Active citizenship is a strategic as well as structural option of the Barcelona City Council, and the Municipal Council of International Cooperation is the instrument of active citizenship with regards to international cooperation and solidarity.
It is a body of dialogue and participation of civil society, and organism of assessment and consultation of the municipal policy of cooperation for development, and the meeting point with the solidarity fabric of society, the aim of which is to create synergies and cross-relations.
It was constituted on April 19, 1999, and its objectives are the following:
- To analyse, reflect, evaluate, suggest and influence the activities of international cooperation for development, by means of contributing to the creation of a positive social climate
- To orientate the municipal activity on matters of international cooperation for development