Medellin Tag

We’re excited to announce the release of Sustainable Neighborhoods - Moravia, a collaborative and intersectoral project to develop a sustainable neighborhood plan for Medellín’s Moravia neighborhood, initiated and funded by the United Nations’ Environment Program. [caption id="attachment_6155" align="alignright" width="350"] Click on cover to read the complete...

Ángela María Holguín Ramírez, Cielo Maria Holguín Ramírez, and Elsy Torreglosa have been community leaders in the Moravia neighborhood of Medellín for over 20 years. Ángela is the co-founder of Moravia Tours, a local business that promotes responsible and sustainable community tourism, Cielo has led formal...

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...