Full legal name of organisation in native language Barcelona Activa
Name of organisation in English language Active Barcelona
Acronym BA
Country Spain
Country code ES
Organisation address Pl. Pona i Clerch s/n Caserna de Sant Agustí
Last and first name of the contact person De Dios Carmen
Title and position in the organisation

Director of the centreof services of Ciutat Vella district

Phone (include country and area codes) 0034 93 268 43 93
Fax (include country and area codes) 0034 93 268 39 56
E-mail address Carmen.dedios@barcelonaactiva.es
Home page address


Type of organisation (legal status, main areas and type of activity)

Barcelona Acitva is a programme run by Barcelona council. This programme works on projects lead to different kind of collectives: young people, scholar failure, women and so on. They offer different types of vocational training courses, in service course, etc. Advice and help for new employers.

Size of organisation, in terms of the total number of personnel (use full-time equivalents)

There are 8 centres of Barcelona Activa scattered all around Barcelona. There are more than 1000 employed people.

Evidence of experience of the organisation of the women’s employment issues and experience in international co-operation

One of the projects they run is called "women going for occupation", which is a programme directed to women who have iniciative and want to create their own enterprise. They have also some programmes directed to women out of the labour market, not only because their social situation but also because their skills and problems of self-steem, etc. 

They work in collaboration with the European Social founding, many of their projects depend on it.

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