Super Neighbours

Mutua de Propietarios and its Mutua de Propietarios Foundation are launching the “Super Neighbours” Project to reward those initiatives that are helping to make life easier for people with reduced mobility, during the current health crisis.
More information at: https://www.supervecinos.es/index.php
In this context, Prof. Dr. Sergio Nasarre is a member of the Advisory Board of the Mutua de Propietarios Foundation and he is currently supervising a doctoral thesis on intra-neighbourhood solidarity.

Social Impact Award

Ja the video has been published as Dr. Estela Rivas and Dr. Jan Gonzalo collect the social impact award for the Threshold project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLwBCEXh0q4

La Caixa social research

The project on housing and data science of the UNESCO Housing Chair and the Sees: lab group receives one of the 13 grants from La Caixa

http://diaridigital.urv.cat/un-projecte-de-la-urv-sobre-habitatge-i-ciencia-de-dades-rep-una-de-les-13-beques-de-recerca-social-de-la-caixa/

http://housing.urv.cat/en/dasiho/

 

Local Housing Plan of the City of Tarragona

The UNESCO Housing Chair participates in the drafting of the Local Housing Plan of the City of Tarragona.

https://www.diaridetarragona.com/tarragona/Tarragona-ultima-el-nuevo-Pla-Local-de-lHabitatge–20200217-0058.html

https://www.diaridetarragona.com/tarragona/Arranca-el-proceso-participativo-para-el-Pla-Local-de-lHabitatge-de-Tarragona-20200224-0060.html

Awards

The Diari of Tarragona He has been awarded for his informative work on mediation

https://www.diaridetarragona.com/tarragona/El-Diari-premiado-por-su-labor-informativa-sobre-la-mediacion-20200119-0019.html

Extraordinary doctoral award

Dr. Rosa Maria Garcia Teruel received on November 14th the extraordinary doctoral award in Law for her doctoral thesis “The replacement of the rent for renovation works in urban leases”. The extraordinary doctoral award recognizes the best doctoral dissertation in each area of knowledge. The book including the research from her PhD might be found at: https://www.tirant.com/editorial/libro/la-sustitucion-de-la-renta-por-la-rehabilitacion-o-reforma-de-la-vivienda-en-los-arrendamientos-urbanos-rosa-maria-garcia-teruel-9788413134123

Jury of the ADR Awards

On September 20, the jury of the ADR Awards, of which Emma López Solé is part, met to evaluate the candidates received in the 2019 edition of the ADR Awards of the Department of Justice of the Generalitat of Catalonia.

http://justicia.gencat.cat/ca/detalls/Noticia/valoracio-premis-adr

Award

The Threshold: promoting protection of the right to housing – Homelessnes prevention in the context of evictions”, a research project promoted by the UNESCO Housing Chair, has been awarded a prize from the Social Council URV due to its social impact. This social impact award recognizes, under the category of social sciences and humanities, those research projects that are expected to improve the society. The proposal was submitted by Sergio Nasarre, Estela Rivas and Juan Luis Gonzalo, thanks also to the collaboration of Marc Solé, Ariadna González, Héctor Herrero, Isidre Monreal, Neus Sabaté, Javier Coca and Jordi de Andrés.

http://diaridigital.urv.cat/el-consell-social-premia-limpacte-social-de-cinc-projectes-de-recerca-de-la-urv/

 

ADR Justice Awards 2018

On January the 21th, at the commemoration ceremony of the European Mediation Day, chaired by the Justice Consellera, Ester Capella, the ADR Justice Awards 2018 were awarded for research projects and practical initiatives in the field of mediation and other means of conflict resolution. Our student Ramon Nadal was one of the winners for his work on the use of mediation in environmental conflicts

Acknowledgement to the partners for the 5 years of the Chair

The UNESCO Chair of Housing has acknowledged its partners having accompanied it during this time and has symbolized it with a piece designed by the artist Antonio Gómez, which includes the logo of the Chair, together with that of the Rovira University and Virgili and the one of UNESCO in a context of iron, cement and stone of Tarragona.