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Spain leads European mission to fight migrant trafficking in the Mediterranean

The Spanish vessel Cantabria is in charge of the naval units and air assets of Operation SOPHIA, fighting migrant smugglers or traffickers in the Mediterranean.

Spain leads European mission to fight migrant trafficking in the Mediterranean

The Spanish vessel Cantabria is in charge of the naval units and air assets of Operation SOPHIA, fighting migrant smugglers or traffickers in the Mediterranean.

Five Spanish experts on climate change to write reports for UN-sponsored body

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has invited five Spanish scientists to join the teams writing the special reports on global warming and greenhouse gas emissions.

Spanish researcher awarded USA’s most distinguished prize in medicine

Francis Mojica is one of the five recipients of the Albany Medical Center Prize 2017 for his research on the CRISPR gene editing technique and the application of CRISPR-Cas9 to genome engineering.

Spain, a global leader in responsible fishing

Seven Spanish companies belonging to the Organisation of Producers of Frozen Tuna have been granted the Tuna for Responsible Fisheries seal by AENOR.

A Spanish doctor revolutionises thoracic surgery

The Spanish surgeon Diego González Rivas has developed a revolutionary technique to remove lung tumours with a single surgical incision. It is being studied in universities and implemented in hospitals and clinics around the world.

A Spaniard in the top echelon of the Scout Movement

Juan Reig, from Spain, has become a member of the World Scout Committee. With more than 40 million participants worldwide, the World Organisation of the Scout Movement is an NGO with general consultative status to the UN Programmes for Youth.

Ana María Menéndez: a Spaniard at the top echelon of the United Nations

Ms Menéndez has been appointed as the next Senior Adviser on Policy, with the same rank as an assistant secretary-general. She will succeed Kang Kyung-wha, who has become Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Korea.

José Ángel Ávila, winner of European Inventor Award 2017

The Spanish engineer got the European Patent Office award for his development of signalling technology for Galileo, Europe’s global navigation satellite system.

Pioneers in space farming

A research team from the Spanish National Research Council, in collaboration with NASA and the European Space Agency, is running experiments in a fundamental area to colonise other worlds: farming without gravity.

Spain’s national health service, among the world’s top ten

A survey by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington reported in ‘The Lancet’ places Spain among the top ten countries in medical assistance and access to healthcare.

Spain, a world reference in smart cities

The Spanish Association for Standardisation has approved two new UNE standards for infrastructure, accessibility and functionality, aimed at the development of smart cities.

Spain strengthens global presence

Spain stands 12th among the countries with the strongest global presence, according to Elcano Royal Institute.

Spain supports the establishment of an international criminal court to prosecute terrorism

The Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Alfonso Dastis, has resumed the initiative launched by his predecessor, José Manuel García-Margallo, for the establishment of an international criminal court with jurisdiction to prosecute terrorists and extremists.

Spain, a book giant

España es el país con más puntos de venta de Europa y el noveno mercado editorial más grande del mundo, con un volumen de ventas de 2.809 millones de euros.

Sustainable jeans: a revolution made in Spain

Valencia-based Jeanologia has become a global leader in sustainable and eco-friendly jean finishes. Its innovative methods have revolutionised a traditional sector in the textile industry, doing away with toxic chemicals in some of the procedures.

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