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Spain reduced its CO2 emissions by 6.2% in 2019

Electricity generation has decreased by almost a third due to decarbonisation and the production of renewable energy, according to the latest data published by MITECO   In 2019, a dry hydrological year, with a drop in hydraulic production of almost 25% and stable...

E-commerce in Spain increased by 25% in 2019

E-commerce revenue reached 48 billion in 2019, according to data from the National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC) prior to the coronavirus   E-commerce continues to grow rapidly in Spain. During the last four months of 2019, the turnover of...

Classical theatre festivals are back!

Safety measures, national companies and productions feature in the programmes of the main theatre festivals this summer   They are a fundamental part of Spain's cultural activity during the summer. The classical theatre festivals are back, and have adapted to the...

15 years of same-sex marriage, 15 years of equality

  A few words can change the reality of millions of people and even entire societies. This was the case in Spain when, on 30 June 2005, the Congress of Deputies, representing Spanish sovereignty, passed the law 13/2005 to legalise same-sex marriage. In spite of...

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The Spanish language increases its worldwide influence

  The Spanish language is becoming more and more popular and not just because it is the second most spoken language in the world in terms of native speakers, with 483 million Spanish speakers in more than 30 countries, according to ‘Ethnologue, Languages of the...

Leaders on the road to equality in sport

  Among the strengths that characterize Spain is its constant work for gender equality. It is an area that is growing little by little, and the presence of women is gaining ground in all areas of society, even in areas such as sport. According to data from the...

Among those most committed to cybersecurity

Our country has gone from 19th to 7th in the latest Global Cybersecurity Index of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), a ranking led by the UK, the USA and France.   In a world where the Internet has become the epicentre, not only of global business,...

This Is The Real Spain is the blog of Global Spain to spread the word about the real Spain, with its strengths and challenges within and outside our borders. Readers can find these strengths divided up between our three main pillars: democracy, modernity and citizenship. Because Spain is a modern country in which its citizens are the basis for the spectacular progress made in recent decades. And the 40 years of Constitution which we recently celebrated provide us with the perfect lever to remember these successes. Find out more