• Breathe easy from 1 January 2020

    The low emissions zone delimited by Barcelona’s ring roads will be implemented permanently as from 1 January 2020. The goal is to improve environmental health and cut pollutant emissions from motor vehicles by 30%.

  • Smart City Week Barcelona

    Come over to the second edition of Smart City Week Barcelona and discover and activate the smart cities of today, tomorrow and the future. More than fifty activities being held all over Barcelona for reflecting on how technologies change the city and on how we interpret and relate to them.

  • BCN Diverse City Gathering

    A festive participatory, rights-demanding event. Its aim is to show civic diversity and interculturality, highlighting the richness that immigration and its organisations represents

  • Economic Activity Tax and public-charge payments for waste collections

    The deadline for non-direct-debit payments is 2 December

  • Youth +

    If you’re a young person and want to discover all the current opportunities for finding work, more resources for entrepreneurship or more training... Come to Barcelona Activa!

  • Service information

    You can find the latest information and keep abreast of disruptions to services and mobility on municipal social media.

  • Brexit Information Point

    Barcelona City Council drives the creation of the Brexit Information Point with the aim of providing information and support to the British community living in Barcelona as well as to businesses and organisations established in the city which have interests in the United Kingdom.

  • DAU Barcelona. 8th Games Festival

    We await you at the Fabra i Coats on 23 and 24 November with board games laid out and ready to play!

  • Twenty years of Cibernàrium

    This year marks two decades since the launch of Cibernàrium, Barcelona Activa’s technology training and dissemination centre. This coming 20 November sees the CIBERFEST, a festive day event featuring technology workshops, talks, DJs and plenty more!

  • Getting there

    Check the traffic conditions in Barcelona in real time and look for the best way of getting round the city.

  • Barcelona's got the dot

    Get connected to the city with the .barcelona domain. Consult full information on it!

  • Barcelona Districte Cultural

    The cultural programme for all Barcelona districts and neighbourhoods is back. Free admission.

  • City commitment to the 2030 Agenda

    A public awareness campaign is getting under way on the seventeen sustainable development goals in the 2030 Agenda. The campaign coincides with the fourth anniversary of the corresponding resolution by the UN, setting out the objectives.

  • Children’s Rights Film Cycle

    Family screenings at the Cinemes Girona, with Dumbo and My Life as a Courgette

  • 40 years of democratic city councils

    The Barcelona Municipal Archive has organised a series of activities aimed at regaining the memory of some decisive years of community and labour mobilisations, as well as political, social and cultural causes which have shaped the city we know today.

  • Inclusive-communication guide

    It is important to take account of how we wish to be addressed and listened to. Reflecting diversity in language too will help us to build a fairer and more egalitarian world. We’ll help you to do just that!

  • “Claqueta i acció!”

    The ‘Claqueta i acció!’ cycle is an initiative by Barcelona City Council in collaboration with the International Environmental Film Festival (FICMA) to promote a culture of sustainability among people in Barcelona.


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Smoke alarms as an effective way of preventing fires in homes

Safety and prevention. The campaign ‘Don’t invite fire into the home’ promotes the installation of smoke alarms in people’s homes.

L'alcaldessa Ada Colau

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Colau to take charge of the global relationship between cities and the UN

City Council. The UCLG congress was held in South Africa.

The city council for themed areas

These thematic areas will be updated according to how the new municipal structure is established.
  • Economy and Employment, Digital City and International Relations
    • Employment
    • Business and Promotion of the City
    • Tourism
    • Strategic Planning and Budget
    • Social and Solidarity Economy
    • Memory Programmes
    • International Relations
    • Technology and Digital Innovation
    • Commerce and Markets
  • Social Rights
    • Social Services
    • People with disabilities
    • Senior citizens
    • Children
    • Public health
    • Education
    • Housing
    • Vulnerable people
    • Adolescents and Youth
  • Citizens' Rights, Culture, Participation and Transparency
    • Transparency
    • Participation
    • Immigration
    • Sport
    • Local facilities
    • Feminism and LGTBI
    • Citizen rights and diversity
    • Culture
  • Ecology, Urban Planning and Mobility
    • Environment
    • Mobility and transport
    • Urban Services
    • Urban Planning
    • Infrastructures
    • Public works
  • Safety and Prevention
    • Safety
    • Prevention
    • Mediation
    • City Police
    • Firefighters
    • Civil Protection
    • Self-protection

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