Observatori Barcelona 2018: Barcelona, the fourth city in the world most prepared for the technological future
. The Observatori Barcelona 2018 report incorporates the PwC's ranking of cities prepared for the future challenges of new technologies. Barcelona is ranked fourth in the world, behind Singapore, London and Shanghai.
. On December 13 and 14, the first International Meeting of Experts on the Right to Education of Refugees was held in Barcelona, organized by UNESCO and other institutions such as the Barcelona City Council.
The European Union chooses Barcelona as the headquarters of the entity that will lead innovation in urban mobility
. The MOBILus project, led by Barcelona and formed by a partnership of 48 cities, companies and universities, has been chosen by the European Institute of Innovation to lead the innovation community on urban mobility.
Barcelona commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with the international conference "Cities For Rights"
. Mayor Ada Colau inaugurated on December 10 the international Cities For Rights conference, organized by the Barcelona City Council on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...
. Interview with Mohammed Abdalfatah Al-Halabi, Director of International Cooperation at Gaza Municipality.
Laia Ortiz asks the EU to prioritize the right to housing and to provide cities with resources against residential exclusion
. The Deputy Mayor of Social Rights of the Barcelona City Council, Laia Ortiz, spoke at the housing conference "Housing for all" held in Vienna on November 4 and 5.
Barcelona and Bologna agree to share experiences in migrants welcoming, culture, tourism, solidarity economy and housing
. Mayor Ada Colau received the mayor of Bologna, Virginio Merola, on November 26, with whom she signed a collaboration agreement on the reception of migrants, policies on tourism, housing, culture and solidarity economy.
Ada Colau inaugurates the 18th Conference of the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy
. Mayor Ada Colau has inaugurated the 18th Conference of the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy (OIDP), which is entitled "Direct democracy and citizen initiative. Towards an ecosystem of inclusive democracy".
. The Digital Future Society, a great international forum promoted by the Mobile World Capital Barcelona Foundation, began its activity on November 14 with an international meeting within the framework of the Smart City Expo World...
. The Councillor of International Relations, Laura Pérez, and the the Deputy Mayor of Kobe, Hideyuki Terasaki, headed an institutional ceremony at the City Council of Barcelona where a 25th anniversary declaration was signed.