Observatorio del Pluralismo Religioso en España
Issue Number 32 · June 2019 Previous newsletters · Forward · Share:
imagen del destacado New agreement for the development of the Observatory of Religious Pluralism in Spain

New agreement for the development of the Observatory of Religious Pluralism in Spain

On June 13, the BOE published the new agreement that defines the framework of collaboration between the Pluralism and Conviviality Foundation, the Ministry of Justice and the FEMP to enhance the capacity of the Observatory to analyze and influence the promotion of good practices.
In the next months, we will work on a new web portal.

Draft Law of places of worship of the Basque Government

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The Basque Government approves and sends to Parliament its Draft Law on Places of Worship and Religious Diversity that offers a regulatory framework for the opening and use of religious centers and contemplates the creation of the Basque Interreligious Council as a driving force for the positive management of religious diversity in Euskadi.

Draft Decree of Mortuary Health of the Xunta de Galicia

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The Department of Health of the Xunta de Galicia presents a Draft Decree adapted to social reality that provides for the possibility of burial on land for confessional reasons.

Evangelical religious assistance in hospitals of the Murcian Health Service

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The Department of Health of the Government of Murcia and the Evangelical Council of Murcia sign an agreement to regulate the religious assistance of evangelicals in hospitals dependent on the Murcian Health Service (SMS).

Evangelical religious assistance in funeral services of the City of Madrid

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The Evangelical Council of Madrid and the Municipal Funeral Services Company of Madrid sign a Collaboration Agreement whose main objective is to guarantee religious or spiritual evangelical assistance in funeral homes, cemeteries and public crematoriums managed by the municipal company SFM.

Attention to religious diversity in the annual exercise of the UME

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The Foundation has participated in the Annual Combined Exercise "Aragón 2019" of the Military Emergency Unit that this year has incorporated attention to religious diversity for the first time.

Work with young people on religious freedom in the educational and labor fields

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On May 13 and 14, we collaborated with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Spain in a "Seminar on interreligious dialogues", within the framework of the TandEM Project.

Bringing religious diversity to the classroom. An initiative in the IES Clara Campoamor of Lucena (Córdoba)

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We interviewed Jorge Carnerero, teacher at the Clara Campoamor IES at Lucena (Córdoba), about his initiative to offer 4th ESO students, in collaboration with the Foundation and the confessions and religious entities, thematic talks about the different religions existing in our country.

Several acts have been held on discrimination on the grounds of religion and Islamophobia in Europe

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The Foundation has participated in the round table "Management of diversity, public policies and Islamophobia in Europe" (organized by Casa Árabe and Diplomatic School) and in the Workshop on synergies and good practices to address racism and discrimination against Muslims (organized by Oberaxe and European Commission DG of Justice).

Scientific conferences with the support of the Foundation

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We highlight the celebration of two meetings that have been supported by Line 3 of aid:
Conference "Religious factor and civil society" (organized by the UCLM in Ciudad Real),
- IX International Symposium on Concordatary Law "The right to religious freedom un the digital environment" (organized by AEDECON in Madrid).

Agenda

Publicaciones

Portada de VIDAL GALLARDO, Mercedes (2019): Derecho y gestión de la diversidad cultural, étnica y religiosa, Madrid, Dykinson. Author of the review: Oscar Celador Angón VIDAL GALLARDO, Mercedes (2019): Derecho y gestión de la diversidad cultural, étnica y religiosa, Madrid, Dykinson. Author of the review: Oscar Celador Angón
Portada de AIXELA-CABRÉ, Yolanda (2019): La gestión de la diversidad religiosa, étnica y cultural en Europa en el siglo XXI. La variedad de las visiones nacionales, Barcelona, Edicions Bellaterra. Author of the review: Mónica Cornejo Valle AIXELA-CABRÉ, Yolanda (2019): La gestión de la diversidad religiosa, étnica y cultural en Europa en el siglo XXI. La variedad de las visiones nacionales, Barcelona, Edicions Bellaterra. Author of the review: Mónica Cornejo Valle