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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Renault Sofasa it’s turning 50 in Colombia

The ACI Medellín spoke with Matthieu Tenenbaum, president of Renault Sofasa, about the 50 years that have elapsed since July 2nd of 1969, when the French company arrived in Colombia to found it’s assembler, today a pioneer in the region … Read More

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Clúster de café Medellín y Antioquia

The Coffee Cluster of Medellín y Antioquia works for the specialization of the production chain

The Coffee Cluster of Medellín and Antioquia prepares the third edition of Café Fine Experience, a space for knowledge and relationship of local and international actors in the coffee chain. More than 300 attendees, participation of producers from the townships … Read More

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RWS Moravia

A Czech company from the industry 4.0 sets its eye on Medellín

RWS Moravia is a Czech company devote to industries 4.0 which offers translation services adapted to the markets of each country, language localization and multilingual technology for large companies in the world. ACI Medellín received its representatives, who were interested … Read More

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Fahad Siddiqui el creador del modelo co-living visitó Medellín

Fahad Siddiqui, the creator of the co-living concept, visits Medellín

In 2010, Fahad Siddiqui decided to start a business model based on temporary rentals for foreign students. In a short time, this pilot project changed from leasing and buying properties to develop them. Co-living is a shared-housing trend similar to … Read More

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Cities are becoming increasingly fundamental in improving the quality of life of the planet. World Cities Summit

“This is the most successful forum of mayors of them all” the executive director of the Center for Liveable Cities of Singapore, Khoo Teng Chye, said. “It’s been three incredible days. This is a very enriching experience which shows why … Read More

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Taller C40 cero emisiones

Mayor of Medellín Federico Gutierrez calls for Latin American cities to embrace zero-emission transport and lead the world on climate action

During the World Cities Summit held in Medellín, Mayor Federico Gutierrez calls for Latin American cities to embrace zero-emission transport and lead the world on climate action. Mr. Federico Gutierrez, Mayor of Medellin, said: “Our citizens have the right to … Read More

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The 10th World Cities Summit Mayors Forum started today in Medellín

The 10th World Cities Summit Mayors Forum started today in Medellín

Executive Director of Singapur’s Centre For Liveable Cities Khoo Teng Chye and The Mayor of Medellín, Federico Gutiérrez, officially inagurated the World Cities Summit Mayors Forum that will be held in the city with the participation of over 200 leaders … Read More

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Holberton, la academia de programación de Silicon Valley, abre campus en Medellín

Holberton, a programming academy from Silicon Valley, opens its new campus in Medellín

Holberton, from Silicon Valley, launches its program on July 10 at 5:30 pm in the auditorium of the Museum of Modern Art. Medellín, June 8, 2019 – Founded in 2015 by members of companies such as Docker, Apple, and LinkedIn, … Read More

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