Medellín and 10 cities around the world launch an ambitious plan for the post COVID-19 recovery

Medellín and 10 cities around the world launch an ambitious plan for the post COVID-19 recovery

The mayor of Medellín, Daniel Quintero Calle, participated in the press conference for the launch of the Agenda for a green and just recovery, promoted by the prestigious city network C40. This document outlines bold steps to achieve an equitable … Read More

El informe sobre los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible 2020

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was launched in 2015 to end poverty and set the world on a path of peace, prosperity and opportunity for all on a healthy planet. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) demand nothing short … Read More

El alcalde Daniel Quintero expuso la estrategia de empleo inclusivo ante 96 mandatarios del mundo

Mayor Daniel Quintero exposed the inclusive employment strategy before 96 world leaders

Reactivating the economy, creating new, green jobs in businesses that protect the environment, Medellin becoming a Software Valley for the world and focusing on STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), were some of the main points highlighted by mayor Daniel … Read More

Inversionistas instalados ratifican a Colombia como destino de inversión

Settled investors ratify Colombia as an investment destination

Despite the crisis resulting from the pandemic, the international companies keep their confidence in Colombia. This is revealed in a recent survey done by ProColombia and the Regional Investment Promotion Agencies to 229 foreign companies that have their operations in … Read More

Movilidad en Medellín

An Intelligent System to Travel in Medellín

Medellín has wagered on the modernization of the public transport system in order to motivate its use over private vehicles, reduce travel times and contribute to sustainable mobility and environmental care. Every day, citizens of the world seek greater connectivity … Read More

LafargeHolcim, la cementera más grande del mundo ha creado un centro de soporte tecnológico en Medellín para unir todas sus operaciones en el continente

LafargeHolcim: International Investment Makes its Way Into the Software Valley

Medellín will host the technological innovation center of the world’s largest cement company LafargeHolcim, which will be located in the Ruta N Innovation District. The multinational Swiss company expects to invest more than 10 million dollars and generate close to … Read More

Medellín una ciudad para todos

Medellín, a city for everyone

Medellín has become a success story by overcoming challenges of uncontrolled urban expansion and years of violence due to social inequalities. Its transformation is remarkable: in just two decades it went from one of the most violent cities in the … Read More

Medellín segura gracias a la inteligencia artificial

Medellín, Safe Thanks to AI

When we  talk about security, we should go beyond the capacity of manpower strength, and, in this sense, technology is key for large-scale advancement. What is most important for the city in terms of security, regarding the Fourth Industrial Revolution, … Read More

Educación en Medellín

Education, the Path to Transformation

In Medellín, we believe that education is the avenue to overcome the inequality gaps, the engine for social transformation and territorial development. Betting on education is the opportunity to move forward as a society and build a better city. Facing this … Read More

FDI Markets destaca a la ACI Medellín

FDI Markets highlights ACI Medellín for its strategy to attract investment in 4.0 and Creative Industries

On December 9th, the Financial Times announced the winning agencies of the fDi Strategy Awards 2019, an online database that tracks investment in all sectors and countries. After analyzing 56 Investment Promotion Agencies – IPA- in 38 categories, the work … Read More

La ACI Medellín presenta resultados históricos del cuatrienio

ACI Medellín presents Hisoric Results

During the last four years, ACI Medellín showed good results which positively impacted the internationalization of the city, the attraction of foreign investment, and international cooperation. Between 2016 and 2019, ACI Medellín reported the highest indicators in terms of international cooperation and … Read More

Revista Link 2019

LINK 2019:  On the way to the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The seventh edition of Link Magazine is a compendium of content with relevant information about the work of the city to face the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It highlights the technological advances of the city on education, security, mobility, and finance. … Read More

Sos Paisa, una red que le da la vuelta al mundo

Sos Paisa, a Network that travels the World

The Sos Paisa network was born in 2004 to connect the countries abroad with their cities, it is an initiative of the Medellin Mayor’s Office, led by the ACI Medellín, which seeks to be a scenario of dissemination of the … Read More

Medellín le apuesta a la revolución del talento

Medellín: committed to the talent revolution

Medellín today is a world leader in innovation. We have taken unprecedented steps in the region and, consequently, the world looks towards these mountains that decorate a city which is beating with the new, the different, the transformation, to the … Read More

Medellín 4.0: Una revolución para construir oportunidades en Colombia y la región

Medellín 4.0: A Revolution to Shape Opportunities in Colombia and the Region

Thinking about a Medellín 4.0 is a huge challenge for our city. It makes us reflect on how to make technology an inclusive space that will help us close social gaps and generate development opportunities for the city, for the … Read More

