacks on 17 August.

The streets fill with life for Car Free Day

Mobility. On Friday, 22 September, a hundred activities are being organised in 76 city streets. Citizens are recommended to get around on foot, by bike and public transport.

Countering stigmas and discrimination with the new plan to combat drug dependency

Health. For the first time ever, a municipal action plan on drug-dependency includes screen dependency and pathological gaming, at the same time focusing on the rights of drug users.

Forty years since the attack on ‘El Papus’

Memory. A plaque in C/ Tallers commemorates the attack against freedom of expression which killed one and injured seventeen.

Neighbourhood residency to avoid the internment and expulsion of refugees

Refuge City. The residency document should help prevent migrants and refugees in irregular situations living in Barcelona from being interned in CIEs.

An unforeseeable collapse

Cemeteries. Two reports conclude that the collapse of a block of tombs at Montjuïc Cemetery could not have been foreseen. Work to identify and re-bury the dead continues.

Input from local residents for the air quality junction

Participation. Various activities being organised at the junction between C/ Tamarit and C/ Comte Borrell for Car Free Day are the result of the participatory budget in the city.

One out of five passenger cars and one out of four vans will not be able to circulate in the event of an environmental episode

According to the study, between 20 and 25% of vehicles circulating in the metropolitan area do not qualify for a DGT label and, therefore, will be subject to restrictions in the low-emission area.

An antidote for long-term unemployment

Employment. The shock plan against long-term unemployment has helped 400 people to find work.

Sharing efforts to wipe out rumours and hate speech on social media

Coexistence. The Barcelona Anti-Rumours Network is running a campaign to help users detect and put a stop to hate speech on social media.

Agreement with the Anti-Fraud Office to combat corruption

Transparency. The agreement includes the transfer of information and anticipates the creation of a training plan for City Council workers on public ethics and integrity.