Speeches

Inauguration of the Salvador Puig Antich Square

"The rebel memories of the defeated live on and don't surrender."

Date: 05/03/2016

Themes: Historical memory

2016 Ciutat de Barcelona Awards

"If Barcelona is still able to attract and retain scientific and cultural talent, it is because this is a really vibrant city, where it is still possible to hybridise projects, through collective intelligence and broadening horizons, in a participative and inclusive way, together with the citizens."

Date: 15/02/2016

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Holocaust victims' tribute

"When we hear institutions talk, without any trace of shame, about suspending rights here at home, we cannot stand idly by. These are images and warning signs that tell of the risk that the European project, built on the basis of fraternity, could be shipwrecked, and us along with it."

 

 

 

Date: 27/01/2016

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The Mayor Responds Talk to the Journalists’ Association

"Inequality is not just a problem in terms of social justice; it is also the main threat to the city’s economic opportunities and security. A city with inequalities is a city that can break up. We cannot allow there to be two Barcelonas."

Date: 13/01/2016

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32nd Alfonso Comín International Award

Social work and social commitment make possible one of the most beautiful things that can ever happen to a human being. Through the love and accompaniment, we can see how many people are able to pick themselves up and do what seemed impossible.

Date: 17/11/2015

Themes: Social rights

15th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

"If we answer hatred with further hatred, we’ll be doing just what they expect us to do. The only path to ending war is peace"

Date: 16/11/2015

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