Technology. By backing open source and open standards to ensure technological sovereignty, the City Council is boosting efficiency and cutting costs.
Employment. Three new agreements with entities and universities in Catalonia mean extra support for unemployed young people at risk of social and labour exclusion.
Cooperation. Grants awarded for cooperation and global justice this year will fund 109 projects.
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 limited.
Employment. Ciutat Vella opens the first office in defence of labour rights, offering information and advice to tackle job insecurity.
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.
Innovation. An ideas contest has been launched jointly with New York to develop technology to help the visually impaired get around.
Employment. Job offers managed by Barcelona Activa will establish a minimum monthly wage of 1,000 euros and contracts of at least 6 months.
Employment. The shock plan against long-term unemployment has helped 400 people to find work.
Memory. A plaque in C/ Tallers commemorates the attack against freedom of expression which killed one and injured seventeen.
No tinc por. Work is under way on the inventory and classification of tributes offered by citizens, completing the overall memory being developed since the day after the attack.
Wage distribution. A report on the labour situation in Barcelona shows that in 2015 over a third of all workers and nearly two thirds of young people earnt a thousand euros a month at most.