The role of the Cities in a Changing World: How Barcelona and Madrid put citizens first


Monday, March 6, 2017, 12:00pm


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The aim of the panel is to present the two most important cities in Spain by tackling, from the perspective of the city, the most paramount issues on the current agenda of cities, including: measures to combat Social disconnection from politics and institutions; how cities are contributing and can contribute to current migration and refugee policy (in the context of President Trump's executive order); the housing problem; social inclusion policies, etc.Madrid-Barcelona

Speakers: José Manuel Martínez Sierra, Director RCC at Harvard; Gerardo Pisarello, Deputy Mayor of Barcelona; Luis Cueto, General Coordinator of Madrid

Sponsors: RCC, MIT-Spain