Municipal. These two issues have overtaken tourism, the main concern for Barcelonaians this June, as the most serious problem, according to the six monthly barometer taken in December
Solidarity economy. The third edition of the Responsible Consumption Fair closed out with 49,000 visits and 12,400 sales.
Cooperation. Barcelona City Council’s fourth master plan for cooperation has been approved, maintaining the commitment to devote 0.7% of the municipal budget to international cooperation for the period 2018-2021.
Statistics. A municipal report shows that the average wage in 2016 increased by 1% compared to the previous year.
Economy. Issuing public debt under sustainable terms and conditions is helping the Council to make headway in alternative funding.
Memory. ‘La ferida d’Hipercor. Barcelona 1987’ looks back at the attack which rocked the city and is on at the Espai Zero at the Fabra i Coats Art Factory up until 11 March 2018.
City Council. Approval was given today for 1,911 new public sector jobs, enabling greater stability within the municipal workforce and mainly meaning a boost for the fields of education and social care.
Enterprise. Since it was set up, Barcelona has helped create an average of three new companies every working day.
Funeral services. By-laws are approved for cemeteries and funeral services which strengthen universality, quality, accessibility and social guarantees.
Procurement. Following on from the protocols on social efficiency and environmental sustainability, public procurement guides for public innovation and the purchase of ICT services have now been presented.
City Council. The municipal government is organised into four Deputy Mayors’ Offices and includes three new Commissioners.
Smart City Expo. Municipal technological innovation is on display at the smart city congress and tackles challenges relating to mobility, participation, housing, the environment and urban planning.