Redacción Barcelona

News published by the Pressenza bureau in Barcelona, Spain

Work With Dignity, For Immediate Legislation.

The current health crisis has demonstrated that healthcare is also affected by the crisis. Inequalities, violence and abuses are constantly growing, social policy is losing strength instead of gaining it. We forget the elderly because they “are no longer productive”.…

The March for Climate in Madrid

Greta Thunberg was “the guest star” with all the media potential that follows. But the most striking event was the extraordinary mobilization in the streets of Madrid. The massive Climate March on Friday, December 6, brought together some 500,000 people. …

ICAN organisations meet at the Peace Boat in Barcelona

On the occasion of the arrival of the Peace Boat in Barcelona on Tuesday 5 November, several ICAN organisations met in an event that brought together initiatives and proposals relating to world peace. The Peace Boat, Japanese ship of Peace,…

Declaration of the Mayoress of Barcelona on violent acts

Barcelona is a city of peace, of dialogue, of rights, of respect for plurality, but these days we have experienced moments of great tension, the most serious in recent years, which is why I am making the following statement: The…

UN demands the immediate release of Catalan political prisoners in Spain

Catalonia’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Alfred Bosch, asks the Spanish authorities to comply with the Working Group’s decision In an official statement, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detentions demands the immediate release of three of the Catalan political prisoners. The UN Working Group,…

Happy New Year Iran without sanctions or walls!

The collective “See you in Iran” sent us a message for the next Nowruz (new year in the Persian calendar, to be held in Iran coinciding with the spring equinox). It is a video denouncing sanctions and walls. “In the…

Institutional statements on the occasion of the pronouncements made by the Attorney General’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office towards political prisoners

President of the Parliament of Catalonia, Roger Torrent i Ramió The request for sentences made today by the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the State Attorney’s Office in the indictment against the defendants in relation to the referendum of 1 October…

Presentación en Naciones Unidas de la Declaración “Cities for Housing”

La alcaldesa de Barcelona presenta hoy 16 de julio, la Declaración “Citiesfor Housing” para reclamar más competencias y recursos para los gobiernos locales, ante los representantes de los Estados. Ciudades como Nueva York, Londres, Berlín, Madrid, París, Montreal, Ciudades de…

Barcelona welcomes Open Arms with a protest event aimed at Europe

On the occasion of the arrival of the humanitarian ship Open Arms in Barcelona, after having rescued sixty people in the Mediterranean, the organisation Proactiva Open Arms and various authorities from Barcelona and Catalonia, as well as the MEPs accompanying…

Barcelona y Nueva York, ciudades escogidas por la Unión Europea para compartir políticas de vivienda

Barcelona y Nueva York han sido la pareja de ciudades escogidas por la Comisión Europea para participar en el programa de cooperación Interational Urban Cooperation(*IUC), una propuesta para las ciudades europeas que quieren establecer un intercambio de conocimiento y experiencias con ciudades de…

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