Congreso de Movilidad Futura

The challenges of urban mobility were discussed in the First Future Mobility Congress held in Medellín

The Future Mobility Congress developed by the Medellín Mayor’s Office together with the EAFIT University, the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and the Despacio research center, presented the main challenges of the city in this area. The event was … Read More

Medellín’s Green Corridors nominated to the Ashden 2019 International Awards

The 30 Green Corridors project has been chosen as one of the four projects in the long list of the Ashden 2019 Awards in the “Cooling for People” category for its contributions to improve the thermal sensation of Medellín. This … Read More

Cooperación Internacional

Delegates of Jeonju, South Korea met Medellín’s Sustainable Mobility System

Delegates from Jeonju, South Korea, completed a mission in Medellín guided by the EDU, the Metropolitan Area, Metro, and Metroplús, to learn about the city’s sustainable mobility system. Their main objective was to understand how Medellín uses public transport to … Read More

Novotel llegó a Medellín

Novotel arrives in Medellín

The French group Accor, the world’s leading operator in the travel and tourism sector, bought the Atton chain and changed the name of the El Tesoro shopping mall to Novotel. Novotel has 278 beds and the total operation sums up … Read More

Informe de inversión en Medellín

Foreign direct investment has boosted Medellín’s Competitiveness

Special report on Investment: 2016, 2017, 2018: The interest Medellín generates to the world due to its social and urban transformation and constant innovation have become the gateway for entrepreneurs and investors to consider establishing their companies in the territory. … Read More

Medellín nodo de conocimiento para el mundo

Medellín stands out as a good partner for international cooperation in the World

Special Report on Cooperation 2016, 2017, 2018 Medellín continues to generate interest amongst the international community in the development of new cooperation opportunities, mainly with those countries seeking allies to implement and develop programs and projects on peacebuilding, city transformation, … Read More

Medellín continues to advance towards sustainable mobility

Medellín will have its first 100% electric taxi Medellín continues to progress in the implementation of a more efficient, modern, and environmentally friendly transport for everyone. In addition to the 64 electric buses which will arrive in the city in … Read More

Metrocable de Medellín

Sustainable mobility, Medellín’s commitment to caring for the environment

On February 28, Medellín opened its fifth Metrocable for commuting. It is an environmentally friendly electrical system which already benefits more than 350,000 inhabitants of the Villa Hermosa and Buenos Aires neighborhoods, and which was financed by the Municipal Administration. … Read More

The Power of the C40 Cities

Medellín is part of a select group of cities which work together to mitigate risks associated to climate change. This decision implies the execution of a wide portfolio of programs that will impact the life quality of people. According to … Read More

What is the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

It is a space of trust and knowledge exchange for global cooperation. Also, it will be the perfect for the discussion about the latest trends and its technological applications, and the regulatory frameworks for different industries and countries in terms … Read More


Medellín is comitted to Sustainable Energy

Converting trash into clean energy? This is what the project by the British company, Exergy, is betting on and proposed for Medellín. Thanks to ACI Medellín, the European company is working for the environmental preservation of the city and the … Read More

El tránsito hacia alternativas limpias

Medellín: Moving Towards Clean Alternatives

The city is advancing on the implementation of an environmentally friendlier, more modern, efficient and healthier transport system for all. In her commute from her home in Belén La Palma, in southwest Medellín, to her office in El Poblado, Daniela … Read More

Consulado de Perú en Medellín

The Republic of Peru opened its Consulate in Medellín

On February 20, Medellin welcomed the new Consulate of Peru, located at 7 South Street # 42-70 (Forum Building, office 415). The event was chaired by the Ambassador of Peru in Colombia, Ignacio Higuera Hare who affirms that the new … Read More

Inteligencia artificial

Artificial Intelligence, the Wave that Expands in Medellín

Medellín’s competitiveness is linked to innovation and technology. It is a commitment for quality work, opening to new markets and the generation of development. When Alejandro Gómez saw the humanoid, Sophia, who interacts and holds conversations with people, in Medellín, … Read More
Medellín, epicentro de la educación en Colombia

Medellín is an Epicenter for Education in Colombia

On February 20, the meeting of Learning Cities: Challenges and Opportunities for Colombia was held at 8:00 a.m. in the Teacher’s Innovation Center, MOVA. The event was led by the mayor of Medellín, Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga and Raúl Valdés Cotera, … Read More

