Observatorio del Pluralismo Religioso en España
Issue Number 24 · June 2017 Previous newsletters · Forward · Share:
imagen del destacado The deadline for submitting proposals to the II Best Local Practices in Management of Religious Diversity Contest will finish on July 14th

The deadline for submitting proposals to the II Best Local Practices in Management of Religious Diversity Contest will finish on July 14th


This Contest is our way to put in value the efforts made by municipal governments in this matter and also to promote the dissemination of good practices.

New publication. Moreras, Jordi (2017): The governance of conflicts related to religious pluralism, Observatory Documents collection, n. 6

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The document presents a set of reflections and proposals on the management of conflicts related to religious pluralism, taking as an example the controversies related to the opening of Muslim mosques in Spain.

Processing of data from the Directory of places of worship

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This new report accounts for the data available in the Directory of places of worship of the Observatory in June 2017. The next edition will be available in December.

Interview with Mr. Daniel Casado, former Director of the colegio El Porvenir

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This interview celebrates the 120th anniversary of the colegio El Porvenir, an emblematic institution of Spanish Protestantism and of education in our country.

Public presentation of the award-winning monograph in the first edition of the Pluralism and Conviviality Research Award

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The book, "Minorías religiosas y derechos humanos. Reconocimiento social y gestión pública del pluralismo religioso en el País Vasco" by Mr. Gorka Urrutia, was presented in Bilbao on June 1.

Support of public management of religious diversity

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During this quarter, we carried out a study on municipal management of religious diversity in Gijón and presented to the Logroño local authorities the report concerning their city. We also continued to attend to the queries of public administrations through our Consultancy Service.

Training and awareness raising

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We highlight our participation in the following courses and conferences:

- VII Seminar on religious diversity in Valladolid, Red Incola (April 18 and 19).
- II Seminar of coordinators of the fight against hate crimes, Civil Guard (3 and 4 May).
- Training courses and Conference on hate crimes organized by the Municipal Police of Madrid (May 24, June 7 and 15).
- Conference on public management of religious diversity in Spain, Ministry of Justice (29 June).

Working lunch of the Scientific Committee at the residence of the Ambassador of Canada

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On June 6, members of the Observatory's Scientific Committee participated in a working lunch at the residence of the Ambassador of Canada sharing good practices and experiences with Mr. Pierre Bosset, professor at the University of Quebec in Montreal.

Agenda

Publicaciones

Portada de CAMAS RODA: Ferrán (coord.) (2016): El ejercicio del derecho de libertad religiosa en el marco laboral. Author of the review: Mónica Polo Mercader. CAMAS RODA: Ferrán (coord.) (2016): El ejercicio del derecho de libertad religiosa en el marco laboral. Author of the review: Mónica Polo Mercader.
Portada de RODRÍGUEZ BLANCO, Miguel (dir.) (2012): La libertad religiosa de los menores en centros de internamiento. Author of the review: Ángeles Liñán García. RODRÍGUEZ BLANCO, Miguel (dir.) (2012): La libertad religiosa de los menores en centros de internamiento. Author of the review: Ángeles Liñán García.