Barcelona Observatory: the city improves in innovation and competitiveness and ranks eighth in the world for work-life balance
. The city stands out in the areas of innovation, competitiveness and the attraction of talent and investment.
. EIT Urban Mobility aims to help guarantee a safer, more ecological, inclusive and smarter urban mobility system.
. The C40 global network of cities has selected 100 projects from around the world which are leading the fight against global warming.
. Mayor Ada Colau opened the world summit of cities on the climate emergency that was held at the United Nations coinciding with the High Level Political Forum, that brought together heads of State and Government.
. The third deputy mayor, Laia Bonet, received a group of seven deputies from the Chamber of Japan on August 19.
. The conditions for participating in the World Data Viz Challenge 2019 Barcelona-Kobe, a contest organized by the municipalities of Barcelona and Kobe, have been published. The period of admission of the works will be from September...
. The third deputy mayor of Barcelona, Laia Bonet, met in Madrid with Cristina Gallach, high commissioner of the Spanish Government for the 2030 Agenda, to convey "Barcelona's determined will" to comply with the 2030 Agenda.
. Deputy Mayor Laia Bonet, new head of international relations of the Barcelona City Council, received the Consular Corps of the city along with Deputy Mayors Jaume Collboni and Albert Batlle.
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.