Observatorio del Pluralismo Religioso en España
Issue Number 13 · September 2014 Previous newsletters · Forward · Share:
imagen del destacado Signature of collaboration agreements between the Observatory and the Governments of Catalonia and the Autonomous City of Melilla

Signature of collaboration agreements between the Observatory and the Governments of Catalonia and the Autonomous City of Melilla

The purpose of these Agreements, signed with the General Directorate of Religious Affairs (24 July) and the Institute of Cultures of Melilla (September 18), is to collaborate in the development and dissemination of tools to support the governance of religious diversity. These Agreements add up to those signed in 2011 with the Basque Government and in 2013 with the Autonomous City of Ceuta.

Justice and the General Council of Notaries sign an Agreement to expedite the registration of religious entities

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Notaries shall transmit to the Registry of Religious Entities, via electronic means, the foundation and modification Acts of such entities, streammlining efforts and avoiding having to attend in persona.

Cooperation agreement between the Catalan Government and the Evangelic Council of Catalonia

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The Agreement, signed on July 29, aims to ensure the evangelical religious assistance in public hospitals in Catalonia.

We highlight as good practice:

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The Mayor of Guadalajara, Mr. Antonio Román Jasanada, appoints a Delegate Councillor of Relations with Religious Confessions.

Selected good practice:

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The City of Vilanova i la Geltrù develops the "VNG Plural", a program that focuses on promoting the positive management of diversity, especially cultural and religious diversity, promoting coexistence and interaction between people of different beliefs and religions.

We highlight the participation of the Observatory:

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In the Expert Forum "Governance of diversity from a human rights perspective: religion, gender and disability", organized by the Democracy and Human Rights Chair at the University of Alcalá de Henares.
In the Seminar "Management of Religious Diversity, balance and future prospects", organized by the Research Group ISOR at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

We have spoken with:

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Luis Leal Morente, Coordinator of the Legal Commission of the Buddhist Federation of Spain. Read the interview.
Benito Martínez Bolívar, Evangelical Pastor of Andujar and Executive Secretary of the Evangelic Autonomic Council of Andalusia (CEAA), and Francis Arjona, Counselor of Social Affairs of the CEAA. Read the interview.

Agenda

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