News & Events

Expert Guest Speaker Lydia Kostopoulos Discusses Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity

Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos participated in a roundtable discussion at the Consulate General with experts from the consular district about the future applications of Artificial Intelligence in security and defense. She also delivered two lectures for students of Global Studies from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) and students from the Barcelona Institute of International Studies (IBEI).
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U.S. comic artist Alitha Martinez inspires young students in Barcelona

On March 25-26, U.S. comic artist Alitha Martinez visited Barcelona at the invitation of the Consulate General. During her visit, she delivered several inspiring talks about her professional career and comic creation process in two Adult Education Programs in Barcelona. She also gave a masterclass to a group of undergraduate students enrolled in a comic ...
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Easter Holidays Increased Security Awareness

Location: Spain Event: During the Easter holiday weekend and continuing through the general elections on April 28, 2019, there will be an increased police presence in public areas and at public events throughout Spain.  As noted in the Travel Advisory dated March 18, 2019, terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Spain. Terrorists may attack with ...
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The Consular Agent in Sevilla Meets with Emergency Services in the Region

The Consular Agent in Sevilla toured the area’s Empresa Pública de Emergencias Sanitarias (EPES) on April 4 to familiarize himself with emergency operations in the region.  He was accompanied by EPES Directors and Coordinators Jose Luis Pastrana, Francisco Bonilla, Inmaculada de Andrés, and Antonia Romero. The Consular Agency in Sevilla assists U.S. citizens in Sevilla, ...
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Officers from the Consulate General in Barcelona Reach Out to U.S. Citizens

Officers from the Consulate General in Barcelona recently engaged in outreach with both students and study abroad coordinators. On April 5 the Consul spoke at the regional APUNE conference to study abroad coordinators who host U.S. citizens students. Meanwhile, the Vice Consul spoke to newly arrived students at ALBA study abroad on March 29. Our ...
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