Países nórdicos y Medellín le apuestan a ciudades inteligentes

Nordic Countries and Medellín bet on Smart Cities

The embassies of Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway held the Smart Cities #ThinkNordic event in Medellín to share best practices with the public and private sector of the city. The director of ACI Medellín, Catalina Restrepo, lead the opening act … Read More

crecimiento económico y empleo en Medellín

Economy and Employment: Need to Walk at the Same Pace in Medellín

Medellín seeks to unify the pace between economic growth and quality employment through foreign investment, innovation, commitment to strategic sectors and the knowledge economy. The US multinational, Stanley Black & Decker has 175 years of operations and 93 years of … Read More
Igualdad de género y diversidad

Medellín, a territory for everyone, inclusive and friendly territory for the LGBTI population

Being part of the Rainbow Cities Latin American Network is a sign of the Antioquian capital’s interest and commitment to the elimination of discrimination and to achieving an inclusive and friendly territory for the LGBTI population, and safety for women … Read More
Distrito Térmico de EPM Medellín

Thermal District: Green Infrastructure that Cares for the Air We Breathe in Medellín

EPM makes affordable and non-polluting energy available to the community through the La Alpujarra Thermal District, a pioneering project in Latin America to take care of the planet. “The first thermal district of Latin America is in Medellín,” “Medellín enters the … Read More
Medellín, ciudad del aprendizaje

Medellín, A City for Learning

Visiting the Fiesta del Libro - Book Festival - and attending a talk by authors; enrolling a child in the program of comprehensive childhood care Buen Comienzo; taking advantage of the benefits of information and communications technologies in a public … Read More
Centro para la Cuarta Revolución Colombia

ACI Medellín was key for the establishment of the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Colombia

The internationalization of Medellin involves the construction of relationships and contacts with various entities around the world to positively activate the progress of the city. It is when ACI Medellín acquires a relevant value as a strategic organization for the … Read More

Huertas urbanas y rurales

Urban and rural kitchen gardens are an alternative in Medellín to increase food security

Home grown crop Every morning, Mr. Mario Pimienta finds motivation to get up early. He takes care of his cilantro, paprika, lettuce, chard and radish plants with the same devotion as he cares for his grandchildren or his family. It … Read More

Mayor Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga on Citizen Participation: WCS 2018 Interview

Mayor Federico Gutiérrez shares about the importance of citizen participation, the city’s social transformation and hosting the upcoming WCS Mayors Forum 2019 in Medellin.

Paseo Bolivar, Medellín

A legal, equitable and inclusive Medellín

By Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga Medellín is a fascinating city. Precisely, what makes our present so valuable is our past. After living through terrible episodes of fear and violence in the 80s and 90s, our society learned how to rebuild itself … Read More

Aporte de Medellín a la Agenda 2030

Our Contribution to the Achievement of the 2030 Agenda

Of the 231 indicators within the Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs – and the 200 outcome indicators that are part of the Medellín Cuenta con vos (Medellín Counts on You) 2016-2019” Development Plan, there are two indicators that are fundamental … Read More

RoboRAVE entrega premio internacional en robótica a estudiantes de Medellín

RoboRAVE International awards students from Medellín

Four students and a teacher from the Santa María Educational Institution were awarded by RoboRAVE in the Line Following category 2018, in Badajoz, Spain  The winners are part of the Complementary Education program for the educational strengthening of the Medellín Mayor’s … Read More

Medellín tiene condiciones favorables para lograr emprendimientos

Medellín has favorable conditions to achieve high-impact ventures in Latin America

In line with Medellín’s goal of joining the top-three most entrepreneurial cities and becoming the capital of innovation in Latin America by 2023, a study about the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the city was carried out by the Medellín Mayor’s Office, … Read More

Distrito Creativo de Medellín Perpetuo Socorro

Medellín Works to Boost Orange Economy

Orange Economy refers to all those economic activities related to the cultural industry, art, and creativity. In a stricter definition: “It is the set of activities that, linked, allow ideas to be transformed into cultural goods and services, whose value … Read More

La Red C40 prestará apoyo técnico al Plan de Acción Climático de Medellín

The C40 Network will Provide Technical Support to Medellín’s Climate Action Plan

Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga, Mayor of Medellín, accompanied by Manuel Olivera, regional director for Latin America of C40 presented the planning framework to develop the Climate Action Plan of Medellín to the members of the Metropolitan Environmental Council – CAM. This … Read More

Gestión de Cooperación Internacional

ACI Medellín Works in Six Lines of International Cooperation

The Agency for Cooperation and Investment of Medellín and the Metropolitan Area – ACI Medellín- manages and oversees international cooperation opportunities for public initiatives and programs of social impact. According to the origin of the resources for international cooperation, there … Read More