The population of Barcelona reaches the historical maximum of 20% of residents with foreign nationality
The registered population in Barcelona as of January 1, 2019 amounts to 333,516 people of 179 nationalities, representing 20.2% of the total population: a maximum both in absolute and relative terms of the city's recent history.
The World Economic Forum will lead the secretariat of the new Global Alliance of Smart Cities of the G20, for which it will coordinate with members of the G20, Urban 20 and Business 20 in order to develop new global guidelines.
Barcelona and nine European cities have come together to claim more forceful legal measures against illegal tourist rental and responsibility for holiday rental platforms to the European Union.
The International Platform for Social Sustainability Re-City, which has the support of the Barcelona City Council, presents its final report of the "Combating inequalities" cycle, which contains 52 proposals.
42 consuls participate in the first meeting of the Barcelona Science and Technology Diplomatic Circle
The Barcelona Supercomputing Center hosted the first meeting of the Barcelona Science and Technology Diplomatic Circle.
As of 2020, Barcelona will be in charge of managing the communication and relationship between the ECCAR member cities.
The acting Councilor for Housing and Rehabilitation, Josep Maria Montaner, collected in Lyon the European Responsible Housing Award.
The mayor of Barcelona received the exhibitors and directors of Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), the most important fair in the audiovisual world, which will be held in the city as from 2021.
Councilor Laura Pérez participates in meetings of UCLG, Metropolis and UCCI city networks in Montevideo
The International Relations Councilor, Laura Pérez, participated on April 5 and 6 in Montevideo on the Executive Committee of UCCI, the Executive Bureau of UCLG and the Board of Directors of Metropolis.
Gerardo Pisarello participates in the first international meeting of the World Social Forum of Transforming Economies
On April 5, the first deputy mayor, Gerardo Pisarello, participated in the inauguration of the first international work meeting of the World Social Forum of Transforming Economies (FSMET), to be held in Barcelona in 2020.