Barcelona is organizing the first day of exchanging weather policies with other cities in Spain

The event includes representatives from Barcelona, Beasain, Bilbao, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Vila-real and Vilanova i la Geltrú.

On June 1 at 16.00h takes place the first online day of exchange of time policies. Within the framework of the World Capital of Time Policies, this event aims to promote the benefits of time policies in citizenship and encourage the exchange of policies with other international and national municipalities.

In this virtual exchange space, initiatives and actions will be presented to respond to the strategic challenges related to the need for vital balance promoted by time policies: care, co-responsibility and the promotion of time policies in the workplace.

The event was attended by Montserrat Ballarín, Councilor for Trade, Markets, Consumer Affairs, Internal Regime and Finance, and the people in charge of time policies in the City Council: Sonia Ruiz and Emilia Pallàs.

In addition, policies to promote a healthier and more equal use of time, with the participation of Leire Artola, mayor of the City of Beasain (Guipúzcoa) with the Herrilab project, an initiative aimed at facilitating effective co-responsibility between women and men; to continue; Silvia Gómez, first deputy mayor and general mayoral coordinator of the City of Villareal (Valencia) with the presentation of the study that allows to know the current situation of reconciliation in the municipality of the province of Castelló. And Núria Salas, head of the Vila Veïna project of the Barcelona City Council, who explains how care is approached from an innovative perspective of community and proximity.

In the conversation entitled “Time policies in the workplace: for healthier, more productive and sustainable time policies” it is planned to share actions aimed at the promotion and dissemination of time policies to promote more efficient uses of time. This second space has the intervention of Lluïsa Moret, mayoress of Sant Boi de Llobregat, who presents the measures promoted to promote the welfare of the workers of the city council. Nekane Alonso, Councilor of the City Council of Bilbao, presented the denBBOra network of companies. And Raquel Gil, Commissioner for Employment Promotion and Policies against Precariousness of the Barcelona City Council, who explains how the uses of time are incorporated into the design of labor policies.

In addition, the event also includes institutional greetings from representatives of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP), the Catalan Association of Municipalities (ACM) and the Catalan Federation of Municipalities (FCM).

This is the first space for exchange and it is expected that many of these state municipalities will be able to participate in the General Assembly of the Network, which will be held during the Time Use Week in Barcelona in October of this year.