BCN Action Plan Signatories

BCN Action Plan

Acción contra el Hambre

Action contra el hambre is an international and independent humanitarian organization that fights child malnutrition while ensuring water and secure livelihoods for the most vulnerable populations. They operate in over 45 countries supporting more than fifteen million people. Their vision is a world without malnutrition; the first objective, restore dignity to those who today live threatened by hunger.

Active Africa

ACTIVE AFRICA is an NGO whose mission is to improve the education of children in Malawi and Kenya, through aid to rural public schools and improving the nutritional and health status of the population.

Africa Digna

Africa Digna is a NGO focused on the promotion of economic, educational and medical activity of countries in Africa.


AKTEK empowers analysts, international development professionals and peace agents to leverage more data to perform deeper contextual analysis without compromising timeliness for decision-makers. AKTEK helps organisations operating in fragile environments achieve their most challenging objectives by better understanding their operating environment and better managing and mitigating the risks at play

Associació Catalana d'Universitats Públiques (ACUP)

ACUP is an alliance of the eight public universities in Catalonia.The ACUP aims to combine efforts to promote initiatives, programmes and joint projects with the aim of improving the university system and ensuring that it spearheads social, cultural and economic development.

Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)

CIDOB ( Barcelona Centre for International Affairs) is an independent think tank dedicated to the study, research and analysis of international issues based in Barcelona.

Barcelona Global

Barcelona Global is a private, independent and non-profit association made up of 100 of the city’s leading companies, research centers, entrepreneurs, business schools, universities and cultural institutions, and more than 700 professionals aiming to make Barcelona one of the world’s best cities for talent and economic activity.

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

Our key mission is the training of the next generation of economists and data scientists by offering world-class programs taught by leading faculty in their field.

Better Sourcing Program

The Better Sourcing Program provides a technology-based communications solution that helps its clients and development partners discover and leverage opportunities in the artisanal and small-scale mining sector.

Blanquerna-Universitat Ramón Llull

Blanquerna-Universitat Ramón Llull is an academic institution offering degrees in fields of Communication and International Relations.

Casa Asia

Casa Asia is an institution of public diplomacy set up by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Government of Spain, Generalitat of Catalonia, City Council of Barcelona and City Council of Madrid. Its aim is to promote and foster relations of Spain with the countries of Asia and the Pacific in the fields of economy, education, culture and institutional relations. Its headquarters are located in Barcelona and it counts with a centre in Madrid.

CEI International Affairs, Diplomatic School of Barcelona

CEI International Affairs is an academic institution that works for and with professionals in the fields of diplomacy and international relations. Its main objective is to help students enhance their knowledge and develop their personal skills and abilities in order to achieve excellence.

Centre d'Estudis Africans

World Vision is an International NGO working on development, relief and advocacy, that focusses in the most vulnerable children, their families and communities.

Democracia Abierta

Democracia Abierta is the Latin Section of openDemocracy, a London-based independent global media platform. Its main objective is to challenge power and to encourage democratic debate and human rights across the world through reporting and analysis of social and political issues, asking questions about freedom, justice and democracy.


Devex is a social enterprise and media platform for the global development community. Devex aims to connect and inform development, health, humanitarian, and sustainability professionals through news, business intelligence, and funding & career opportunities in international development.


EURORDIS is a non-governmental patient-driven alliance of patient organisations and individuals active in the field of rare diseases, dedicated to improving the quality of life of all people living with rare diseases in Europe.

Federació d'Organitzacions Catalanes Internacionalment Reconegudes (FOCIR)

FOCIR (The Federation of Internationally Recognised Catalan Organisations) is the only platform made up of participants in Catalan civil society which carries out public diplomacy. It was created in 1995 as the result of an agreement between different Catalan associations wanting to promote their own presence and the presence of Catalonia on the international stage.

Fundació Catalunya Europa

The Fundació Catalunya Europa is a non-profit organisation which wants to lead a Catalan and plural project linked to the federal European cause; to analyse and share the President of Catalonia, Pasqual Maragall’s, thoughts and political action; and promote debate and knowledge creation.

Fundació Cercle d'Economia

The Fundation Círculo de Economía is a nonpartisan institution, nonprofit, founded in 1958 to foster debate on economic policy and social progress. It is a social and plural institution that advocates a model of society able to offer opportunities for improvement.

Fundació Fòrum Universal de les Cultures

The Fundació Fòrum Universal de les Cultures promotes citizen engagement with creativity to promote the sustainable development of societies.

Global University Network for Innovation

GUNI is an international network, associated with ACUP and focused on higher education institutions, research centers and networks related to innovation and the social commitment for higher education.


Ideaborn is a private entity whose mission is the promotion and the diffusion of human rights to all members of society, including public and private sector actors.


Imacity is an international organisation focused on the improvement of cities and urban and social development at international level.

Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI)

IBEI is an academic institution, offering graduate studies on international relations, focused on global issues and the analysis of international events.

Institut Català Internacional per la Pau

The Institut Català Internacional per la Pau (ICIP) is a public organisation whose mission is to promote a culture of peace in Catalonia and internationally, to promote peaceful resolution and conflict transformation and to ensure Catalonia has an active role as an agent of peace.

Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT)

IFIT is the world’s first non-governmental organisation dedicated to helping fragile and conflict-affected states achieve more sustainable transitions out of war or authoritarianism. IFIT’s core work is to provide independent expert analysis and advice on integrated policy solutions for locally-led efforts to break cycles of conflict or repression.

Instituto de la Salud Global Barcelona (ISGlobal)

ISGlobal is an alliance of academic, governmental and philanthropic institutions with the aim of facing global health challenges.

Instituto Europeo del Mediterráneo (IEMed)

IEMed is a public think tank, which encourages mutual exchanges for co-operation between Mediterranean countries.


MedCities is a network of Mediterranean cities promoting awareness of urban environmental problems, with a special focus on developing countries, with respect to the management of urban environmental issues.

Open Society Initiative for Europe

The Open Society Foundation’s Initiative for Europe promotes a European society by supporting the enforcement of the rights of its citizens.


Scytl was created in 2001 and is currently leading the disruption of the election industry by providing election modernization technology to governments in 47 different countries.

Segon Món/Segundo Mundo

SegundoMundo is a consultancy group focused in corporate and citizen social responsibility innovation. It specialises also in sustainable tourism.


Worldreader is an international NGO, with headquarters in San Francisco, Barcelona and Accra, which promotes culture and literacy through the use of new technologies, working to create a world where everyone can be a reader.

World Vision (Catalunya)

World Vision is an International NGO working on development, relief and advocacy, that focusses in the most vulnerable children, their families and communities.

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