Medellin

Type: City
Name: Medellin
Country: Colombia
Latitude: 6.29
Longitude: -75.540001
population: 2,000,001
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Minor bolts Medellin jail

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy who is facing a robbery complaint escaped from a police station in Medellin town, Cebu last Wednesday afternoon.As of Saturday, the local police are still searching for the teenager who hails from Barangay Kawit, Medellin.He was due ... [Published Sun Star Network - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Postcard from Medellín: A Big WUF for Urban Equity

“Is this your first WUF?” is a question commonly asked at the World Urban Forum , a gathering for, by, and about city people that was first convened by UN Habitat in Nairobi in 2002 and descended on Medellín, Colombia last week for its 7th incarnation. ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

How Can Cities Improve Their Resilience?

Thames barrier, London / The Greenwich Phantom“Urban resilience can be defined as the capacity of the system of cities to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what acute shocks occur,” said Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation at the World ... [Published American Society of Landscape Architects - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Empresas Publicas de Medellin to open five NGV filling stations in Aburra Valley

. To the eleven filling stations for natural gas vehicles (NGV) that Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) already has in the capital of the Colombian department of Antioquia, the company will add five more expected to be built this year.The first one will ... [Published GNV Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Big Ideas: School and Work

T here’s nothing elementary about these five education projects:1. Firm: Ctrl G Estudio de ArquitecturaProject: Jardín Infantil Buen Comienzo CarpineloLocation: Medellin, ColombiaIdea: The Jardín Infantil Buen Comienzo Carpinelo, a Ctrl G Estudio de Arquitectura ... [Published Interior Design - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Conference: Violence and Pacification In Latin American and US Cities

The global cities of Latin America –Rio de Janeiro, Ciudad Juarez, Tijuana, Mexico City or Medellin-- have become engines of economic growth. Cities attract remarkable talent at all levels, and provide the networks that allow for innovation and the spread ... [Published Events At Stanford - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Convicted Drug Dealer Indicted for Selling Rhino Horns

U.S. undercover investigation nets an alleged rhino horn trafficker with ties to former Medellín drug cartel. ... [Published National Geographic - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

11 Reasons the UN Should Make Cities the Focus of Its Forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals

anchorShenzhen, a city in southern China, has boomed from a small fisihing village to a major urban center since the establishment of the special economic zone just over 30 years ago (The Atlantic Cities; Reuters/Bobby Yip).Last week I attended the seventh ... [Published Archinect - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

From murder capital to model city: is Medellín's miracle show or substance?

The installation of a cable car system has improved life for the residents of Medellín's Comuna 13. Photograph: Imagebroker/Alamy Residents of Medellín's poorest slums used to be suspicious of strangers. Who in their right minds would be wandering the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Abu Dhabi's sustainable development efforts highlighted at World Urban Forum in Colombia

Medellin, Colombia: The Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) has recently participated in the 7th World Urban Forum (WUF), in Medellin, Colombia. ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Colombia reaching out for business travelers

BOGOTA, Colombia - As new destinations in Latin America develop their appeal for both leisure and business travel, different nations are reaching out for new kinds of visitors. Luis German Restrepo, executive director USA for Proexport Colombia (the government ... [Published ETurboNews - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Leaders of Medellin crime syndicate want to lay down weapons

According to ';Tito'; and ';Giovanny,'; two self-proclaimed leaders of one of the city’s oldest and largest criminal organizations, the Oficina de Envigado members are ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 15 2014]

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Phil Isenberg Joins PPIC Board —by Dan Bacher : "On September 11, 2013, Phil Isenberg, then Chair of the Delta Stewardship Council, joined the Board of Directors of the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC). [...] Isenberg has served in leadership roles in both the privately funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative to create so-called "marine protected areas" in California and planning processes promoting the environmentally destructive peripheral tunnels. 'Phil Isenberg has served since 2010 as chair of the Delta Stewardship Council, which was created by the state legislature to achieve the coequal goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem,' the press release stated. 'He was chair of the California Marine Life Protection Act Blue Ribbon Task Force and chairman of the Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force, whose recommendations provided much of the structure for the major changes in water policy enacted in 2009.'"

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How Can Cities Improve Their Resilience? [Published American Society of Landscape Architects - Apr 18 2014]
Macondo in mourning [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 18 2014]
Empresas Publicas de Medellin to open five NGV ... [Published GNV Magazine - Apr 18 2014]
Tributes for Gabriel Garcia Marquez [Published BBC - Apr 18 2014]
Big Ideas: School and Work [Published Interior Design - Apr 18 2014]
Conference: Violence and Pacification In Latin ... [Published Events At Stanford - Apr 18 2014]
Convicted Drug Dealer Indicted for Selling Rhin... [Published National Geographic - Apr 17 2014]
Voting against Bushes is an act of love [Published Daily Caller - Apr 17 2014]
Photo Essay: The Beehive Collective's First Tou... [Published Upside Down World - Apr 17 2014]
Colombia literary maestro Gabriel Garcia Marque... [Published Colombia Reports - Apr 17 2014]
Colombia Reaching Out for Business Travelers [Published Caribbean News Digital - Apr 17 2014]
Conviction of Rhino Horn Dealer Reveals Ties Be... [Published National Geographic - Apr 17 2014]
UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT : Cities Programm... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
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11 Reasons the UN Should Make Cities the Focus ... [Published Archinect - Apr 17 2014]
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From murder capital to model city: is Medellín'... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
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Texas blog roundup for the week of April 14 [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 17 2014]
The Texas Progressive Alliance honors the legacy of LBJ and the continuing struggle for civil rights as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff looks at the Republican statewide slate and is unimpressed. Bay Area Houston says the ...
Forging a New Global Partnership with Cities: R... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 16 2014]
John Romano, Global Policy Fellow, New York City Last week, I joined thousands of city leaders from all around the world in Medellín, Colombia for the UN’s premiere showcase event for sustainable cities – the World Urban Forum . With the theme of “Urban ...
World: UNISDR welcomes new urban resilience par... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 11 2014]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: World Medellin, 11 April 2014: UNISDR Chief Margareta Wahlström today welcomed the creation of a new partnership between nine key players in the global effort to build urban resilience to ...
UN-Habitat partners with Microsoft CityNext on ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Apr 09 2014]
More than 50 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas; by the year 2050, it will be 70 percent. As more people crowd into urban areas, issues of aging infrastructure and inadequate health and social services become even more critical. To ...
World: New Champion for Making Cities Resilient [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 09 2014]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: Argentina, World By Denis McClean MEDELLIN, 9 April 2014 - The Mayor of the Argentinian city, Sante Fe, José Corral, returns to his home city tomorrow from the 7th World Urban Forum (WUF7) ...
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