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|1947 5 Jul
||Manuel Garcia Vasquez becomes a Bahá’í in Spain, the first believer in the country.
||First Bahais by country or area
||The Regional Spiritual Assembly for the Iberian Peninsula is formed with its seat in Madrid, Spain. [BW13:274]
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Spain is formed. [BW13:283]
- For picture see BW13:281.
|1969 3 – 6 Apr
||The first European Youth Conference opens in Madrid, Spain. [BW15:329]
||Madrid; Spain; Europe
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Youth; Conferences, International
||The first Gypsy in Spain to become a Bahá’í, Maria Camacho Martinez, enrols in Sabadell.
||Maria Camacho Martinez
|1988 24 – 25 Sep
||The first annual Bahá’í Studies Conference of Spain is held in Barcelona. [BINS192:5]
||Bahai Studies; Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Other; First conferences
||Thirteen Romanies become Bahá’ís in northern Spain. [BINS186:7]
|1989 23 – 26 Mar
||The First National Women’s Conference of Spain is held in Madrid. [BINS201:6]
||Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Women; Conferences, National; Women; First conferences
|1993 10 – 12 Apr
||The first Bahá'í Congress of Catalunya takes place in Barcelona. [BW92–3:146]
||Barcelona; Catalunya; Spain
|2001 23 - 25 Nov
||International Consultative Conference on School Education in relation with Freedom of Religion and Belief, Tolerance and Non-discrimination, a United Nations conference was held in Madrid, Spain. The Bahá'í International Community presented a statement, entitled Belief and Tolerance: Lights Amidst the Darkness. For the text of the document see BWNS141 or on the BIC Site.
||United Nations conferences; Tolerance; Bahai International Community; BIC statements; Statements; Publications; BWNS
|2009 24 – 25 Jan
||Regional Conferences held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Sydney, Australia and Madrid, Spain. [BWNS690]
||Ulaan Baatar; Mongolia; Sydney; Australia; Madrid; Spain
||Regional Conferences; BWNS
|2018 (post International Bahá'í Convention)
||Some 80 members of the Continental Boards of Counsellors met for a conference at the Baha’i World Centre following the 12th International Bahá'í Convention. On that occasion, the Counsellors were able to reflect on major developments in Baha’i communities around the world. In order to share their experiences some of their stories were recorded and made available via podcasts. The Counsellors discuss the impact of spiritual and moral education programs offered by the Bahá'í community on youth and the communities in which they live, drawing on experiences in Cambodia, Kiribati, India, Norway, Spain, and Timor Leste (or East Timor). [BWNS1264]
Counsellors in Africa, Alain Pierre Djoulde, Clément Thyrrell Feizouré, Maina Mkandawire, and Judicaël Mokolédiscuss discussed endeavours in the field of education in that continent. [BWNS1269]
The podcasts can be found here or on SoundCloud.
|BWC; Cambodia; Kiribati; India; Norway; Spain; Timor Leste (East Timor)
||Counsellors; Conferences, Counsellors; - Institute process; Youth; Podcasts; Education; Conventions, International; BWNS