Conference on Youth, violence and social exclusion

Thursday, April 12th will take place the “Conference on Youth, violence and social exclusion” at Fort Pienc Civic Center Auditorium in Barcelona.

The conference is intended to inform of the main results of the transnational research and intervention project “Violence in transit” funded under the European DAFNE programme. We will discuss about the phenomenon of violence and social exclusion affecting young people in the European Union and its prevention, dealing with the specific case of public transport hubs.




Registration and receipt of participants



Mr. Josep Ricou, President of APIP-ACAM Foundation

Mr. Joaquim Clavaguera i Vilà, Criminal Enforcement Community and Juvenile Justice Director of the Catalan Government.

Mr. Raimond Blasi i Navarro, Youth and Adolescence City Councillor. Quality of Life, Equality and Sports Department of Barcelona City Council


Presentation on the project “Violence in transit” and the DAFNE Programme. Mr. Vincenzo Castelli (On the Road). Moderator and host: Mr. Eduard Mateus


Presentation of the research results in the three cities: Pescara (Italy) by Mr. Fabio Sorgoni (On the Road), Porto (Portugal) by Mr. Sérgio Aires (EAPN Portugal) and Barcelona (Spain) by Mr. Eduard Mateus (APIP-ACAM Foundation). Discussion. Moderator and host: Mr. Vincenzo Castelli


Coffe break.


Introduction to the comparative study of the three urban researches: Mr. Jordi Estivill, Sociologist (APIP-ACAM Foundation). Discussion with Mr. Vincenzo Castelli (On the Road) and Mr. Sérgio Aires (EAPN Portugal). Moderator and host: Mr. Carlos Zéller


Roundtable Expertise on prevention of social exclusion and of youth violence associated with transport in Barcelona. Participants: Mr. Xavier Alonso (Immigration Secretariat of the Catalan Government), Mr. Javier Bonomi (Fedelatina), Mr. Daniel Villegas (Responsible for Research and Analysis of the  Barcelona Metro Civil Protection and Security Unit and in collaboration with the Social Action and the Educational Project Departments of the Barcelona Metropolitan Transport Network), Mr. Andreu Parera (Teams and Projects for Homeless Responsible of the  Vulnerable People Department of the Barcelona City Council), Ms. Núria Mora del Hoyo ((Mediator of the Mediation and Counselling Service of the Juvenile Justice Area of the Catalan Government) and Ms. María Pía Fontana (Metatamor-Eje.Ideas Group). Discussion. Moderator and host: Mr. Natxo Pardo



Mr. Joan Rodríguez, Eixample District Councilor of Equality, Urbanism and Public Roadway of theBarcelona City Council

Ms. Montserrat Font, CEO of the ACAM-APIP Foundation


Download the conference program [pdf]

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Our Partners and Associates

  • On the Road Onlus
  • EAPN Portugal
  • Europe Consulting
  • Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane
  • OSCE