Agustí Fernández de Losada, membre of the Interarts Board of Trustees, was recently appointed Director of the Global Cities Programme of CIDOB, an independent and plural think tank based in Barcelona, dedicated to the study, research and analysis of international affairs. The Global Cities Programme has been launched jointly with the City Council of Barcelona and its aims to find solutions to the challenges of the twenty-first century of the cities through research and the comparation of experiences. Fernández de Losada is an expert on governance and international cooperation and Director of Studies and International Technical Assistance at Tornos Abogados. (Photo: City Council of Barcelona).