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EWM’s Kirstin Miller announces new pilot city Lima at COP20

on December 7, 2014 by Ecocitizen World Map News and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

On Monday, December 2nd 2014, Ecocity Builders Executive Director Kirstin Miller presented the Ecocitizen World Map Project at the US Center as part of the United Nations COP20 Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, announcing our new pilot city, Lima, in partnership with MINAM Peru and OAS. With an introduction by Andrew Griffin, The U.S. […]

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Postcard from Medellin, Part 2: Are we better off being better off?

on May 15, 2014 by Sven Eberlein News and Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments

Postcard from Medellin, Part 2: Are we better off being better off? The desire to create comfort and security for ourselves probably counts as one of the most rudimentary motivations in the human reservoir of instincts. Building a safe nest is one of the impulses that not only transcends cultural boundaries but connects us to […]

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Postcard from Medellín: A Big WUF for Urban Equity

on April 18, 2014 by Sven Eberlein News and Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments

“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. While the answer coming out of my mouth was always […]

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