Carcassonne is a fortified city in the Aude department, Occitania, France. The city is one of the most important historical places in France: not so much because of the age of the fortress, but its scale – a picturesque medieval town with streets, houses and churches hidden behind three lines of fortified walls. The Mayor …More
Solsona is the main city and municipality of the “comarca” Solsonès in the Catalan province of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain. The mayor of the city, David Rodriguez, has been a member of the Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC) party since 2002. He told us about his political views on the independence of Catalonia, shared the main …More
The government of Andorra has approved a project aimed to reduce plastic waste created in mountain ecosystems, including mountain rivers.
The goal of the project is to prevent the accumulation of plastic waste in mountain ecosystems and their release into the sea.
The mission covers the Pyrenees of Catalonia, Andorra and France.
The project will assess the possible …More
Zaragoza is a city and municipality in Spain, the capital of the region of Zaragoza, province of the same name and part of the autonomous community of Aragon. It is a very touristic city. We have talked to the Mayor of Zaragoza, Jorge Azcón, about tourism development programs, the main types of industry, immigration issues …More
The 18th Forum of the Representatives of Andorran Family Business Association (EFA) was held yesterday in Soldeu (Andorra). This year’s forum topic was Climate Change Problems. It is one of the most important topics on the United Nations agenda and the UN program until 2030.
The president of the association, Francesc Mora, declared that “climate change …More
The Mountain Forests Project, the leading entity in environmental volunteering in Catalonia, brought together 546 volunteers (among them, 112 teenagers) in this years summer campaign, which took place in the counties of Pallars Sobirà (Esterri de Cardós, Massís de l’Orri and Valls d’Àneu-Parc Natural de l’Alt Pirineu) and Ripollès (Parc Natural de les Capçaleres del …More
The Andorran government distributes reusable fruit and veg mesh-bags, in efforts to reduce the use of plastic. On the occasion of European
Waste Reduction Week, the Andorran government gives away reusable fabric bags that are to replace the use of disposable plastic bags when fruit and veg shopping. Around 16,000 bags are to be distributed, from …More
Girona City Council seeks to promote the use of electric vehicles used by municipal employees and intends to include them in its fleet for business trips.
According to the program, vehicles will be available from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 to 15:00, for municipal employees, and the rest of the time the cars will be available …More
The goal of Engega 2019 is to develop an economic assistance policy to ensure electric mobility and to improve the energy efficiency and safety of the “national car park”.
The program will enter into force on the day following the publication in the official gazette of the Principality of Andorra and will end on November 15, …More
The last free blood donation campaign for domestic animals ended on December 31, 2018. Already, the city hall of La Seu d’Urgell (Catalonia) has the DNA of almost a thousand dogs. One of the goals of this campaign is to identify those guilty of dog fouling on streets in public places.
After the campaign, which lasted …More