Músicos por la Paz y la Integración and La Indomable associations, proposals to receive the Medal of Honor of Barcelona

Thursday, May 18 2017 – 13:22

During the plenary on 11 May, an institutional declaration against xenophobia was also unanimously adopted

The plenary session of May 11 in Nou Barris began with the unanimous approval of an Institutional Declaration of rejection of xenophobia and fascist graffiti that have recently been produced by far-right groups on the occasion of the forthcoming opening of A center of Islamic worship in the neighborhood of Prosperity. This item of the agenda, initially foreseen for the end of the act, was advanced at the request of several entities of the district and previous extraordinary board of spokesmen. The Declaration states that Nou Barris is a fraternal district committed to equality, free of fascism and totalitarianism, the presence of xenophobic and totalitarian groups in the streets is rejected, and the various graffiti of a totalitarian and xenophobic character, appearing in Various areas of the district.

During her report, the councilor offered information on the ordinary call for grants 2017, with a total budget for Nou Barris of 596,000 euros (more than 8% more than at the beginning of the mandate); The deployment of the Barrio Police, with the addition of thirteen new / Guardia Urbana agents, one per ward; And the state of execution of 17 works already completed, underway or planned for the coming months of 2017: adaptation works in the Canyelles Library and various premises, various improvements in equipment and redevelopment of the streets Nou Pins, gardens of Alfabia, Almansa, Sculptor Ordonez, Olof Palme, Formentera and Florida, among others.

During the session, the Medal of Honor of Barcelona 2017 was also unanimously approved in the Musicians for Peace and Integration and La Indomable associations, which for years have been working in the fields of children’s music education with social components and Promotion and equality of women and families of Nou Barris, respectively. The association Musicians for Peace and Integration, based in Nou Barris, works in Barcelona with about 480 children and adolescents through its Vozes project, which is structured around various musical formations: the International Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra Symphony, the Amadeus Orchestra, the Beethoven Orchestra, the Corelli Orchestra, the Children’s Choir, the Choir of the Fathers and Mothers, the Seniors Choir and the Batucada. As for the association La Indomable, it works in the neighborhood of Ciutat Meridiana for the social integration of children and women and families at risk of social exclusion, carrying out different activities such as playgrounds, centers, workshops, exhibitions, courses , Festivals, etc.

The Plenary of May 11 also allowed the initial approval of the new Regulation of Citizen Participation of the Barcelona City Council, with the favorable vote of BComú and PSC, and the abstention of the other political groups, and unanimously approved the modification of the PGM For the installation of equipment of proximity to the Q Island of Turó de la Peira. And in the part of impulse and control, the proposal of Citizens (new line of aid for the improvements of the accessibility of the trade) was unanimously approved, by majority the ones of the Democrat Group (impulse to the construction of the new Couple of Joves Of Roquetes in the amphitheater of Roquetes) and ERC (bag of private premises that can be ceded to entities for its use), and was not approved the proposal of the PPC (to urge the property of the lands of the street Maladeta where the orchard is located Urban for its temporary assignment for this use)

Source: Current Bulletin May 19


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