Pilar Paricio

Barcelona. Arquitecta, especializada en planificación urbana. Trabaja por el avance de la población en derechos básicos como el derecho a la vivienda y el derecho a la ciudad. Involucrada con el cambio social y personal, participa en el Nuevo Humanismo.

18.12.2018

A new look on Iran

A new look on Iran

We interviewed the Iranian collective “See you in Iran“, whose aim is to make Iranian socio-cultural reality known in the international scene and to contribute to changing the hate-based narrative that the mainstream Western media offers about Iran. In addition to the economic and political sanctions that have been… »

09.12.2018

Barcelona approves allocating 30% of new flats to subsidized housing

Barcelona approves allocating 30% of new flats to subsidized housing

Last Wednesday, the Government of Catalonia, through the Barcelona Urban Development Subcommittee, finally approved a modification to Barcelona’s Metropolitan General Plan that obliges residential developments of more than 600 m2, whether newly created or completely refurbished, to allocate 30% of the area for public housing. The measure has now passed… »

13.07.2018

La Caravana Abriendo Fronteras viaja a Italia

La Caravana Abriendo Fronteras viaja a Italia

Cerca de 300 personas de todo el Estado español de más de 100 organizaciones, saldrán hacia Italia este viernes, 13 de julio, para denunciar la vulneración de los derechos humanos en la frontera europea en el marco de la “Caravana Abriendo Fronteras 2018”. En esta ocasión, la Caravana sale de… »

04.07.2018

Barcelona and London allied against gentrification

Barcelona and London allied against gentrification

Ada Colau (Mayor of Barcelona) and Sadiq Khan (Mayor of London) met on 3 October in London to agree on measures to combat the gentrification of large cities. In recent years, the original population in the centres of the world’s major cities has been evicted from their homes due to… »

29.03.2018

Large mobilisation in Catalonia

Large mobilisation in Catalonia

Last Friday, March 23, Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena agreed to unconditional imprisonment for the candidate for the Presidency of the Catalan Government, Jordi Turull, the former president of the Catalan Parliament Carme Forcadell, and the “exconsellers” Raül Romeva, Josep Rull and Dolors Bassa. This Sunday, March 25, former President… »

05.03.2018

Barcelona debate sobre el control del alquiler turístico

Barcelona debate sobre el control del alquiler turístico

El grupo político “Barcelona en Comú” ha iniciado el ciclo de debates “Del barrio a Europa” con un tema que afecta a muchas de las grandes ciudades del mundo: la carestía de la vivienda y los efectos de la vivienda de alquiler turístico. En estos momentos en Barcelona se contabilizan… »

20.11.2015

Nobel peace laureates consider the role of women in democracy

Nobel peace laureates consider the role of women in democracy

With the title “Women advancing democracy” five Nobel Peace laureates took part in a panel at the World Summit of Nobel Laureates in Barcelona: Dr. Shirin Ebadi, Tawakkol Karman, Prof. Jody Williams, Mairead Corrigan Maguire, Betty Williams together with a representative from the UN, Cristina Gallach. The Yemeni, Tawakkol… »

20.11.2015

What would it be like to live in a world at peace according to Nobel Peace Prize winners?

What would it be like to live in a world at peace according to Nobel Peace Prize winners?

With the title “to achieve world peace” the last session of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates took place in Barcelona. Panellists were asked how they could imagine their country in peace. Former President Oscar Arias from Costa Rica replied that peace is a daily situation in his country;… »

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