Observatorio del Pluralismo Religioso en España
Issue Number 26 · December 2017 Previous newsletters · Forward · Share:
imagen del destacado Commemoration of the XXV Anniversary of the approval of the Cooperation Agreements between the State and the Jewish, Evangelical and Muslim communities

Commemoration of the XXV Anniversary of the approval of the Cooperation Agreements between the State and the Jewish, Evangelical and Muslim communities

On November 13, the Congress of Deputies hosted an event attended by the President of the Congress of Deputies, Ana Pastor, the Minister of Justice, Rafael Catalá, and the groups that signed the Agreements, the Federation of Evangelical Religious Entities of Spain, the Federation of Jewish Communities of Spain and the Islamic Commission of Spain.

Seminar "Religious diversity in Spain: issues and challenges"

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Act organized by the Pluralism and Coexistence Foundation in collaboration with the Menéndez Pelayo International University (Cuenca) to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the signing of the Cooperation Agreements of the Spanish State with the minority confessions.

Act of commemoration of the XXV Anniversary of the signing of the Cooperation Agreement between the State and the Muslim community

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The ceremony, which also commemorated the creation of the Islamic Commission of Spain, took place at Casa Árabe and was attended by high institutional representatives and representatives of the confessions.

Interview with the researchers María del Mar Griera (ISOR-UAB) and Mónica Cornejo (UCM)

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Interview on occasion of the launch of the Urban Religions website to know the project that drives it: «Religious expressions in the urban space in Madrid and Barcelona. A multiple case study on the visibility of religious diversity in public space».

Interview with Julio Andrade, Deputy Mayor of the Departments of Social Rights, Good Governance, Transparency, Tourism and Promotion of the City of Málaga

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The city of Malaga has launched a Forum of Religious Pluralism in which representatives of the Catholic, Evangelical, Adventist, Anglican, Christian Orthodox, Islamic, Jewish, Buddhist and Bahá'í religions participate. On December 18, an institutional act of public presentation of this Forum was held.

Awareness raising and training. We highlight the participation of the Observatory in:

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- UNAOC Fellowship Program, Alliance of Civilizations of the United Nations (October 15 to 18).
- Awareness raising seminar "Prevention and detection of racism and xenophobia in education", OBERAXE (October 16 and 17).
- Course "Agents of prevention of Islamophobia", Foundation la Merced Migrations (October 16 to 20).
- XXVII Conference for Episcopal Delegates and Directors of Secretariats of Interconfessional Relations, Episcopal Conference (October 23 to 25).
- Congress "Role of Women Leaders and Mothers to Facilitate Integration and Cohesion in Europe", Women's Federation for World Peace-Europe (November 3 to 5).
- Conference "Environment, culture, competition and diversity: The cemeteries and funeral services in the XXI century", FEMP and Association of Funeral and Municipal Cemeteries (November 7).
- Interreligious Meeting for Peace, Religious organizations of Alcorcón (November 18).
- Seminar "Integration of Muslims in Europe: institutional frameworks and practical experiences", Casa Árabe (November 17).
- Conference "Religious expressions in the urban space", ISOR (UAB) and GINADYC-ARESIMA (December 13).
- Conference "Networking for an inclusive citizenship", Xarxa de Convivencia and Univ. Rey Juan Carlos (December 18).

TVE interviews Rocío López González

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The TVE Medina program interviews the director of the Pluralism and Coexistence Foundation about the work carried out by the Foundation and the Observatory of Religious Pluralism in Spain.
[Watch here Part 2 of the show]

Publication of the Ministry of Justice:

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The Ministry, through the General Directorate of International Legal Cooperation and Relations with the Confessions, publishes the annual report on the situation of religious freedom in Spain for 2016.

Agenda

Publicaciones

Portada de GONZÁLEZ SÁNCHEZ, Marcos (2017): Jurisprudencia sobre el derecho de libertad religiosa en el ámbito laboral. Author of the review: Yolanda García-Ruiz GONZÁLEZ SÁNCHEZ, Marcos (2017): Jurisprudencia sobre el derecho de libertad religiosa en el ámbito laboral. Author of the review: Yolanda García-Ruiz
Portada de MARTÍNEZ DE CODES, Rosa M., CONTRERAS, Jaime (Coord.) (2017): Espacios secularizados, espacios religiosos: Europa e Iberoamérica. Percepciones, complementaciones y diferencias. Author of the review: Rafael Palomino Lozano MARTÍNEZ DE CODES, Rosa M., CONTRERAS, Jaime (Coord.) (2017): Espacios secularizados, espacios religiosos: Europa e Iberoamérica. Percepciones, complementaciones y diferencias. Author of the review: Rafael Palomino Lozano
Portada de CANO RUIZ, Isabel (2017): Guía sobre el derecho de libertad religiosa en el ámbito de las relaciones laborales. Author of the review: Miguel Rodríguez Blanco CANO RUIZ, Isabel (2017): Guía sobre el derecho de libertad religiosa en el ámbito de las relaciones laborales. Author of the review: Miguel Rodríguez Blanco