Medellín explora el mercado asiático en búsqueda de potenciales inversionistas

Medellín explores the Asian market in search of Potential Investors

In terms of investment, ACI Medellín closes 2019 with an exploratory mission to China. There, we had the opportunity to present our investment attraction strategy in three cities: Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Beijín. In the last 12 years, ACI Medellín managed … Read More

La movilidad no motorizada de Medellín es caso de estudio para países africanos

African countries study Medellín’s Non-motorized Mobility

Guided by the Presidential Agency for Cooperation of Colombia – APC Colombia, and under Colombia’s South-South Cooperation strategy with Africa, a delegation made up of delegates from Kenya, Ghana, and Ethiopia visited Medellín. A delegation made up of 3 officials … Read More

ACI Medellín awarded the work of organizations of the Social Sector of the City

Civil society organizations are institutions that contribute to the achievement of a common good, such as providing education to vulnerable populations, protecting children and adolescents, providing health services, addressing climate emergencies, improving quality of life of the elderly, promoting solutions … Read More

Medellín and its Allies will recognize the work of the city’s social organizations

As part of its strategy to strengthen relations with local allies in international cooperation, ACI Medellín opens this space to contribute to the capacities of the city’s civil society organizations and to recognize their role in the materialization of the … Read More

Marcas internacionales le siguen apostando a Medellín

International brands continue to arrive in Medellín

In recent months, major companies in the retail, fashion, beauty, and mass consumption sector arrived in Medellín and the Metropolitan Area for the first time. Others expanded their network of stores and shops in the city, as part of their growth plan … Read More

Bilingual job fair

A bilingual fair to generate new jobs in Medellín

The Bilingual Job Fair 2019 will be on November 13 from noon until 8:00 pm at Plaza Mayor in Conference room A + B. Medellín will have its first free and qualified bilingual job fair with vacancy offers to fill jobs related … Read More

Inversión extranjera

New website to strengthen foreign investment in Medellín

The Medellín Mayor’s Office developed the website Invest in Medellín to position the city and highlight business opportunities related to investment, innovation, tourism, events, and meetings of the capital of Antioquia. In this website: www.investinmedellin.com.co national and international investors, senior business executives, … Read More

Newsweek recognizes Medellín as one of the smartest cities in the world

Newsweek recognized Medellín as one of the 25 smartest cities in the world in a ceremony held on October 22 at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta -United States-.. According to the Newsweek publication, 25 cities are the smartest of … Read More

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The leading technology academy, Acamica, arrives in Medellín

With an initial investment of more than $ 300,000,000, Acámica consolidates its educational offer in Colombia with agile and highly certified innovative methodologies. “We chose Medellín because we consider it a central hub of innovation and technology in Latin America. … Read More

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The Medellín Manifesto to promote inclusion in education

After a busy day filled with exchanges and the participation of 650 attendees in the IV International Conference of Learning Cities UNESCO 2019, several challenges became evident in the implementation of practices that benefit the entire population, especially those at … Read More

Premio Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards

Medellín’s Green Corridors received a Worldwide Recognition

Medellín is an international benchmark and its Green Corridors project earned it the C40 Bloomberg Philanthropies Award, an international award granted to seven cities for demonstrating its leadership in climate action. This award was presented during the C40 Mayors World … Read More

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Cork -Ireland- and Medellín sign a Memorandum of Understanding

Cork and Medellín sign a MOU to strengthen the exchange of initiatives in education and improve cooperation on learning issues. Both cities belong to the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities On October 2, the mayor of Medellín Federico Gutiérrez … Read More

Economía naranja

Experts rank Colombia as a “World Benchmark” in Orange Economy

Medellín (Colombia), Sep 9 (EFE) .- Colombia was recognized as a world leader in the orange economy during a summit of creative industries held on Monday in Medellin (northwest) and in which experts addressed issues such as the intellectual property, … Read More

Por qué Medellín en España

Medellín promotes foreign investment in Spain

The Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellín and the Metropolitan Area -ACI Medellín- will present in Madrid and Barcelona the advantages that Medellín has for the attraction of foreign companies. In both cities, the Executive Director, Catalina Restrepo Carvajal, … Read More

Nanolabs Accenture en Medellín

The multinational Accenture opens its new NanoLabs facilities

The multinational Accenture choose Medellín to open its new NanoLabs facilities. It will allow the city to apply technologies such as Blockchain, Internet of things and Data Analytics, which will put it on a competitive spot along with countries like … Read More