Six concerts and three film dialogs to celebrate the coexistence

Rocío Marquéz presents ‘La Costilla de Rocio’ (Rocio’s Rib) on Tuesday 6th of November at the Invernadero de Arganzuela On Wednesday the 7th, in Naves Matadero, the Brasilian singer Rael presents his album ‘Coisas do meu imaginário’, and on Thursday the 8th, Pájaro, Solea Morente, Niño de Elche and Pongo will perform at the closing […]


DATE: 6 of  November 2018 at 1:00 PM LOCATION: Casa del Lector, Aula 10. Matadero Madrid SOURCE OF THE INITIATIVE: As part of the project financed by the City of Madrid, the Enfermeras Para el Mundo organization is organizing the project titled “Fight Against Trafficking of Children and Adolescents for the purpose of sexual commercial […]

More speakers at the 2nd World Forum on Urban Violence: Michael Robinson, Proactiva Open Arms, Ana Pastor, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and more

This Monday 5 November, the 2nd World Forum on Urban Violence and Education for Coexistence and Peace is kicking off at Matadero Madrid. Until 8 November, there will be a host of panels, workshops, discussions and side events focused on the eradication of violence in urban environments. The panels, coordinated by renowned journalists, will be […]

Roundtable discussion on the Climate Finance Agreement, an agreement for safeguarding peace

Two years after COP21 and following the publication of the Special Report on the impacts of global warming prepared by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), experts believe that the climate commitments adopted in Paris in 2015 will not suffice to limit global warming to 2º C. For this reason, Europe should have all […]

Interview with Joan Subirats, Culture Commissioner of the City of Barcelona

The Culture Commissioner of the City of Barcelona, Joan Subirats, is a renowned expert in innovation in public policies and open government. On 6 of November he will take part in a discussion group with the spokesperson of the City of Madrid and the general secretary to the Union of Ibero American Capitals, Rita Maestre […]

Presentation of the report, ‘Steps towards the eradication of gender-based violence in Ibero-American cities’

On 7 November at 6pm, there will be the presentation of ‘Avances hacia la erradicación de la violencia de género en las ciudades iberoamericanas’ (Steps towards the eradication of gender-based violence in Ibero-American cities), a report coordinated by the Union of Ibero-American Capital Cities (UCCI) and prepared jointly by 22 cities. The event will take […]

Music and film for the 2nd World Forum on Urban Violence

Rocío Márquez is introducing La costilla de Rocío on Tuesday 6 November at the Greenhouse Crystal Palace in Arganzuela. Rael, from Brazil, will introduce Coisas do meu imaginário on Wednesday 7 at Naves Matadero. On Thursday 8 November there will be a closing concert, featuring Pájaro, Soleá Morente, Niño de Elche and Pongo. On Monday […]

An audience with the King to open the 2nd World Forum on Urban Violence

Out of the 2700 registered attendees, 700 come from foreign countries and 1000, from different regions in Spain. Ouided Bouchamaoui, Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 2015, will talk about the challenge faced by women in the Arab world to make progress and be part of peacebuilding processes in hostile environments. In addition, international experiences will […]

‘Voluntarios por Madrid’, the city’s volunteer programme, promotes active participation in all social areas

Local governments are facing the challenge of finding solutions to new forms of relationships and citizen participation, developing the necessary tools to promote active citizenship while highlighting individual contributions to the construction of a city that is increasingly after the common good. To the City of Madrid, the ability to produce voluntary participation movements requiring […]