Property register. When it comes to paying property tax practically all households in the city will be unaffected by the overall 19% increase in cadastral values.
Economy. The City Council and Fira de Barcelona have signed a collaboration agreement to show how the city is backing the digital economy and the attraction of technological and innovative enterprise.
Barcelona Activa. Barcelona Activa puts the MediaTIC business incubator into operation to help twenty ICT-based projects in the fields of robotics, artificial intelligence and nanotechnology.
The Measure of Government for a Democratization of Care was presented to the Plenum of the City Council last May 26th
Cares. On May 26th the Councilor for Feminisms and LGBT Laura Pérez presented to the Plenum of the Barcelona City Council the Measure of Government for a Democratization of Care from 2,017 to 2,020.
Transparency. The members of the European City Economic and Financial Governance Group got a first-hand look at the Open Budget tool and the new Activity Based Costing model being applied in Barcelona.
Public finance. Eight cities meet in Barcelona to tackle gentrification and promote the public control of municipal accounts.
Memory. An institutional act on 17 June at the Can Dragó sports park and an exhibition on the facts and the historical context for the attack are being organised in memory of the victims and their families.
Social initiative. L’estoc produces furniture using its own designs and made with recycled material. At the same time it provides dignity for the situation of people with intellectual disabilities.
Municipalism. A common front to condemn the limits on local funding and call on political parties from the Spanish parliament to take municipalities into account for this year’s state budget.
New economic model. This municipal alliance backs a transformational socio-economic model which reduces social and territorial inequalities and achieves well-being for people.
Cooperation. This year has seen a 14.2% rise in applications for municipal grants for entities working on global justice and international cooperation projects.
Cooperation. Visit by a delegation of experts from the Gaza Strip to gain knowledge and experience which can be applied in their own territory to combat the water shortage.