Medellin Tag

Throughout 2018, Ecocity Builders worked in Medellín’s Moravia neighborhood in partnership with UN Environment, the local government, NGOs, universities, and neighborhood organizations to address the intersection of urban housing, development, environmental protection, and civic rights. The collaborative effort following the Urbinsight neighborhood approach has resulted...

In June 2012 at the Rio +20 global summit on sustainable development, UN Environment launched the Global Initiative for Resource Efficient Cities (GI-REC) to capitalize on the potential for cities to lead action towards greater resource efficiency. One of the initiative’s core activities is to...

After co-creating more robust urban knowledge systems in some of the city’s poorest and most violent hillside neighborhoods during Phase I of the Ecocity Builders (ECB) / Secondary Cities (2C) Medellín implementation of Project Urbinsight, the team determined that the next priority neighborhood type should...