Safety and Prevention | Ajuntament de Barcelona

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08/10/2016 - 10:45

Barcelona hosts the 54th training conference of equality and security

Events This conference is organised by the International Association of Women Police (IWAP) together with the European Network of Policewomen (ENP) with the support of Barcelona’s city council.

01/10/2016 - 12:41

The summer forestry campaign ends with 32 fires around the Collserola Natural Park

Environment. The Barcelona Fire Service carried out 589 sorties and preventative actions.

29/09/2016 - 19:34

Medals of merit awarded to the City Police

Distinctions. The Mayor, Ada Colau, presided over the act which recognised the work of officers, institutions and others in providing good service to the city.

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