Democratic City

16/10/2017 - 14:21

Less bureaucracy in social services

Social services. The new Social and Economic Benefit Office will act as a one-stop shop for simplifying social services management, procedures and support.

Façana Ajuntament
14/10/2017 - 10:34

More diversity in public procurement

Public procurement. In one year, the number of providers has risen by 5.3% thanks to the fact that the number of minor contracts which can be awarded to the same provider has been...

10/10/2017 - 17:43

Budget proposal for economic stability and social priorities

Budget. The project demonstrates there is no let-up in the city’s economy and reaffirms its commitment to people, sustainable mobility and citizen welfare.

06/10/2017 - 16:07

More public participation for a stronger democracy

Participation. The full council session approves new regulations on citizen participation, putting people at the heart of the City Council’s decision-making processes.

06/10/2017 - 12:28

Green light to modify four taxes

Municipal. Full Council definitively approves the modification of by-laws on four taxes in order to back local commerce, combat pollution and guarantee basic utilities for vulnerable...

27/09/2017 - 15:17

New protocol for a more dignified labour market

Employment. Job offers managed by Barcelona Activa will establish a minimum monthly wage of 1,000 euros and contracts of at least 6 months.

27/09/2017 - 14:01

Anti-sexism stands at La Mercè attend to nearly a thousand people

Anti-sexist Barcelona. Over the four nights of festivities for La Mercè, three stands devoted to combatting sexist violence provided support in the city’s busiest areas at night.

Façana de l'ajuntament amb la pancarta
26/09/2017 - 21:50

Refuge cities combine to denounce Spain’s non-compliance

Refuge City. Out of the 17,000 refugees Spain pledged to take in, only one in ten have arrived.

26/09/2017 - 21:41

Glòries moves towards transformation

Urban planning. Work on the road tunnels and the green park in Glòries will get under way early in 2018.

26/07/2017 - 14:19

Raising the shutters!

Commerce. Fourteen empty premises in Ciutat Vella will fill with local commerce via a public competition to combat gentrification and the commercial monoculture of bars, restaurants...